The Latest News & Views

Friday, April 27th, 2012

  • 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

  • National Park Service officials have approved a long-term plan for managing development at the Lake area of Yellowstone National Park.

  • A series of monthly astronomy parties at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Michigan kicks off Friday when rangers and members of the Grand Traverse Astronomical Society head out after dark into the lakeshore.

    The first gathering is scheduled for Friday evening in conjunction with National Park Week.