The Latest News & Views

Friday, April 27th, 2012

  • A makeover of the exhibits at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center near Mather Point on the park's South Rim will make it easier to plan a backcountry trek, and to learn about the canyon's cultural and natural histories.

    The exhibits include opportunities for interactive trip planning, a large map of the canyon that allows users to view video footage from locations around t

  • Wildlife fascinate most folks to some degree, and grizzlies seem to take that to an even higher level. But we definitely prefer to watch these animals from a distance.

    Photographer and videographer Daryl L.

  • Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park is the latest unit of the National Park System to have bats infected with white-nose syndrome, a deadly disease that already has killed about 7 million bats in the country.

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  • A $10,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for murdering an Indiana man on the [url=http://www.nps

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

  • It looks like the Oglala Sioux Tribe will soon recover some of its land in South Dakota.

    Under an agreement supported by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, National Park Service officials are recommending the establishment of the nation’s first tribal national park in partnership with the tribe.

    Secretary Salazar and Park Service Director Jon Jarvis today a