The Latest News & Views

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

  • Firefighters are staying busy this month in Yellowstone National Park, where they have successfully contained one fire while fire bosses are keeping an eye on several others.

    Officials this morning announced that the "Trischman Fire" located south of the Old Faithful complex was fully contained.

  • Rangers at Mount Rainier National Park worked today to recover the body of a Florida man who fell from a cliff above Christine Falls while taking pictures with his son.

    About 7:15 p.m.

  • Imagine being in charge of a national park where fish stocks are reeling, coral reefs are declining, and boaters are damaging both reefs and seagrass beds.

  • A years' long $13.5 million campaign to restore hiking trails in Yosemite National Park has concluded, with improvements seen from the Yosemite Valley to the park's spectacular high country.

    The project was a combined effort of the Yosemite Conservancy, which raised $10 mil

Monday, September 12th, 2011

  • Just how many species of animals, birds, plants, amphibians, reptiles, etc., are there at Sandy Hook in Gateway National Recreation Area? A 24-hour "Bio-Blitz" later this week will provide some insights to that question.

    The biodiversity inventory is to be conducted from 3 p.m. Friday to 3 p.m. Saturday with help from the American Littoral Society.