National Park Service

Type: Organization
Name: National Park Service
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 2 reports

Mercury Found In Yosemite Fish

View Slideshow(2 Photos)Be the first to commentTracey Petersen, MML ReporterYosemite, CA — A new study released today found high amounts of mercury in fish caught in remote areas of national parks.  Those parks are in the West and Alaska including Yosemite ... [Published MyMotherLode.com - 36 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Park Service Celebrates Land Acquisition, Mobile Ranger Station

The National Park Service held a brief ceremony Thursday afternoon to celebrate the ways it is expanding the identity of the Missouri National Recreational River (MNRR) and increasing its educational efforts.“It does seem like a lot of different things ... [Published Press and Dakotan - 1 hour ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

This Weekend, Visit the National Parks for Free!

Mark your calendar, campers, trekkers, and wanderers: From April 19th to 27th, National Park Week is back.The National Park Service (NPS) has announced that all 401 national parks will kick off the week with free admission on the 19th and 20th. Some locations ... [Published Smarter Travel - 4 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 5 reports

Griffith Park Mountain Lion Suffering From Rat Poison, Scientists Say

A much-celebrated Los Angeles puma whose image graced the pages of a national magazine last year is suffering serious health effects from exposure to rat poison, according to biologists working with the National Park Service.P-22, the Griffith Park puma ... [Published KCET - 3 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

America's front lawn needs new grass

The National Mall is the most visited of all of the nation's parks but a lack of sufficient upkeep has left America's front lawn looking like a dust bowl. The Trust for the National Mall is working in partnership with the National Park Service to put ... [Published Kentucky.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Washington Monument Tour Reservations Now Available

With the scaffolding off the Washington Monument and the damage from the August 2011 earthquake repaired, the National Park Service is now taking reservations for tours of the 555-foot obelisk beginning next month.The monument suffered extensive internal ... [Published Washingtonian.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Modification to a Previous Presolicitation Notice - F-- Water and Wastewater Testing for Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

Notice Type: Modification to a Previous Presolicitation NoticePosted Date: 16-APR-14Office Address: Department of the Interior ; National Park Service ; NPS - All Offices; NPS, PWR - PORE MABOPoint Reyes National Seashore1 Bear Valley RoadPoint Reyes ... [Published Water Environment Federation - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

No-wake boating imposed on St. Croix River

STILLWATER, Minn. — Authorities have imposed no-wake restrictions on boaters venturing out onto the St. Croix (croy) River.Because of high water levels, boaters on the St. Croix between Taylors Falls, Minn., and Prescott, Wis., must go slow to reduce ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

National Park Service offers fee free days

PETERSBURG - The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, invite people everywhere to enjoy, explore and experience their national parks during National Park Week, April 19-26.Entrance fees ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Letters | 4-16-14

Don’t let federal agencies take over county and state responsibilitiesI’m deeply concerned about the actions of the National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. These federal agencies intend to control how much new development happens in ... [Published West Hawaii Today - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Poaching: Gashaka Gumti Park rangers get arms

About a year ago, President Goodluck Jonathan approved the classification of the National Park Service as a paramilitary organisation in order to ensure adequate security at the parks.The park rangers have, over the years, faced daunting challenges of ... [Published Daily Trust - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Four local operators receive 11 winter use contracts

On Monday, the National Park Service announced 23 new 10-year concession contracts awarded to nine operators throughout the park’s main entrances. Of the 11 contracts awarded for the West gate out of West Yellowstone, four local concessionaire businesses ... [Published West Yellowstone News - Apr 16 2014]

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...Seth Riley, an urban wildlife expert at Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. "When people put these bait traps outside their homes or businesses, they may not realize that the poison works its way up the food chain, becoming more lethal as the dose accumulates in larger animals."
"Snow drifts, while smaller than in years past, were still present in their normal locations and take a bit of care when removing because of the ice lens beneath, to avoid damaging the road" the Park Service's road clearing report said on Thursday
"National Parks are a wonderful place to learn, relax, and recreate" stated Superintendent Marie Frías Sauter
...accident, BP committed to cleaning the shoreline and supporting the Gulf's economic and environmental recovery," BP said in a press release . "Completing active cleanup is further indication that we are keeping that commitment."

