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National park tips: See the drama unfold at Ford's Theatre in D.C., where Lincoln was assassinated

Yes, you know how this drama ends. But because the 1865 assassination of President Abraham Lincoln is such a startling, compelling, seminal American story, the park service assigns some of its best storytelling rangers to daytime duty here in the reconstructed red-brick Ford’s Theatre building....

Beach Drive closed to vehicular traffic, but the challenge is keeping bikers and pedestrians out of work zone

National Park Service officials are warning pedestrians and cyclists to stay out of the construction zone or face fines and possible closure of the bike path.

Showdown could loom as park service holds on to a critical Yosemite management report

The National Park Service is declining to provide lawmakers with a critical report on Yosemite National Park management problems, raising the possibility of a subpoena showdown. Directed by the House … Click to Continue »

A Guide to Urban Havens in NYC, from a Quaker Meeting House to a Bird-Watching Refuge

6 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The National Park Service and the Cultural Landscape Foundation launch a guide to New York City's cultural landscapes as part of a series on urban design. The post A Guide to Urban Havens in NYC, from a Quaker Meeting House to a Bird-Watching Refuge appeared first on Hyperallergic.

National park tips: Ride a tram to the top of St. Louis' 630-foot Gateway Arch

If you head to the Gateway Arch in St. Louis this year, you might find scaffolding underneath that gorgeous 630-foot-high silver frame. The National Park Service and local leaders are working on $250 million in upgrades to weave together the arch, the Mississippi River, new landscaping and the...

First dinosaur bones found in Denali National Park

Paleontologists from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the National Park Service found the first dinosaur bones in Denali National Park during an expedition in July. They also discovered several new dinosaur trackways, which are fossilized impressions left by ancient animals walking through mud that eventually became rock.

Looking at Brooklyn Then and Now

While speaking in Morristown last week, I had the pleasure of meeting Jason R. Wickersty, a National Park Service ranger.He just wrote an article about the Battle of Brooklyn for the latest issue of Hallowed Ground, the magazine of the...Show More Summary

Could Brexit prove terminal for the NHS?

With Britain’s dedicated foreign medical staff under threat, an already beleaguered national health service faces possibly the biggest crisis in its history All human life is in Homerton hospital’s car park. Or at least, passing through Homerton hospital car park on the way to A&E or outpatients or maternity. Show More Summary

This alpine shelter was built atop a Slovenian mountaintop

It’s a replica based on cabin that remained in service for 80 years This unique bell-shaped building, which serves as a shelter inside Slovenia’s Triglav National Park, pays respect to what came before it. Way back in 1936, a local mountaineering...Show More Summary

Japanese Battleship Flag to Be Donated at Pearl Harbor

A Japanese flag that flew on the battleship Nagato is being donated to the National Park Service.

HRC Participates in National Park Service’s LGBTQ Heritage Theme Study

Among the many efforts to highlight National Coming Out Day, HRC was excited to participate in the launch of the “LGBTQ America: A Theme Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer History,” a new National Park Service (NPS)...Show More Summary

National Park Service Releases First-Of-Its Kind Report on Landmark LGBT Sites

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

“Much of [LGBT] history is difficult—it is about loss, violence, struggle, and failure.”

National Park Service Studies Historic LGBTQ Sites For Possible Recognition

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ? The National Park Service released a new study on Tuesday that surveys historic sites in the movement for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer rights for potential preservation and protections. The study identifies...Show More Summary

Exhibition at Yale University Art Gallery brings art and science together

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History and the 100th anniversary of the creation of America?s National Park Service, Yosemite: Exploring the Incomparable Valley considers one of the country?s most celebrated natural landmarks through the fields of both art and science. Show More Summary

The National Park Service is melting down over harassment charges in its 100th anniversary year

It is known for its giant sequoia trees, towering granite ridges and tumbling waterfalls. But one of the West’s most majestic national parks has now become the latest cauldron in an unfolding scandal over workplace harassment that has rocked the national parks system. Just days after the abrupt...

Lawmakers press park service for documents in Yosemite National Park probe

Frustrated lawmakers are now threatening to issue subpoenas as their investigation into Yosemite National Park management problems heats up. Impatient with a slow National Park Service response to an earlier … Click to Continue »

29 National Park Engagement Pics That Are Nothing Short Of Majestic

The U.S. National Park Service turned 100 this summer, but any agency dedicated to preserving areas as breathtaking as Yosemite and Yellowstone deserves to be celebrated all year long. Besides providing a home to wildlife and showcasing...Show More Summary

Wife of Yosemite superintendent steps down from high-level park service job

Patty Neubacher, the wife of deposed Yosemite National Park Superintendent Don Neubacher, has announced her own abrupt retirement from a top park service job. As deputy regional director of the … Click to Continue »

The New Deal Legacy That Helps Veterans and Our Parks

From the River Bend Overlook at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia, the legacy of the New Deal effort to put millions of unemployed Americans to work in the service of their country is with us every day. Show More Summary

Sex harassment, congressional probes: Not how park service planned to mark 100 years

A management and morale crisis afflicts the National Park Service, epitomized by but not limited to the abrupt retirement this week of Yosemite National Park Superintendent Don Neubacher. Neubacher’s departure … Click to Continue »

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