National Park Service

‘Organic’ litter is not copacetic
‘Organic’ litter is not copacetic
Even orange peels be damned — don’t toss your food on the trail.
Zinke is letting corporations profit off our national parks
Zinke is letting corporations profit off our national parks
A company is cashing in on prized public lands by fleecing American taxpayers.
Reckoning with History: Wildfire suppression is a decades-old conundrum
Reckoning with History: Wildfire suppression is a decades-old conundrum
Wilderness managers are still trying to balance the risks and necessity of fire.
How the Park Service is planning for climate change
How the Park Service is planning for climate change
The agency is forging ahead despite meager help from Congress.
What climate change is doing to the parks
What climate change is doing to the parks
A sample of the shifts already underway due to a warming climate.
Meet the man helping the Park Service prepare for a hotter future
Meet the man helping the Park Service prepare for a hotter future
Patrick Gonzalez walks the walk when it comes to climate action.
Why has the National Park Service gotten whiter?
Why has the National Park Service gotten whiter?
The agency is trying to hire more racially diverse staff — but can’t seem to make headway.
Park Service ended a wolf study in Alaska, since so many have been killed
Park Service ended a wolf study in Alaska, since so many have been killed
The state culled wolves that had been collared, and it’s no longer feasible to continue research.
Congress pushes Park Service harder on the agency’s legacy of harassment
Congress pushes Park Service harder on the agency’s legacy of harassment
Using documents obtained by High Country News, representatives look into discrimination investigation from 2000.
How Shelton Johnson became the Buffalo Soldiers’ champion
How Shelton Johnson became the Buffalo Soldiers’ champion
The Park Service’s best-known ranger is determined not to let the African-American soldiers fall into obscurity.
See new pictures of the desert’s natural art
See new pictures of the desert’s natural art
In ‘Death Valley: Painted Light,’ the landscape takes on abstract forms.
Drones: the good, the bad and the ugly
Drones: the good, the bad and the ugly
As the aerial technology increases in popularity, so do its impacts.
After attack, the country’s oldest park ranger is back at work
After attack, the country’s oldest park ranger is back at work
Betty Reid Soskin, 94, was beaten and robbed two weeks ago.
Congress members and activists call for ousting of Park Service director
Congress members and activists call for ousting of Park Service director
Agency chief under fire after the release of a second investigation into sexual harassment within the agency.
The Park Service doesn’t need corporate sponsorship. It needs proper funding.
The West’s best buy-one-get-one free, leopard on the loose and a fatal moment of thoughtlessness
Diversity in the outdoors, one hashtag at a time
Diversity in the outdoors, one hashtag at a time
A conversation with Teresa Baker, founder of Hike Like a Girl.
Climate change looms large over Obama’s Yosemite visit
Climate change looms large over Obama’s Yosemite visit
As the park prepped for President Obama’s visit, experts hope to highlight a park in flux.
Christina Benton: Nomadic mama with a mission
Christina Benton: Nomadic mama with a mission
An African-American family hits the road on an RV adventure to spread the word about diversity in national parks.
The Wampus Cats, a Chinese Jackson Hole and a sheriff on the loose
The Wampus Cats, a Chinese Jackson Hole and a sheriff on the loose
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
Grand Canyon superintendent retires after harassment investigation
Grand Canyon superintendent retires after harassment investigation
Park Service says change in leadership will move agency forward in addressing sexual harassment.
How to remember a century of National Parks, for people of color
A coalition hopes to halt gold mine proposals near Yellowstone
A coalition hopes to halt gold mine proposals near Yellowstone
The group of business-owners seeks help from Washington to prevent mining north of the national park.
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