wildlife

Meet the Woman behind Waco Mammoth

Today, President Obama designated America’s newest national park site at Waco Mammoth, preserving a trove of exceptional Ice Age fossils […]

Beyond Yellowstone: 8 Unexpected Parks for Wildlife-Watching

If you want to see wildlife, it’s hard to beat some of the largest, most popular parks in the country: […]

A volunteer prepares the scope that visitors will use to view peregrine falcons at Acadia National Park. These ubiquitous helpers work alongside rangers, powering a variety of programs and initiatives across the park system. National Park Service photo.

Lessons from the Wildlife Brigade

Volunteer Energy Powers the National Parks

Our job was simple: hike to Marion Lake in Granite Canyon. Tack on a few more details, like a novice […]

Two wolves howl at Yellowstone National Park.

Parks Sound Off

5 Favorite National Park Noises—and Where to Find Them

What does your day-to-day life sound like? Soundscapes, like landscapes, are unique. They ground us in a place, providing clues […]

Organizations are joining together to remove the Harvell Dam to restore aquatic life in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

Bringing Down the Dams

Restoring Chesapeake National Park Waters One River at a Time

People talk about overcoming obstacles, but when advocates literally move tons of concrete to help their local river and its […]