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Park service: 61 million visited DC-area parks in 2016

The National Park Service says 61 million people visited its monuments, memorials and other sites in the Washington area last year. That's an increase of nearly 5 million over 2015. … Click to Continue »

Senior Administration Officials and Recreation Industry Leaders Discuss Recreation Expansion and Improvements

Alexandria, VA – April 24, 2017 – Senior officials from the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and U.S. Forest Service met with more than 30 representatives of the outdoor recreation industry at Shenandoah National Park April 24 to discuss improving visitor experiences on America’s public lands and waters. Show More Summary

Two die in separate falls in Sequoia National Park

Two people died after falling in separate incidents in Sequoia National Park over the weekend, according to the National Park Service. On Friday afternoon, a group of climbers was descending the eastern slope of Mount Whitney when they passed a man who was climbing alone up the Mountaineer’s Route....

Drones used for first time in major search at Grand Canyon

PHOENIX (AP) — The desperate search for two people who disappeared at the bottom of the Grand Canyon last weekend marked the National Park Service's most extensive use yet of drones for a search-and-rescue operation.

How to Visit a National Park for Free This Weekend

It's National Park Week, a time to honor America's many outdoor parks and, according to the National Park Service, the country's largest celebration of national heritage. The perfect way to participate in this holiday is to step outside your front door and into a national park. Fortunately, every national park in the country will be free to visit on April 22 and April 23.

Take This Park and Wire It: BMW Wants to Get Your EV to the Hills

It’s looking like some sites just might not be feasible. Still, BMW, in partnership with the National Park Foundation, National Park Service and Department of Energy, has hatched a plan to lure electric vehicles out of their safe urban confines and into the wilderness. Show More Summary

Merrell offers to assist Grand Canyon search for woman, teen

The National Park Service says the search for two missing hikers related to the co-founder of the Merrell Boot Co. is difficult and complex and that it is not requesting … Click to Continue »

BMW Installing ~100 EV Charging Stations At/Near US National Parks

Up to 100 electric vehicle charging stations will be installed at national parks throughout the US thanks to a newly announced partnership between BMW of North America and the National Park Foundation (NPF), the National Park Service...Show More Summary

The Latest: Park Service: Grand Canyon search complex

The Latest on two missing hikers in the Grand Canyon (all times local): 12:02 p.m. The National Park Service says the search for two missing hikers related to the co-founder … Click to Continue »

Parking meters on the Mall make sense. That doesn't mean they're not a pain.

The days of free parking at the National Mall are numbered, National Park Service says -- and that stinks, even if it's the right thing to do.

DSME Bailout Plan Cleared by Pension Fund

By Jung Park and Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., the world’s largest shipbuilder, won a reprieve from major bondholder National Pension Service and other lenders, helping avert a payment crisis that had threatened to almost shut the company. Show More Summary

Interior Secretary: No harassment allowed at National Parks

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is personally encouraging National Park Service employees to report any forms of workplace harassment they experience or witness. Continue reading ? The post Interior Secretary: No harassment allowed at National Parks appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

'Badass' national park flooded with fan mail after fighting Trump on Twitter

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In the days immediately following President Donald Trump's inauguration, when the world was in need of a climate change defender, a few National Park Service Twitter accounts epically rose to the challenge. The rebellious Badlands...Show More Summary

Interior Secretary: No harassment allowed at National Parks

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is personally encouraging employees of the National Park Service to report any workplace harassment they experience or witness. Zinke on Friday rounded out his visit … Click to Continue »

Get Outside: Visit a National Park for Free During National Park Week!

The National Park Service celebrates National Park Week from April 15 to April 23.

Twitter Is Celebrating National Park Week With a Hashtag-Triggered Emoji

The U.S. National Park Service may not be faring so well under the administration of President Donald Trump, but Twitter is showing park rangers some love. Twitter users who tweet with the hashtags #FindYourPark or #EncuentraTuParque during National Park Week--April 16 through 24--will unlock a special park ranger emoji. Your official National Park Week hashtags...

Interview: Ominous Ann of AltYellowstone NPS Twitter

Just after Donald Trump’s inauguration, the official National Park Service Twitter account retweeted some photos of the crowds at the event comparing them to those at the inauguration of Barack Obama. Many were initially surprised at...Show More Summary

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial (. National Park Service)

The truth about Martin Luther King: Includes historical trivia, articles and pictures. A valuable resource for teachers and students alike.

Jets Zip Through Narrow Star Wars Canyon, Drawing Visitors

The view of planes zooming through the gorge has become so popular the National Park Service may make it an attraction.

Time Running Out for Top Shipbuilder as Lenders Argue

By Abhishek Vishnoi, Kyunghee Park and Jung Park (Bloomberg) — South Korea’s National Pension Service has a decision to make — help the world’s biggest shipmaker survive, or let it die. Creditors to Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Show More Summary

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