| Dec 24, 2013
Famous for his documentaries "The Civil War," "Mark Twain" and "Baseball," among others, filmmaker Ken Burns has a new film ready to roll out in 2014: "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History." Featuring Meryl Streep, Paul Giamatti and Edward Herrmann lending...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Death Valley National Park suspended permits for the iconic Badwater 135 Ultramarathon and other running and bicycling endurance events in the park until officials can complete a safety review, a statement on the park's website said Monday....
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Forty years ago this month, Congress passed the Endangered Species Act; astute, visionary legislation that's served as our nation's lifeline for plants, fish, and wildlife on the brink of extinction. The act has since become one of the strongest and...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:01 PM
A Montana newlywed accused of killing her husband in Glacier National Park pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder after four days of trial -- half the time her marriage lasted.
Jordan Linn Graham, 22, accepted a plea bargain in the July death...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 4:39 PM
National parks from the Sierra Nevada to the Great Smoky Mountains are increasingly being fertilized by unwanted nutrients drifting through the air from agricultural operations, putting some of the country’s most treasured natural landscapes at risk...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:04 AM
EMPIRE, Mich. -- After a tiring journey from Los Angeles to Detroit for a wedding, David Zorn and Jennifer Li were looking forward to a few days of camping at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Northern Michigan. Instead, their visit was cut...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 12:05 PM
A bobcat protection bill approved this week by the California Legislature would establish no-trapping zones around Joshua Tree National Park and other public parks and wildlife refuges throughout the state.
The measure would also prohibit trapping of...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:49 AM
No matter your stance on the issue, there is no disputing how the intersection of personal property rights and government oversight are etched on the American narrative.
Nowhere is this collision course more prominent than in the 49th state.
| Sep 16, 2013
| 9:22 AM
A National Park Service worker made a grim discovery Sunday at a beach in San Francisco: a human foot inside a Puma running shoe.
The foot was found by a National Park Service beach patrol in a response to a call from a visitor to the section of Ocean...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 3:38 PM
This land is your land, but too many dolts take that way too literally.
Set them in a public park or national forest and even generally law-abiding people suddenly think the rules don’t apply to them. Who cares if cutting illegal mountain bike...
| Sep 19, 2013
Dictators have an unfair advantage over democratic governments; they can overturn their previous decisions without needing to explain themselves to anyone. In their territory they are king. The people are there to praise and obey.
Such is the case of...