The Latest News & Views

Monday, May 7th, 2012

  • The National Christmas Tree, located on the Ellipse south of the White House, has been lost due to complications resulting from transplant shock according to the National Park Service.

    The deceased tree was to be removed this past weekend.

    The Colorado blue spruce came from a tree farm in New Jersey and was planted on the Ellipse on March 19, 2011, and was decorated and lit nightly during th

  • The farther away something is, the more people want to get there.

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

  • A major contraction of park funding across Canada is making news and stirring angst and debate.

  • Whether you're a long-time Yosemite National Park junkie, or just planning your first visit to the park, you really need to check out this time-lapse video by Shawn Reeder.

    Mr. Reeder lives in Bishop, California, where he works as a photographer and musician.

  • The Civil War battlefield parks that surrounding Richmond, Virginia, will be a fitting backdrop to the Civil War Trust's annual conference set for June.

    Hundreds of Civil War buffs and preservationists from around the country are expected in the former capital of the Confederacy as part of the Civil War Trust’s annual conference.