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December 5, 2018
An image of GPS tracking of multiple wolves in six different packs around Voyageurs National Park shows how much the wolf packs avoid each other's range. Image courtesy of Thomas Gable
Voyageurs Park wolves eating beaver and blueberries, but not moose
December 5, 2018 - 3:20pm
June 7, 2018
Two Wolves travel in a single-file line across ice and snow in winter near Isle Royale. (Rolf Peterson / National Park Service)
Isle Royale wolf reintroduction to begin
June 7, 2018 - 5:48pm
June 1, 2018
Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk, shown outside his office in Mammoth, Wyo., in 2013. Photo for The Washington Post by Erik Petersen
Facing reassignment under Trump, top Yellowstone official instead retires
June 1, 2018 - 12:39pm
May 24, 2018
The Avenue of Flags leading up to Mount Rushmore will be revamped in a major renovation project at the park that will start this fall.  Photo courtesy of National Park Service
Mount Rushmore to undergo facelift, but not the faces themselves
May 24, 2018 - 7:18pm
April 30, 2018
The steam phase of Steamboat Geyser in 2014. National Park Service
A Yellowstone geyser has experienced unusual eruptions lately, and scientists can't explain why
April 30, 2018 - 11:14am
March 17, 2018
House passes Nolan Bill to streamline Voyageurs National Park land management
March 17, 2018 - 1:00pm
The National Park Service Advisory Board members who just quit en masse said they tried unsuccessfully to engage with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, seen here at an event in Washington, D.C., in September. Bloomberg photo by Zach Gibson
Nearly all members of National Park Service advisory panel resign in frustration
January 17, 2018 - 7:04am
October 26, 2017
Administration proposes raising entrance fees at national parks
October 26, 2017 - 1:40pm
August 21, 2017
State, reservations receive federal historic preservation grants
August 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 9, 2017
Plateaus and tops of buttes provide expansive views of the buttes and river valley floor in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The North Unit has a higher elevation than the South Unit and more barren buttes offer striking landscape views. (Photo/ Mark Hoffman, National Park Service)
Similar distances, different experiences
April 9, 2017 - 11:45am
April 3, 2017
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer shows a check from U.S. President Donald Trump's salary which will be donated to the National Park Service during a daily press briefing at the White House in Washington on April 3, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barriaplay button
Trump donates first quarter salary to National Park Service
April 3, 2017 - 2:33pm
September 27, 2016
Storm clouds hover above the Washington monument in Washington D.C., U.S., August 15, 2016. Picture taken August 15, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/File Photo
Washington Monument closed indefinitely for elevator system overhaul
September 27, 2016 - 10:34am
August 25, 2016
President Barack Obama walks on the South Lawn of the White House upon his return to Washington, U.S. after visiting flood damage area in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, August 23, 2016. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
Obama creates new national monument in Maine forest
August 25, 2016 - 12:45pm
June 12, 2016
Light pollution now blots out the Milky Way for eight in ten Americans. Bright areas on this map show where the sky glow from artificial lighting blots out the stars and constellations. An international team of researchers has released the new World Atlas of Artificial Sky Brightness, in a paper published in Science Advances. Credit: Falchi et al., Science Advances; Jakob Grothe/National Park Service, Matthew Price/CIRES and CU-Boulder.
New study shows extent of light pollution across night sky
June 12, 2016 - 4:29pm