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The Nation's Official Memorial to Robert E. Lee Gets a Rewrite

Days after the events in Charlottesville, the National Parks Service quietly changed its description of Arlington House, the Virginia mansion that Congress formally named in honor of the Confederate general.

National Park Service ends ban on disposable water bottles

10 hours agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

PHOENIX (AP) — The federal government announced Wednesday it will eliminate a policy that allowed national parks like the Grand Canyon to ban the sale of bottled water in an effort to curb litter.

National parks put a ban on bottled water to ease pollution. Trump just sided with the lobby that fought it.

12 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

A National Park Service ban on bottled water sales to ease pollution was successfully fought by an industry lobby.

Park Service Clarifies That 'Final' Permit Not Yet Issued For Alt-Right Rally

The National Park Service says they "must be deliberative and not preemptive in our decisions related to First Amendment gatherings." [ more › ]

Permit for right-wing Crissy Field rally to get 2nd look by officials

The National Park Service on Wednesday acknowledged widespread concern over plans to hold a right-wing rally at Crissy Field in San Francisco next week, and said it would make a decision soon on whether to let the event proceed on the park property. Show More Summary

Trump administration kills push to ban bottled water in national parks

The Trump administration’s latest environmental rollback is an unusual one, but with a familiar feature: It benefits big business. The National Park Service announced Wednesday that, effective immediately, it will no longer allow parks...Show More Summary

Wildfire in Yosemite National Park swells to 1,600 acres near Wawona, historic hotel

A wildfire in Yosemite National Park continued to grow Tuesday near the community of Wawona, home of the historic Big Trees Lodge, the park said. As the fire inched closer to homes, the National Park Service asked to residents to be prepared to evacuate. Voluntary evacuations notices went out to...

Pelosi asks if White House had hand in approving SF right-wing rally

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi called Tuesday for the National Park Service to reconsider its decision to grant a permit to a right-wing group planning a rally at San Francisco’s Crissy Field, and asked whether the gathering had...Show More Summary

The Lincoln Memorial was vandalized with red spray paint

The graffiti appeared to say “[expletive] law," according to the National Park Service.

NASA's Latest Photo Series Shows Before and After Images of Climate Change

Within hours of Donald Trump's inauguration, several pages on the website went missing - including one on climate change. It hasn't stopped several Twitter accounts dedicated to the National Parks Service from going rogue and writing tweets on climate change. Show More Summary

8 Kentucky sites added to National Register

Kentucky officials say the National Park Service has added eight sites around the state to the National Register of Historic Places. The Kentucky Heritage Council/State Historic Preservation Office said in … Click to Continue »

The Deadly Grizzly Bear Attacks That Changed the National Park Service Forever

Visitors to Glacier National Park had long conditioned the predators to seek food from humans, making the maulings somewhat inevitable

Mountain lion makes rare successful crossing of L.A.-area freeways

Researchers recently documented a rare case of a cougar from the Santa Monica Mountains successfully crossing U.S. Highway 101 and moving into a range less hemmed in by Southern California sprawl, the National Park Service said Monday. The subadult male, dubbed P-55, crossed the 101 early July...

Mountain lion P-55 crosses the 101 freeway—it’s a rare achievement

He’s only the fourth cougar to make the crossing in 15 years A young, male mountain lion known as P-55 has successfully made a “rare” crossing of the 101 freeway, National Parks Service researchers announced today. P-55 was previously roving the western part of the Santa Monica Mountains. Show More Summary

South Korean Spy Agency Confirms Efforts to Sway Country’s 2012 Election

last weekHumor / odd : Snopes

The National Intelligence Service admitted to using "extra-departmental teams" to drum up support for conservative Park Geun-hye, who later resigned amid corruption charges.

South Street Seaport Museum announces $200,000 grant to begin restoration of 1930 tugboat W.O. Decker

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

South Street Seaport Museum announced the commencement of the restoration of the 1930 Tugboat W.O. Decker, with the receipt of a $200,000 Maritime Heritage Grant from the National Park Service. In partnership with the U.S. Department...Show More Summary

Viewing the Solar Eclipse

The American Alpine Institute just received the following information from the National Park Service:The NPS recently received the following warning information from the National Air and Space Administration (NASA) regarding the sale of solar eclipse viewing glasses which may not meet safety standards. Show More Summary

NY Police Rescue Ducklings Trapped In Storm Drain

The orphan birds now being cared for by a National Park Service biologist.

Las Vegas Metro Police: Dead body recovered near Bunkerville

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officials say a dead body has been found on State Route 170 near Bunkerville. Police responded to calls from the National Park Service around 7 … Click to Continue »

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