by Jeff Spross May 1, 2014
Marc Jacobs, one of the GOP's candidates for Iowa's Senate seat, has an unusual idea for lowering government debt: sell off publicly-owned mineral rights.
by Katie Valentine Apr 18, 2014
“This is a wake-up call,” one Park Service researcher said.
by Matt Lee-Ashley - Guest Contributor Mar 26, 2014
"Guys on the West Coast ... west of the Mississippi, they know they've got oil and gas under the land that they can't touch because it's on a national park or some sort of federal land,” said Rep. Pete Olson.
by Matt Lee-Ashley - Guest Contributor Mar 20, 2014
The House of Representatives is planning to vote next week to overturn a 108 year-old law that presidents of both parties have used to protect iconic American places, including the Grand Canyon, the Statue of Liberty, and Arches National Park.
by Joanna M. Foster Mar 11, 2014
On Tuesday, President Obama used his executive authority to create a new national monument, signaling he is serious about bypassing congressional inaction when necessary.
by Matt Lee-Ashley - Guest Contributor Mar 3, 2014
National parks and the communities that depend on them took a major hit as a result of last year's government shutdown.
by Joanna M. Foster Dec 17, 2013
The 2013 California wildfire season began in early May and now an unusually late fire in Big Sur, is extending the season well into December.
by Joanna M. Foster Dec 11, 2013
The latest Vital Signs report on Yellowstone National Park shows that the world's first national park has a fever.
by Jessica Goad - Guest Contributor Nov 21, 2013
The bill, sponsored by Representative Don Young (R-AK), would allow states to petition to take over management of any federal lands within their jurisdictions, including national parks.
by Emily Atkin Nov 5, 2013
Uncertainty surrounding the effects of climate change just helped the world’s largest sea lion become the first animal to be taken off the U.S. endangered species list in nearly two decades.