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Mercury Found In Yosemite Fish [Published MyMotherLode.com - 36 mins ago]
Park Service Celebrates Land Acquisition, Mobil... [Published Press and Dakotan - 1 hour ago]
Denali Park road to open to Mile 30 on Friday [Published KTNA 88.9 FM - 2 hours ago]
We did start the fire [Published Beatrice Daily Sun - 2 hours ago]
Griffith Park Mountain Lion Suffering From Rat ... [Published KCET - 3 hours ago]
Mercury detected in Rocky Mountain National Par... [Published Sky-Hi Daily News - 3 hours ago]
Navy closes San Miguel Island to public while r... [Published Ventura County Star - 3 hours ago]
First 30 miles of Denali Park Road open to the ... [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - 4 hours ago]
White Sands National Park waives entrance fee S... [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - 4 hours ago]
This Weekend, Visit the National Parks for Free! [Published Smarter Travel - 4 hours ago]
Outer Banks with Kids: Top Family Attractions [Published About - 5 hours ago]
Griffith Park mountain lion exposed to rat pois... [Published Ventura County Star - 5 hours ago]
The Climate Post: Federal Appeals Court Upholds... [Published Huffington Post - 5 hours ago]
Celebrate Earthfest at Hawley Library [Published NEagle.com - 5 hours ago]
Seashore to waive fees for National Park Week [Published Gulf Breeze News - 6 hours ago]
Rat Poison Harms Famous California Cougar [Published LiveScience.com - 6 hours ago]
Fish Found with Mercury in Remote Western Regions [Published TIME.com - 7 hours ago]
Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument hires ne... [Published El Paso Times - 7 hours ago]
INSIGHT-After Nevada ranch stand-off, emboldene... [Published TrustMedia - 7 hours ago]
Elliot Key Reopens After 18-Month Closure [Published CBS Miami - 8 hours ago]
America's front lawn needs new grass [Published Kentucky.com - 8 hours ago]
Cherry blossoms return in full bloom to the Nat... [Published Stars and Stripes - 8 hours ago]
Elevated mercury levels found in fish in Wester... [Published Water Technology Online - 8 hours ago]
Free days at Mount Rainier, but still winter in... [Published Seattle Times - 8 hours ago]
Interior Secretary visits Crater Lake for Natio... [Published Ashland Daily Tidings - 9 hours ago]
Bicyclist struck by deer on Blue Ridge Parkway ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - 9 hours ago]
TRIBAL COURT SETS JULY TRIAL IN CHALLENGE OF TR... [Published Panhandle Post - 9 hours ago]
Griffith Park mountain lion tested positive for... [Published SCPR - 9 hours ago]
Times of Trenton Letters to the Editor - April 17 [Published Somerset Reporter - 9 hours ago]
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Fish Found with Mercury in Remote Western Regions [Published TIME.com - 7 hours ago]
(FRESNO, Calif.) — Federal scientists have found high amounts of mercury in sport fish caught in remote areas of national parks in the West and Alaska, according to a study released Thursday. Researchers for the U.S. Geological Survey and National Park ...
Sally Jewell’s frustrating first year in Washin... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Apr 15 2014]
Kate SheppardInterior Secretary Sally Jewell has faced an uphill battle in Washington as she tries to implement her ambitious agenda. In February, she went snowshoeing on Mount Rainier to see firsthand the effects of climate change. On a brisk Monday ...
Ribbon-cutting Ceremony for Planned Fitness Zon... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Apr 15 2014]
--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ICF is partnering with the National Park Service (NPS) and The Trust for Public Land (TPL) to bring an outdoor exercise area to Anacostia National Park in Southeast Washington, D.C. ...
Ribbon-cutting Ceremony for Planned Fitness Zon... [Published EON Business - Apr 15 2014]
--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--ICF is partnering with the National Park Service (NPS) and The Trust for Public Land (TPL) to bring an outdoor exercise area to Anacostia National Park in Southeast Washington, D.C. ...
Ribbon-cutting Ceremony for Planned Fitness Zon... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Apr 15 2014]
--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ICF is partnering with the National Park Service (NPS) and The Trust for Public Land (TPL) to bring an outdoor exercise area to Anacostia National Park in Southeast Washington, D.C. ...
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United States Mint to Launch Great Smoky Mounta... [Published Financial Services - Jan 17 2014]
FOR-SITE Foundation in Partnership with the Nat... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Dec 03 2013]
National Park Service & National Park Foundatio... [Published Auto & Transportation - Dec 02 2013]
NPS Retirees: New Gov't Shutdown Survey Gets It... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 18 2013]
National Park Service & National Park Foundatio... [Published Auto & Transportation - Nov 13 2013]
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