The Latest News & Views

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

  • 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.

  • During the fall of 1969, U.S. Rep. Pete McCloskey, Jr., button-holed John Ehrlichman, then counsel to President Richard Nixon, and implored him to get the president to support creation of Point Reyes National Seashore.

    "The only man who can save the Point Reyes National Seashore is the President," the California Republican wrote to Mr.

  • A popular series of TV commercials asks "What's in your wallet?" but sometimes it's more important to remember what you're carrying next to your wallet.

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

  • Chimani has added to its library of national park apps with one on Rocky Mountain National Park.

    The app is available for both 'Droid and iPhone users for $1.99 until September 15th (regular price $4.99).