National Park Service

COVID hollars; Gok’s uncertainty; best friend graffiti
COVID hollars; Gok’s uncertainty; best friend graffiti
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
Wildlife is thriving in national parks — for now
Wildlife is thriving in national parks — for now
‘This is something we haven’t seen in our lifetimes.’
Coming home to nature
Coming home to nature
There’s a stereotype that Black Americans don’t explore the outdoors. Historically, that hasn’t been the case.
Scraping bottom; underwhelmed by parks; bulldozed saguaros
Scraping bottom; underwhelmed by parks; bulldozed saguaros
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
How the pandemic will set back environmental science
How the pandemic will set back environmental science
Across the Western U.S., researchers are worried about unmonitored threatened species.
Uranium mining threatens our home, the Grand Canyon
Uranium mining threatens our home, the Grand Canyon
Since time immemorial, the Havasupai have lived inside the natural wonder. We face yet another peril.
During the pandemic, how do you ethically get outdoors?
During the pandemic, how do you ethically get outdoors?
Sheltering responsibly doesn’t mean you have to stay inside.
The danger of self-isolating from COVID-19 on public lands
The danger of self-isolating from COVID-19 on public lands
Gateway communities grow wary of out-of-town crowds.
The Park Service is selling out to telecom giants
The Park Service is selling out to telecom giants
With Trump’s blessing, cell towers are infiltrating protected public lands across the West.
Deer dinner; tree dates; boulder dimensions
Deer dinner; tree dates; boulder dimensions
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
Interior attorney gave false information to Congress about contact with Koch Foundation
Interior attorney gave false information to Congress about contact with Koch Foundation
Daniel Jorjani, the agency’s top lawyer, reached out to his former employer for advice in April 2017.
Photos explore the eerie and erotic of public lands
Photos explore the eerie and erotic of public lands
David Benjamin Sherry, Terry Tempest Williams and Bill McKibben celebrate what could be lost to Trump’s monument rollbacks.
WiFi, Amazon and food trucks: Trump team’s vision for national parks
WiFi, Amazon and food trucks: Trump team’s vision for national parks
As they open parks for businesses, advisers propose cutting seniors 50% discounts during peak seasons.
Allowing off-highway vehicles in Utah’s national parks is a mistake
Allowing off-highway vehicles in Utah’s national parks is a mistake
More mechanized traffic in already crowded parks is another Trump administration gift to industry and Utah politicians.
What are wild burros doing to Death Valley?
What are wild burros doing to Death Valley?
New research suggests that the introduced wild donkeys may benefit native species, but the National Park Service wants to remove them.
How the Trump administration is silencing science
How the Trump administration is silencing science
Six ex-government scientists explain how they were made to bury climate science and why they decided to blow the whistle.
Tinder meets tremors as Western tarantulas look for love
Tinder meets tremors as Western tarantulas look for love
Males will travel in numbers, dance hypnotically and get eaten during their annual hunt to mate.
What about the rails?
What about the rails?
A recent Amtrak journey conjures visions of functional rail transportation in the U.S.
Falling bears; border wall delights; lightning strikes
Falling bears; border wall delights; lightning strikes
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
The heart of California, captured
The heart of California, captured
Robb Hirsch hopes his new book compels readers to act on the behalf of Yosemite National Park.
Lawsuit filed against noisy flights over Olympic National Park
Lawsuit filed against noisy flights over Olympic National Park
Washington’s Attorney General points out shortcomings of the Navy’s environmental review.
Mountain goat eradication is a high-flying balancing act in Olympic National Park
Mountain goat eradication is a high-flying balancing act in Olympic National Park
In an effort to protect visitors and rare plants, the park is relocating the hoofed invaders.
Record heat in Alaska fuels wildfires
Record heat in Alaska fuels wildfires
Anchorage sees 90 F as nearly 120 fires blaze across the state.
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