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 Brady McCombs, 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.
By Associated Press
Effects of the federal government's partial shutdown are rippling across the country. With USDA offices closed, farmers can't apply for loans or the federal aid President Trump pledged to offset losses from the trade war with China. IPO filings are…
"You're looking at Yosemite Falls and in front of you is plastic bottles and trash bags."…
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press
By Daniel Ackerman, Scientific American
A new study shows ozone levels in National Parks are similar to the levels in the largest U.S. cities. But most of this ozone may originate outside of the parks.
By Tyler Fingert
The incredible views in America's national parks are seen largely by a specific demographic. Visitors are overwhelmingly white, with just one in 10 being Hispanic and 7 percent African-American. Special correspondent Tyler Fingert from the Cronkite School of Journalism reports…
At Saguaro National Park, the namesake cactus is both the main attraction for hikers -- and thieves. Special correspondent Tyler Fingert of the Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University reports on how the problem is plaguing parks across…
By Associated Press
The plan would nearly triple entrance fees at 17 of the nation's most popular parks, including the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone and Zion, forcing visitors to pay $70 per vehicle during the peak summer season.
By Matthew Brown and Dan Elliot, Associated Press
Yellowstone National Park is open, while the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are closed.
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