RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

National Parks

A collection of news and information related to National Parks published by this site and its partners.

Top National Parks Articles

Displaying items 100-110
  • Presidents Day coupons and retail deals

    Presidents Day coupons and retail deals
    You'll <3 my huge list of Presidents Day weekend freebies, dining deals and retail coupons to save at sales this weekend. Give your sweetie a free $168 4G tablet from T-Mobile, find savings at the stores, plus get free entry at natonal parks through...
  • New study: Everglades rare plants under siege

    New study: Everglades rare plants under siege
    A landmark report — 10 years in the making — looked at critically imperiled plants at Everglades National Park and found that 16 of them may already have vanished from there. Possible culprits? The same threats faced by the park's endangered...
  • Outdoors notebook

    Outdoors notebook
    Ocean expo: The Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo is 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 21-22 at the Broward County Convention Center. There are seminars on spearfishing, lobstering, free diving, underwater photography, shipwreck diving, kayak fishing and diving,...
  • Outdoors calendar

    Outdoors calendar
    Feb. 13: Fern Forest Nature Center in Coconut Creek has a naturalist-led night hike for all ages from 7 to 8 p.m. Cost is $5. Call the park at 954-357-5198. Feb. 14: The Bass Pro Shops store in Dania Beach has its annual Spring Fishing Classic, with...
  • Deal: Free 'Winter Wonderlands' guide to snow play at 15 national parks

    Deal: Free 'Winter Wonderlands' guide to snow play at 15 national parks
    Winter at national parks generally is the slow season -- and the snow season. The National Parks Foundation offers a free "Winter Wonderlands" guide to inspire travelers to go ice fishing, stargazing, snowshoeing or skiing at 15 parks around the country....
  • The ghost of Prometheus: a long-gone tree and the artist who resurrected its memory

    The ghost of Prometheus: a long-gone tree and the artist who resurrected its memory
    Somewhere in the high desert of eastern Nevada, a few turns off Route 50 — "the loneliest road in America" — a station wagon sat parked by the side of the highway. Before it lounged a young couple on red lawn chairs. A crudely painted wooden...
  • This weekend, you can "park" it for free

    This weekend, you can "park" it for free
    Ever wanted to visit Historic Jamestowne, Assateague Island or any other local national park or wildlife refuge but balked at the entrance fee? Well, this weekend you can get in for free. Feb. 14-16 is one of those free access weekends for national...
  • Free entry, special programs at Everglades National Park for President's Day weekend

    Free entry, special programs at Everglades National Park for President's Day weekend
    It's going to be a beautiful weekend here in sunny South Florida.  If you're looking for fun things to do outdoors over the long President's day weekend, enjoy free entry at Everglades National Park and all 405 U.S. National Parks on Saturday through...
  • A look at Jamestown's role in forging the chains of slavery

    No place was more instrumental in the development and definition of slavery in Virginia than the first permanent English settlement at Jamestown. Here are some of the landmark events that played out in the colony's first capital during the 1600s:...
  • Norma Friedemann, Evanston

    Norma Friedemann, Evanston
    Age: 84 Writing letters since: The early 2000s, mainly for the Chicago Tribune. Writes about a variety of issues in Illinois from gun control to health care costs. Her biggest concern is climate change, saying, "It upsets me that people don't realize...
  • Florida's python problem: Snakes are decimating mammals in the Everglades

    Florida's python problem: Snakes are decimating mammals in the Everglades
    Florida has a python problem, and it may be worse than anyone thought. In a new study, researchers found that the voracious appetite of the Burmese python can outpace even the reproductive speed of the marsh rabbit, a small brown bunny that seems to...