White-Nose Syndrome Threatens Bat Populations

Carter Caves State Resort Park and Kingdom Come State Park in eastern Kentucky can be added to the list of state and national parks who have noted white-nose syndrome (WNS) among their bat populations.

Safeguard Your Phones and Tablets

As we all invest in newer technology, cases to maintain our purchases are a must. Whether you’re traveling to work, vacation or to a park near you, you want your electronics to be safe from harm. Here’s an overview of some of the new cases on the market for iPhone, iPad and other smartphones:

Significant Sites to Honor African American History

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial was dedicated on August 28, 2011 Source: NPSFebruary is African American History Month—a time when we all reflect on the achievements of African Americans throughout U.S. history.

Top Ten Parks for Presidents Day

Looking to soak up some American History this Presidents Day weekend? Look no further. We've developed a list of national historic sites related to American Presidents.

Sequestration Cuts Set to Affect National Parks

Grand Canyon National Park is set to face a $1 million budget cut if sequestration goes into effect. Source: NPSBudget sequestration has been looming in the distance, but as we approach March 1, it looks very likely that sequestration will go into effect.

Historic Bouldering at Horsetooth Reservior

A northward view over Horsetooth Reservoir, CO. Photograph by Kacey HerlihyPerched in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Horsetooth Reservoir overlooks the Colorado town of Fort Collins, about an hour north of Denver. The reservoir, approximately 6.5 miles in length and a half-mile in width, was constructed in 1949 as part of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project.

Birdcams Provide Unique Opportunity to Viewers

Ospreys gather on a nest at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge in Maryland. A webcam located below the bird with opened wings gives a close-up view of nesting activity. (Photo: Tom Lorsung)Though National Wildlife Refuges offer visitors the opportunity to see wildlife in their natural habitat, the chance to see animals up close and personal is not always available. Until now.

Over and Under the Snow Inspires Curiosity

Over and Under the Snow CoverLooking for a new bedtime story for winter?

Free Entrance to National Parks & Public Lands in 2013

If it's free, it's for me—and YOU! Experience the beauty of America's national parks and public lands this year for free! On the days specified below, entrance fees will be waived for the following national parks and public lands.

January 21: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

National Park Service, Fish & Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, and US Forest Service

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