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2 hrs ago | ABC News
Yellowstone National Park administrators say shipments of wild bison to slaughter are done for the winter after almost 600 animals were removed in an effort to shrink their numbers.
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4 hrs ago | Business Journal
A rendering of the planned Washington Monument screening facility, a opaque glass cube that will fit 20-25 visitors at a time.
8 hrs ago | Big Sky Blogs
Glacier National Park in Montana offers winter snowshoe walks from January through March every weekend.
12 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque, New Mexico
As New Mexico heads toward a potentially devastating fire season, there's a threat to to the state's public lands that may come as a surprise.
Due to the continued very high fire danger and current level of fire activity in the State of Utah, Superintendent Kate Cannon has announced fire restrictions for Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, and Natural Bridges and Hovenweep National Monuments.
Park rangers have arrested a man who chained himself to a cement-filled drum to protest the slaughter of bison migrating from Yellowstone National Park.
The University of Tennessee has fired Dr. Gary Sousa as director of the Pride of the Southland Band, but he will retain his faculty position in the school of music.
A new federal report says tourism at national parks in New Mexico generated about $81 million in visitor spending that benefited the state's economy.
According to a new National Park Service report nearly 274,000 people visited Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Bayfield and Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway in St. Croix Falls in 2012.
A new National Park Service report for 2012 shows that 5.6 million recreational visitors to the Natchez Trace Parkway spent $125.9 million in the communities surrounding the Park.
From the bridge of the Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw, northern Lake Huron looks like a vast, snow-covered field dotted with ice slabs as big as boulders -- a battleground for the icebreaker's 58-member crew during one of the roughest winters in memory.
This May 21, 2013 photo provided by the National Park Service shows wildlife biologist Terry Hines standing next to a massive scar on an old growth redwood tree in the Redwood National and State Parks near Klamath, Calif., where poachers have cut off a burl to sell for decorative wood.
The Google barge is seen docked on a pier along Treasure Island in San Francisco, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013.
The National Parks Service says more than 4 million people visited South Dakota's six national parks in 2012.
Authorities say unemployment and drug addiction have spurred an increase in the destructive practice of cutting off the knobby growths at the base of ancient redwood trees to make decorative pieces like lacey-grained coffee tables and wall clocks.
Congress has given final approval to a bill designating 32,000 acres of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore as wilderness.