The Latest News & Views

Monday, April 13th, 2009

  • For the next month or two, visitors to Grand Canyon National Park may notice that drinking water coming from the taps in the park looks a bit "cloudy." Is the water safe to drink? The park recently supplied the answer—and an explanation.

  • All trails at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area in California, including the trail to Whiskeytown Falls, have reopened for the summer season—and just in time for the park's Waterfall Week. A number of trails in the park have been closed due to the risk of mudslides, after large wildfires in the park last summer.

  • Are grizzlies in Yellowstone National Park altering their long winter's slumber due to a changing climate? Federal wildlife biologists think so, and want to take a closer look into this possibility.

Sunday, April 12th, 2009

  • On Easter Sunday seventy years ago, black singer Marian Anderson thrilled a huge crowd that had gathered at the Lincoln Memorial to hear one of the most memorable concerts ever delivered on Federal property.

Saturday, April 11th, 2009