New Mexico's Petroglyph National Monument is threatened by problems that include the runaway growth of the neighboring city of Albuquerque, disagreements over how to manage the resource, and a controversial, embattled superintendent, Judith Cordova.
Locals and environmentalists are concerned about development plans for a 400-acre resort right next to Mount Rainier National Park and the little town of Ashford, Wash.
A new sport called sandboarding is becoming popular in Park Service wilderness areas with dunes, and some worry that it is a form of recreation "not compatible with wilderness values."
The Conservation Fund is working with local ranchers to remove cattle from Nevada's Great Basin National Park.
A revival of interest in explorers Lewis and Clark raises questions about how to handle increased tourism on the National Historic Trail through Montana - as well as questions about how the history should be told.
In his new collection, "Fur and Loafing in Yosemite," cartoonist Phil Frank hilariously follows the adventures of dysfunctional rangers, tourists and bears in Yosemite National Park.
Bison biologist Mary Meagher joins conservationists, area business people and snowmobilers in denouncing Yellowstone National Park's new winter use plan.
Canyon Forest Village, a development near the south entrance of the Grand Canyon, has been approved, but some environmentalists plan to appeal the project.
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