April, 2012

Supporting the Regional Parks that “Pay Huge Dividends”

Ask someone to explain what a National Heritage Area (NHA) is, exactly, and you’re likely to get a long pause. […]

National Parks, and Park Apps, Free for National Park Week

Next week is National Park Week! Starting this Saturday, April 21, through Sunday, April 29, all 397 units of the park system will waive […]


Friday Photo: 23,743 Luminaries Commemorate the Battle of Shiloh

Shiloh National Military Park in Tennessee commemorated the 150th anniversary of what many consider to be the first major battle […]


BioBlitz at Saguaro National Park: Bats, Rodents, and New Perspectives

Today’s guest blog was written by Allie Gaither-Banchoff, an eighth-grade student at Paulo Freire Freedom School who took part in […]

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska.

New NPS Video: Spend Three Minutes in the Wilderness

“In wildness is the preservation of the world,” said Henry David Thoreau. Yet relatively little of the world is designated as […]