| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:12 PM
MADISON — A camera was found in a changing room at the Hammonasset Beach State Park camping grounds early Saturday morning, a state official said.
Officers of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection searched all changing rooms,...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 5:35 PM
With the skies threatening bad weather, Kevin Spahr considered whether he and two of his five children should return home early from their weekend camping trip, but his 10-year-old daughter Allison asked to stay until Monday as planned.
Hours later, the...
| May 2, 2014
| 10:37 AM
For Michael Parker, there would be no better place to carve a 137-foot obelisk into asphalt than a plot of land bounded by the Glendale Narrows of the Los Angeles River, boxy industrial buildings, power lines and the Glendale (2) Freeway.
| May 31, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Since May 2, boaters and anglers trying to use a Gunpowder Falls State Park parking lot in Kingsville have encountered a padlocked gate. Signs in English and Spanish flanking the gate say the Jones Road lot is closed through Sept. 1 to “allow the...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:04 PM
The flow of sand on the southernmost tip of Lake Michigan is out of balance, creating serious erosion in some places and too much sand in others, experts say.
After decades of treating the problem at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in a more or less...
| May 20, 2014
You can do more than just grill burgers and hot dogs this holiday.
Memorial Day is Monday, and while we honor those who served and gave their lives for our country and way of life, we also use the holiday as the unofficial start to the summer season....
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:07 AM
Marine biologists have confirmed that a teenager was bitten by a shark at Cape Henlopen State Park in Delaware on Monday, and officials said the boy had to get about 25 stitches to close the wound on his arm.
The 16-year-old boy, who was not identified,...
| May 21, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Anthony Jackson, the former Marine major general who took over California's parks department with a mandate to reform the troubled agency, is leaving after 18 months on the job.
Jackson became the department's director in the wake of an accounting...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:22 PM
The annual list of best beaches in the U.S. has been announced and Florida beaches have taken four of the top 10 spots.
Dr. Beach, aka Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, is the Director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal Research....
| May 22, 2014
| 1:40 PM
You see that guy off in the distance? Out there in the middle of the woods waving the white flag of surrender? That's me.
Merely a month ago, I had knocked the crown off Granby's Enders Falls as king of the Connecticut waterfalls and placed it firmly on...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:52 AM
The treadmill is nice, but why pass up on experiencing the area's natural setting for convenience, when you can let the green space and trails on the Peninsula take you away for a few hours? Some trails capitalize on the area's natural setting while...