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Thursday, April 19th, 2012

  • A "significant loss" of whitebark pine trees in the Greater Yellowstone Area that includes Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks has federal land managers in the region pledging to work together to find ways to reverse th

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

  • Chimani, the leading developer of mobile apps for national parks, is once again celebrating National Park Week by offering all of its iOS and Android apps for national parks for free.

    The Maine-based company says all iOS and Android national park apps will be free in celebration of National Park Week, which runs from April 21-29.

  • A straight-A student from the University of California at Los Angeles will get to spend three months touring the National Park System as an intern under the Park Service's Submerged Resources Center.

    Tim White, of Baldwin, New York, recently was selected by the Submerged Resources Center and the Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society as the Park Service's 2012 diving intern.

  • Greater access to Yellowstone National Park is scheduled to arrive Friday, when park officials plan to open the north and west entrance roads for wheeled traffic.

    Visitors eager to experience early spring in Yellowstone’s interior will be able to travel by car through the park’s North Entra

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

  • The waters that flow past Harpers Ferry National Historical Park in the Shenandoah and Potomac rivers will rise again, to record levels, and with that in mind park officials are preparing their response plan for the next big flood.

    It was nine years ago that the park last updated its flood response plan, and with recent weather events in mind, officials have be