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National Park Service
January 1, 2019
In shutdown, national parks transformed into Wild West - heavily populated and barely supervised
JOSHUA TREE, Calif. - The government shutdown has left America's national parks largely unsupervised. No one is at the gate. No one is collecting...
January 1, 2019 - 3:07pm
December 5, 2018
Voyageurs Park wolves eating beaver and blueberries, but not moose
VOYAGEURS NATIONAL PARK -- When they aren’t identifying record large trees in the forest, Thomas Gable and Austin Homkes’ day job is wolf...
December 5, 2018 - 3:20pm
June 7, 2018
Isle Royale wolf reintroduction to begin
DULUTH—The National Park Service announced on Thursday, June 7, that it will begin to implement its plan this year to increase Isle Royale's...
June 7, 2018 - 5:48pm
June 1, 2018
Facing reassignment under Trump, top Yellowstone official instead retires
A highly respected National Park Service executive who engineered the reopening of the Statue of Liberty after the 2001 terrorist attacks and...
June 1, 2018 - 12:39pm
May 24, 2018
Mount Rushmore to undergo facelift, but not the faces themselves
KEYSTONE, S.D. — One of the region's top tourist attractions—the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in the Black Hills of South Dakota...
May 24, 2018 - 7:18pm
April 30, 2018
A Yellowstone geyser has experienced unusual eruptions lately, and scientists can't explain why
The Steamboat Geyser at Yellowstone National Park can spout 300 feet of scalding water into the air, a feature of the world's tallest active...
April 30, 2018 - 11:14am
March 17, 2018
House passes Nolan Bill to streamline Voyageurs National Park land management
The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed by unanimous consent U.S. Rep Rick Nolan's legislation to streamline the management of land within and adjacent to Voyageurs National Park.
March 17, 2018 - 1:00pm
Nearly all members of National Park Service advisory panel resign in frustration
Three-quarters of the members of a federally chartered board advising the National Park Service abruptly quit Monday night out of frustration...
January 17, 2018 - 7:04am
October 26, 2017
Administration proposes raising entrance fees at national parks
The Trump administration is considering substantial increases in entrance fees to 17 of the most popular national parks during the peak summer...
October 26, 2017 - 1:40pm
August 21, 2017
State, reservations receive federal historic preservation grants
U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt with the National Park Service announced the distribution of historic preservation grants to Minnesota as well as to 10 tribal historic preservation offices in the state. Of the funding distributed, $462,881 went to the state,...
August 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 9, 2017
Similar distances, different experiences
National Park Week begins Saturday and continues through April 23, and the annual event offers an opportunity to learn more about these recreational...
April 9, 2017 - 11:45am
April 3, 2017
Trump donates first quarter salary to National Park Service
WASHINGTON- President Donald Trump, who made a fortune in real estate before running for political office, has decided to donate his first quarter...
April 3, 2017 - 2:33pm
September 27, 2016
Washington Monument closed indefinitely for elevator system overhaul
(Reuters) - The Washington Monument will remain closed to visitors until technicians can overhaul its elevator system after a series of breakdowns...
September 27, 2016 - 10:34am
August 25, 2016
Obama creates new national monument in Maine forest
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday designated 87,500 acres in Maine's North Woods as a national monument (Katahdin Woods...
August 25, 2016 - 12:45pm
June 12, 2016
New study shows extent of light pollution across night sky
WASHINGTON—National parks offer some of our nation's best views of the cosmos. A fundamental new work, The New World Atlas of Artificial...
June 12, 2016 - 4:29pm