The sweeping red-rock vistas at Utah's Zion National Park are increasingly filled with a bumper crop of visitors. Now park managers are weighing an unusual step to manage the tide: … Click to Continue »
More than 3,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has forced almost 5,000 people from homes near Yosemite National Park in Central California. The fire has burned more than 100 square miles and was 10% contained on Thursday. (July 21)
The US Department of the Interior pulled two climate-change experts expected to participate in a tour of Glacier National Park with Mark Zuckerberg, just days before the Facebook CEO arrived, The Washington Post reported. The employees...Show More Summary
The Solo Stove Bonfire Fire Pit is not a substitute for a real backcountry campfire, but it is a vast improvement over making a fire in the rusty fire grates and barbecues you find at national parks and state-run campgrounds. You can also use it at home to have a campfire without building a fire …
Xanda was killed just outside the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe.
Slightly greater than two years after — and not far from where — his father Cecil was killed by Walter James Palmer, Xanda the lion was shot dead just outside Hwange National Park in northwest Zimbabwe. A professional hunter discovered an electronic collar on the dead lion; handed it back to researchers; and communicated what had happened. Show More Summary
Talk about heavenly views.
An official for President Donald Trump's Interior Department says the agency pulled Glacier National Park's superintendent from a recent park tour with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to save money, not … Click to Continue »
Here's some free advice for Mormon parents: If your son says he doesn't want to go on his two year mission trip, don't abandon him in a national park and drive away.
Researchers have recorded more than 1,200 earthquakes at Yellowstone National Park, part of an ongoing earthquake swarm now in its sixth week. Seismologists from the University of Utah have been monitoring the swarm since it first began on June 12, on the western edge of the national park. As of as...
Regula pushed for acquiring the properties that now make up the Cuyahoga Valley National Park between Cleveland and Akron in northeastern Ohio and helped pass new user fees for national parks to provide money to improve facilities. Regula...Show More Summary
A raging wildfire in central California that has forced thousands from their homes spread rapidly on Thursday, threatening a town outside Yosemite National Park, fire officials said. The so-called Detwiler Fire, which is menacing Mariposa and other communities in the Sierra Nevada foothills, is...
The wildfire that’s been raging near Yosemite National Park was showing signs Thursday of calming down as temperatures in the area dipped and humidity rose, officials said. The Detwiler Fire has burned more than 70,000 acres in Mariposa County, destroyed 45 structures and prompted thousands of evacuations since it started on Sunday, officials said. Show More Summary
Xanda was 6 years old.
The circle of life has yet again been fucked by humanity. Another one of Cecil the Lion's sons suffered the same fate as his father after being shot and killed by a big game trophy hunter in Zimbabwe. The Hwange National Park reports that 6-year-old Xanda, the father of several young cubs, was killed just outside the [...]
On a fairly regular basis, I receive emails at Modern Hiker from people who were out enjoying their favorite trails and unfortunately came upon a form of vandalism. Sometimes they caught people in the act, other times they just happened upon it afterward. Show More Summary
When gray wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park, they sparked a resurgence of aspen trees.
In 2015, Cecil the lion was reportedly lured out of Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park to be slaughtered by American dentist Walter Palmer. But lion hunting in the area hasn't stopped. A group that calls themselves Lions of Hwange National Park recently said Cecil's son, Xanda, was shot on a trophy hunt. Xanda was just over six years old and was the father of multiple cubs.[...]
A huge wildfire near Yosemite National Park swelled to more than 70,000 acres overnight as flames destroyed dozens of structures and forced two towns to evacuate.
Scientists hope to create “exclusion zone” around national park to prevent hunting of lions who wander beyond boundaries