Olympic National Park
Not only did the 112th Congress fail to pass any legislation creating additional wilderness in the National Park System, but it turns out the body actually cut some official wilderness out of the system.
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List Of Candidate Species Under Consideration For Endangered Species Act Protection Include At Least 12 From National Parks
In its annual list of species considered to be candidates for Endangered Species Act protection, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has cited at least 12 species that either can be found, or were found, in the National Park System.
Winter access rules are in place for Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park, where plowing operations are scheduled for three days a week.
A 32-year-old Washington man missing in the backcountry of Olympic National Park since Sunday injured an ankle, but otherwise was OK when searchers found him.
A search was under way in Olympic National Park on Wednesday for a backpacker who failed to return from a three-day hike.
More than a quarter-million-dollars worth of grants have been distributed to Mount Rainier, North Cascades, and Olympic national parks from Washington's National Park Fund, which has contributed more than $1.4 million to the parks during the past five years.
The kings are back. Less than five months after the Elwha Dam was taken down, king salmon have been spotted migrating back up the Elwha River and into Olympic National Park.
Apparently a local living near Olympic National Park never thought too hard about the saying that in a national park you should "take only pictures and leave only footprints."
Around The Park System: Bike Shuttles At Cape Cod National Seashore, Fire Worries In The Rockies, And More
Here's a quick blast of news from around the National Park System.
A package of bills that would toss aside environmental laws and regulations protecting a wide number of national parks passed out of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, though its prospects in the Senate were unclear.
A package of legislation that sponsors call the Conservation and Economic Growth Act and which critics maintain would severely cripple the nation's environmental laws and pose a threat to the National Park System is expected to come up for a vote in the House of Representatives this week.