Grand Teton National Park
A potent winter storm that descended on Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks this weekend stranded hundreds of travelers and led a snowboarder astray into the backcountry of Grand Teton.
Efforts to educate motorists to watch carefully for wildlife on roads seem to be working in Grand Teton National Park, where officials cite a decrease in the number of animal deaths from vehicle collisions.
Don't overlook the good work of the various friends groups that strive to bring a little extra to the national parks scattered throughout the country.
Proponents of motorized and non-motorized recreation on public lands in the West will collaborate on a study to measure their combined economic impact, the Western Governor's Association has announced.
House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings, concerned that the Endangered Species Act is wasting more money on lawsuits than recovering species, has scheduled a full committee hearing on the act for next week.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in finding that grizzly bears in the Yellowstone ecosystem should remain a threatened species, has ruled that federal wildlife biologists were wrong when they concluded the decline of whitebark pine trees was not detrimental to the bears' future.
Visit the national parks next summer, because who knows what shape they'll be in in 2013. That was the message Monday evening from National Parks Conservation Association officials in reaction to the failure by Congress' supercommittee to craft a deficit reduction plan.
The final "entrance-fee-free" weekend of the year is coming to the National Park System this weekend, giving you another excuse (if you need one) to get out and visit a park.
In a move aimed at preventing development of roughly one-square-mile of land inside Grand Teton National Park's borders, Wyoming's lone member of the U.S. House of Representatives is pushing legislation to allow the Bureau of Land Management to sell more of its public lands.
While there are still two months left to 2011, it's not too early to think about making a tax-deductible contribution to your favorite national park-related organization.
It just got easier to follow your favorite unit of the National Park System on the Traveler.
U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop, who chairs the House subcommittee that oversees national parks and other federal lands, says it is unconstitutional for the federal government to own those tracts.