June, 2012

Focus on Water: New GeoStory Highlights Park Champions

Summer officially begins today, and with it comes long, hot days with many hours of sunlight. It’s a time when […]

On the Edge: Fracking and the Fate of Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Craning my neck through the car window, my first impressions of Theodore Roosevelt National Park were hills, extending for miles […]

Grand Canyon National Park

National Parks Under Threat

Why NPCA Opposes New Farm Bill Amendments in the Senate

Update, June 19, 2012: The Sportsmen’s Heritage Act amendments discussed in this article are officially no longer part of the Farm Bill […]

The new net-zero visitor center at Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. National Park Service photo.

Park Service Opens Its First “Net Zero” Visitor Center in the Santa Monica Mountains

Correction, 6/28/2012: This story initially stated that the Anthony C. Beilenson Visitor Center was the first platinum LEED-certified visitor center […]

A black-footed ferret at Wind Cave National Park.

What Do California Condors, Gray Wolves, and Black-Footed Ferrets Have in Common? National Parks Are Helping Them Recover

Did you know that California condors once ranged throughout the skies of western North America, but by the 1980s, fewer […]