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....
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.
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 »
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.
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...
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.
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
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
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
A Japanese flag that flew on the battleship Nagato is being donated to the National Park Service.
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
“Much of [LGBT] history is difficult—it is about loss, violence, struggle, and failure.”
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
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
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...
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 »
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
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 »
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
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 »