December, 2012

Death of Alpha Wolf Sparks Renewed Concern over Hunting near Yellowstone

She was graceful and photogenic. She was a good mother. She was widely admired for her strength and beauty. But […]

The Folly and the Ivy

Make an Easy New Year’s Resolution That Can Help Parks

At the peak of the fall season, the trees along the George Washington Memorial Parkway are alive with color. This […]

Jordan Pond at Acadia National Park in Maine.

What’s at Stake: Staff Shortages at Acadia National Park

If Congress does not act to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” the Park Service could lose 8 to 10 percent of […]

Volunteers help build the Duck Brook Connector Trail at Acadia National Park.

New Trails Make Acadia’s Beauty More Accessible

As a resident of the New York City area and the wife of a business school student, I’ve spent countless […]

A sea otter at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

Friday Photos: Happy Anniversary ANILCA

  Earlier this month, more than 100 million acres of public land in Alaska shared one common anniversary: On December 2, Lake Clark, […]