The Latest News & Views

Monday, May 28th, 2012

  • Is there a connection between climate change, a tiny beetle, and increased haze in the skies over places such as Rocky Mountain and Yellowstone national parks?

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

  • Though the "official" hurricane season doesn't start until June 1, Tropical Storm Beryl is heading north on a path that could bring it ashore along the Georgia coast.

  • The news spread fast across Canada last week that the government had announced that the Rouge Park complex that protects an entire watershed in Toronto would indeed become the country’s first “national urban park.”

    CBC News reported that, “Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said Friday that Ottawa will be ‘providing over $140 million over the next 10 years and over $7.5 million (annually) to

  • Without question, one of the bonuses of visiting Olympic National Park is eating the incredibly fresh seafood you find in the restaurants.

    For special events, the chefs at Lake Quinault Lodge, Lake Crescent Lodge, Kalaloch Lodge, and Sol Duc Hot Springs mix seafood, in this case scallops, with acorn squash to create a meal not soo

Saturday, May 26th, 2012

  • If you find yourself in North Dakota this summer, consider heading to Theodore Roosevelt National Park to join a ranger-led hike into the park.

    The first of six "Wilderness Hikes" is this Sunday, May 27.