National Parks

1 epic itinerary for your trip to Montana

SOME ROAD TRIPS start with a frantic airport, frenzied lineups for rental cars, and countless miles navigating through busy interstates with a rental …

Glacier National Park

25 places you should visit before they disappear forever

Earth is home to incredibly beautiful natural sites. But because of climate change and human carelessness, some of them are in danger of disappearing …

Climate Change

Five "mighty" reasons to road trip through Utah

Road trips through beautiful Utah<p>When it comes to road trips in the USA, you’d be hard pressed to find a reason to skip Utah. Encompassing nearly 85,000 miles, Utah is the 13th largest state in America, but the 35th largest in population, which means there are plenty of open spaces to explore, …

RVs

Trump to issue new order calling into question two decades of national monument designations

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Wednesday instructing the Interior Department to review national monument designations his three …

Government

Mount Whitney hiker among two Sequoia Park deaths

By Ashleigh Panoo<p>Two people died in separate incidents in Sequoia National Park during the weekend, one on Mount Whitney and the other in the Kaweah …

Outdoors

Iconic Ansel Adams print sells for $42,500 at auction

A famed Ansel Adams print has sold for over $42,000 at auction.<p><i>Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico</i>, shot by Adams at 4:05 p.m., on October 31, 1941, was snapped up at Swann Auction Galleries last week at the staggering price of $42,500. The striking image of the moon over a small New Mexican town was …

Food Photography

The best national parks for paddling

<i>This article originally appeared in Canoe & Kayak Magazine. Words by Charli Kerns</i><p>National Park Week was recently celebrated with outdoor enthusiasts …

Outdoors

The Best US Tourist Attractions, According To 17,000 Travelers

Summer is rapidly approaching. That means summer vacations are almost here! Money is being squirreled away. Courses are being plotted. Instagram feeds are being scanned. America is getting ready to hit the road for some much needed r&r. And if last year’s travel reports are any indication, we’re …

Outdoors

Into the Badlands Clip: Bajie and MK Team Up for a Fight

In an all-new episode of Into the Badlands, “Black Heart, White Mountain” -- airing Sunday, April 30th on AMC -- Sunny (Daniel Wu) confronts his …

Badlands

Bipartisan Support of Public Goods Made America Great

It’s time for the U.S. to stop turning its back on the efforts that gave us public schools, transportation networks, and national parks.<p>All Americans are lucky to live in a country brimming with public resources that everyone can share.<p>Many are provided by government and funded with our tax …

Outdoors

What would a government shutdown mean for you?

WASHINGTON — Funding to keep the federal government up and running will run out at midnight Friday unless Congress passes a new spending bill and President Trump signs it into law.<p>If they fail, the result would be a partial government shutdown in which most services would stop except those deemed …

Government

Trump opens door to stripping park and monument protection

Several media outlets are reporting that amid a new flurry of executive orders, Trump will direct Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to examine all …

Outdoors

5 Places to Get Free Pretzels on National Pretzel Day 2017

<b>Updated for National Pretzel Day 2017</b><p>National Pretzel Day is a day that you can spend some time appreciating pretzels and their history, but you'll …

Dessert

Fully rehabbed Lincoln Park co-op with park and lake views asks $6M

This updated, full-floor residence is pretty much a single family home in the sky<p>Located on the 9th floor of the 1923 Howard Van Doren Shaw-designed building at 2450 N. Lakeview Avenue, this massive Lincoln Park co-op offers all the space of the neighborhood’s many single-family mansions plus …

Real Estate

Scientists stunned: Antarctica’s not as cold as it should be

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Scientists, already stunned at climate change, the holes in the ozone, and the fact that people persist in driving even though …

Climate Change

Montana Lawmakers Want to Make Native America a Destination

The Blackfeet Indian Reservation rolls across the plains just east of Glacier National Park. There’s a hotel and casino. There are gas stations, a …

Outdoors

Trump orders review of land protections

Donald Trump will sign executive orders aimed at expanding offshore oil drilling and reviewing national monument designations made by his …

Outdoors

What I lost and found in Madhya Pradesh

The heartland revealed its stripes during a bike journey through the centre of India<p>The fact that Raipur’s airport is named after Swami Vivekanand, a …

Madhya Pradesh

The National playing shows, including Forest Hills Stadium

<b>The National</b> have an anticipated new album on the way, the followup to 2013’s great <i>Trouble Will Find Me</i>. (Members have been busy in the time since …

Outdoors

Parks Dept. is keeping the promise to finish projects quicker

Build parks faster. That’s what I promised when I joined the Parks Department in 2014, and that’s what we’re delivering.

FAQ: The Federal Budget and How It Could Affect National Parks

As the deadline looms for Congress to agree on federal funding, NPCA readies to fight any provisions that could harm national parks<p>Tomorrow, members …

Government

1Frame4Nature | Clay Bolt

<i>What YOU Can Do:</i><p>Watch A Ghost in the Making: Searching for the Rusty-Patched Bumble Bee by Clay Bolt and get inspired to help protect bumble bees and other native pollinators in your own community!<br>• What can you do in your backyard to make a difference? Plant native wildlflowers in your backyard, …

Bees

Connelly: Trump to sign 'review' order aimed at axing America's new national monuments

President Trump is set to sign an executive order on Wednesday that will order a "review" of national monuments protected by his predecessors, with the aim of eliminating two big monuments in southern Utah.<p>While the new Bears Ears National Monument, and 1.7 million-acre Grand Staircase-Escalante …

Outdoors

Yellowstone National Park Had a $680 Million Impact on Local Economies

A U.S. Department of the Interior report says Yellowstone visitor spending in 2016 brought in about $680 million to the park’s gateway communities in …

Yellowstone National Park

Into the Badlands: "Leopard Stalks in Snow" Review

<i>Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below.</i><p>One of the big takeaways from Into the Badlands' Season 1 finale was that even the mighty Sunny isn't …

Badlands

Final photos of hikers missing in the Grand Canyon recovered from GoPro

<b>The last images of a grandmother and her step-grandson were posted after the teen’s GoPro was recovered by search and rescue.</b><p>Haunting smiles of …

GoPro

From Congo child soldier to award-winning wildlife ranger – a life in danger

Forced into the militia as a child in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rodrigue Katembo has now been awarded a Goldman prize for risking his life fighting to protect his country’s wildlife<p>As an enforced child soldier, Rodrigue Katembo saw his little brother die and had to carry the news to his …

Africa

Discover what inspired photographers most in Hokkaido in Japan

For years, countries around the world have wondered what exactly it is that tourists really get most inspired by on their travels.<p>A project in Japan, which mapped photo-sharing across Hokkaido, the northernmost of the country’s two main islands, gives a glimpse of what travellers there were most …

Japan

Kuki Gallmann shot and wounded at Kenya conservation park

<b>Renowned Italian-born conservationist Kuki Gallmann has been shot and injured in an ambush at her conservation park in northern Kenya, Kenyan media say.</b><p>The author of the best-selling memoir I Dreamed of Africa was airlifted to hospital for treatment.<p>Ms Gallmann, 73, owns the Laikipia Nature …

Africa

20 images that show how much we've reshaped planet Earth in the past 70 years

April 22 is Earth Day, a world holiday celebrating our planet — the only home we've got (so far).<p>Humans have had an unmistakable impact on Earth — …

Climate Change