Other parks that remain open have closed shuttles, campgrounds, visitor centers and some trails to prevent the spread of COVID-19. …
By Mead Gruver, Brady McCombs, Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and rival Abdullah Abdullah traded blame for a possible $1 billion reduction of U.S. aid. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo made the threat after meeting with them in Kabul. Also, The…
Entry fees have been eliminated, but many parks are closing visitor centers, shuttles and lodges to fight the spread of the virus. Gateway towns, however, fear they couldn't handle a local outbreak.
By Brady McCombs, James Anderson, Associated Press
If approved by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump, it would provide for spending more than $2 billion per year on conservation and outdoor recreation projects and park maintenance across the country.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
By Christopher Booker, Michael D. Regan, Mori Rothman
A natural spectacle called "firefall" happens each February in California's Yosemite National Park when light from the setting sun strikes the park's Horsetail Falls, making it look like it's ablaze with fire. But this year the waterfall slowed to a…
By Elisheva Mittelman, Yale Environment 360
More than half of all U.S. National Parks are overrun with invasive animal species, such as rats, pythons and feral hogs, according to a new study.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, David Sharp, Associated Press
Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has signed an order that classifies e-bikes as non-motorized bikes, allowing the-bikes on every federal trail where a regular bicycles can go.
By Brady McCombs, Associated Press
The plan was met by immediate criticism from environmental and tribal organizations who say it will leave sensitive lands and sites vulnerable to damage.
By Associated Press
Officials say the first golden eagle in Yellowstone National Park to be fitted with a tracking device has died. Scientists suspect the adult female may have eaten carrion containing lead bullet fragments.
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