invasive species

Citizen Scientists Dive into Lake Michigan to Combat Invasives and Help Save Birds at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

What Lies Beneath

Citizen Scientists Dive into Lake Michigan to Combat Invasives and Help Save Birds at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Ever wonder what lies beneath Lake Michigan? Emily Tyner, a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has been working […]

Fishy Business

New Law Will Help Lock Invasive Carp out of National Park Waterways

Imagine paddling along in your canoe or going for a swim in a tranquil national park river, enjoying a perfect […]

The Kemps-ridley sea turtle, recently reintroduced to Padre Island National Seashore in Texas, is the most endangered sea turtle in the world. National Park Service photo.

Meet 9 Endangered National Park Animals

The news is grim for many threatened plants and animals struggling to adapt to habitat loss, changing climate patterns, development, […]

Bridge over the restored wetlands in Yuma, Arizona. Courtesy of the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area.

Reconnecting a Desert Town with Its River: Improved Tourist Attractions at Arizona’s Yuma Crossing

Situated in the corner of the Southwest where Arizona, California, and Mexico converge, the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area (YCNHA) […]

Rob McFarren (right) and another volunteer help build a pen to contain invasive tumbleweed at Petrified Forest.

Park Allies Target an Unwelcome Guest at Petrified Forest: Tumbleweed

I love living in Arizona. The natural landscapes have always been among my favorite places to explore, with its many […]