PDX museum rendering courtesy of Presidio.gov The battle over the cultural fate of the otherwise outdoors-oriented Presidio could hit the pause button once again after a high-level letter sent to the Presidio Trust recommended the governing...Show More Summary
George Lucas' hopes for a cultural arts museum in the Presidio have taken another hit as the National Park Service has advised that the Presidio Trust wait several years before making a final selection for the former commissary site. The...
At today's Board of Supervisors hearing, Mayor Lee will stop by for a tete-a-tete with the Supes. One of the topics they'll cover is the National Park Service's proposed restrictions on dog access at the Golden Gate National Recreation...
Last week an oversight panel for the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) concluded that the population of grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park has significantly recovered, and recommended that the animals be removed from the threatened-species l...
The National Park Service's wide-ranging, unnecessary closings were an embarrassment during the government shutdown -- and apparently the Park Service agrees.At least that's what I'm concluding as I review the Park Service’s response...Show More Summary
From a National Parks Service lesson plan on the attack on Pearl Harbor: A chart on brothers serving on the U.S.S. Arizona.
National Park Service / AP Pilot whales are stranded on a beach in a remote area of the western portion of Everglades National Park, Fla., Dec. 3, 2013. At least 10 pilot whales that beached themselves in Florida’s Everglades National Park died Wednesday, according to federal officials. Show More Summary
The female puma known as P-19 is nursing three cubs born a few weeks ago in the Malibu Springs area, the National Park Service said today on Facebook. Two females and a male; DNA is being tested to determine the father.
The Oct. 6, 1743, edition of The Pennsylvania Gazette leads with a three-column letter from a lieutenant on the H.M.S. Centurion. “Our Men, by this Time, died like rotten Sheep,” the sailor tells his brother about one voyage. For the … Read more
Perhaps nothing is more emblematic of the frustration Americans felt during the October government shutdown, which cost the economy an estimated $24 billion, than the furor over the shuttering of more than 400 federal national parks....Show More Summary
Google has released new "Street View" imagery of national parks and historical sites across North America. Working with the U.S. National Park Service and Parks Canada, our Street View cars, trikes and Trekker mapped more than 44 locations with beautiful, 360 degree panoramas.
The National Park Service will hold a commemoration of the event at the Lincoln Memorial plaza today. [ more › ]
[Work crews continue removing the scaffolding surrounding the Washington Monument in Washington. The National Park Service has announced the earthquake damaged monument will reopen in spring of 2014. Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais via AP] Read more...
(CNN) - As Pennsylvania gears up to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address on Tuesday, one prominent Abraham Lincoln fan won't be in attendance: President Barack Obama. The National Park Service announced a few weeks ago the President won't be part of the activities commemorating the historic speech, and critics have since assailed […]
The Washington Monument will be illuminated for the final time this Sunday, as the National Park Service prepares to remove the scaffolding for the obelisk. [ more › ]
(WASHINGTON) — The National Park Service says crews will begin removing the scaffolding surrounding the Washington Monument starting in less than two weeks. The scaffolding was erected to allow crews to repair the monument, which was damaged in an earthquake in August 2011. Show More Summary
By DYLAN GARCIA Talk Radio News Service WASHINGTON- National Park closures during the government shutdown cost the economy approximately $76 million per day, according to Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell. Jewell addressed these issues and how her agency intends to move forward today at the National Press Club here. “Public servants were forced to do [...]
Whenever the federal government steps in, inefficiency, dysfunction and waste seem to be quick to follow—and the National Park Service...
Officials with Ducks Unlimited are applauding the recent nomination of Rhea S. Suh as Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks. The position oversees both the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Park Service within the U.S. Depar...
The 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address is fast approaching. Click here for a rundown of events sponsored by the National Park Service in Gettysburg and various other organizations. President Barack Obama has been invited to speak, but at this point has yet to confirm. We all know of the president’s close identification with […]