September, 2012

Citizen Scientists Document Species at Rocky Mountain National Park

Blitzed with Butterflies

Citizen Scientists Document Species at Rocky Mountain National Park

Clouded sulfur? Mormon fritillary? Hoary comma? I had never heard of such intriguing creatures before last month, but the Rocky […]

Precaution, Funding, and Science-Based Policy

Revisiting Leopold Could Move NPS in the Right Direction

When a team of scientists and conservationists led by A. Starker Leopold wrote the Leopold Report in 1963, national park […]

Ram's Head Point, St. John, Virgin Islands National Park. Photo © Chris McDaniel.

Friday Photo: Stunning St. John

The official summer travel season may be over, but many of us are still dreaming of the beach. Take a moment to […]

Hiking the Ice Age Trail.

National Parks Plus Kids: On to Pictured Rocks and the Ice Age Trail

Our brief visit to Pictured Rocks was enjoyable, though not the biggest grabber for the kids. Parents with young kids […]

Dancers in South Florida bring the beauty of the Everglades to Wolf Trap.

New Video: Celebration of National Parks in Dance

Most music and dance lovers in the Washington, D.C., area are familiar with the Wolf Trap Performing Arts Center–the Virginia performance space […]