national parks

Shutdown

Elephant Seals Took Over a Beach During the Shutdown and They’re Not Giving it Back

Just keep it.
Sarah Emerson
1.30.19
national parks

Joshua Tree National Park Could Take ‘200 to 300 Years’ to Recover From the Government Shutdown

The extent of the damages are still unknown.
Sarah Emerson
1.29.19
government shutdown

People Trashed Joshua Tree National Park During the Shutdown and Now It’s Closing

Good job, idiots.
Sarah Emerson
1.8.19
national parks

Yosemite National Park Death Went Unreported For a Week During Government Shutdown

The government shutdown has left national parks understaffed as skeleton crews work to keep visitors and natural heritage safe.
Sarah Emerson
1.7.19
Bears

It’s Big Boy Season: Vote for the Fattest Bear

For brown bears, the fatter the better, because body fat means strong chances of winter survival.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.3.18
national parks

The Plan to Save an Iconic Natural Monument By Covering It in Plastic

A wild desire to preserve one of Utah’s most famous natural monuments almost destroyed it.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.20.18
government transparency

The National Park Service Promises to Reinstate 92 Climate Change Documents Removed From Website

Dozens of documents outlining how national parks will address climate change were removed from the agency’s website this month.
Sarah Emerson
12.22.17
Outer Limits

How America’s National Parks Became Hotbeds of Paranormal Activity

Bigfoot and aliens have come to overshadow the government’s aging database of missing persons cold cases.
Sarah Emerson
10.28.17
National Parks WPA Prints

National Park Posters Remind Us Why Government Funding Is Beautiful

Let's go back to a time when the government loved arts and the environment.
Sarah Emerson
3.17.17
national parks

‘The Land Is an Equalizer’: Indigenous Peoples Take Greater Role in Shaping Canada's National Parks

“We believe true reconciliation happens on the land.”
Jeremy Klaszus
3.10.17
environment

Why Environmental History Is Black History

A combination of history and branding left people of color out of national parks and nature.
Samantha Cole
1.16.17
Canada

Canada’s National Parks Are Being Turned Into Theme Parks

A watchdog group points the finger at Parks Canada.
Kate Lunau
7.11.16
Newer0102Older