03/06/14 06:45 AM
CRIMORA, Va. (AP) — Firefighters battling a wildfire in Shenandoah National Park have gotten some help from Mother Nature. The National Park Service says rain, sleet and snow late Sunday and most of Monday dampened the Rocks Mountain Fire before it reached containment lines. The fire burned...
03/04/14 04:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service says visitors to parks in and around the nation's capital spent nearly $929 million in surrounding communities in 2012. The agency released a report Monday on a visitor spending analysis done by two government economists. They say visitor spending...
By Ashe Schow | 02/14/14 04:12 PM
Did you forget your sweetheart today? If so, don't fret, because the U.S Forest Service has you covered. Just say all along you planned to take her to a forest, a lake, or a park. She’ll love it. “Let a photograph or video be the record of your everlasting love,” wrote Kathyrn Sosbe, a...
By Holly Fretwell | 02/12/14 09:00 AM
In his recent State of the Union speech, President Obama promised to use presidential authority to “protect more of our pristine federal lands.” Similar to most political statements, many people find this idea appealing but few investigate it further.
By Paul Bedard | 02/07/14 02:22 PM
The largest and most comprehensive study of bird collision deaths ever finds that nearly 1 billion birds die in building crashes every year, a shocking number that has fans of the feather creatures urging construction companies to use new materials to stop the annihilation.
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