User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Protection :: National Parks
Last updated: Apr 20 2018 01:45 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Hurley and Pendleton to honor U.S. national parks with a special collection for Earth Day 19.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Collaborations have become a rite of passage in the fashion world, but on occasion, well-known brands have come together to not only create something fresh but do some good. That’s the case with Costa Mesa-based Hurley’s new collection with Pendleton Woolen Mills and the U.S. National Park Service.

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National Park Week is coming up. That means free entry at Yosemite, Death Valley, Joshua Tree and other parks 18.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

National parks that charge admission fees — including Yosemite, Death Valley, Joshua Tree, Sequoia and Kings Canyon in California — will be free Saturday to mark National Park Week. It’s one of just four free entry days at national parks in 2018.

Visitors who go Saturday will save $25 to $30 per...

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National Park Service to 'modestly' raise entrance fees in plan to cut repair backlog 13.4.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The National Park Service will increase entrance fees at 117 national parks by at least $5. The increases are far smaller than had previously been proposed by the Trump administration.
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The Energy 202: Scott Pruitt gets top deputy despite Democratic opposition 13.4.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Andrew Wheeler's role is especially critical right now.
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Public outrage forces Interior to scrap massive increase in park entry fees 13.4.2018 Washington Post
Americans widely condemned the first proposal to raise entry fees from $25 to $70 at some national parks. The new plan for a smaller increase tracks more closely with inflation.
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Popular national parks to raise fees to $35, not $70 13.4.2018 AP National
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Interior Department is increasing fees at the most popular national parks to $35 per vehicle, backing down from an earlier plan that would have forced visitors to pay $70 per vehicle to visit the Grand Canyon, Yosemite and other iconic parks....
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Three office workers experience burning eyes and throats after exposure to unknown powder in Greenwood Village 13.4.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
South Metro Fire Rescue is investigating a hazardous material situation after three office workers were exposed to an unknown powder while moving boxes.
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Video: Here's what Yosemite's recent flooding looked like. Oh, those thundering waterfalls 12.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

When rains pummeled the Yosemite Valley last Friday and Saturday, visitors never got a chance to see the power of nature bearing down at one of America’s most beautiful national parks — until now.

The park Wednesday released a video taken during and after the storm that shows thundering Horsetail,...

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The Trump Administration Scrubbed Climate Science From an Important New Report 7.4.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Reveal and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. National Park Service officials have deleted every mention of humans’ role in causing climate change in drafts of a long-awaited report on sea level rise and storm surge, contradicting Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s vow to Congress that his department is not censoring […]
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Woman leaves $1 million to Washington's national parks 6.4.2018 AP Washington
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Officials say Washington state's three national parks have received a $1 million donation from the estate of a woman who loved the outdoors....
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Alleged bicycle-theft scammer in Golden bolts from shop on foot, fleet officers make arrest 6.4.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A man with an alleged scam to steal a bicycle from a Golden shop was chased by officers across a parking lot on foot before being arrested and jailed.
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How the Denver Botanic Gardens proved it could grow a plant that looks like it came from Dr. Seuss’s sketchbook 6.4.2018 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Exotically beautiful and impressively tall, echium are the supermodels of gardens’ April display. Now gracing the orangerie, the containerized echium will live outdoors once nighttime temperatures warm to above 28 degrees.
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Pansies persist through Colorado’s whiplash weather, colorful faces shining through the snow 6.4.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Pansies that show up at garden centers in spring provide a much-needed service for gardeners and their gardens. Not only do they add color to empty flower beds and containers, but they provide an early food source for any pollinators that are out and about.
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Justice Department Sues California Over Law Blocking Public Land Sales 3.4.2018 Wall St. Journal: Policy
The Justice Department sued California on Monday, seeking to block a new state law that restricts the U.S. government’s ability to sell and manage federal public lands.
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Justice Dept. sues California again, this time over state law on transfer of federal lands 3.4.2018 Washington Post
Justice Dept. sues California again, this time over state law on transfer of federal lands
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Americans tell Interior to take a hike over proposed national park fee increase 3.4.2018 Washington Post
The plan to raise peak-season entrance fees from $25 to $70 at 17 parks is being reconsidered after overwhelmingly negative public reaction.
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Monday's TV highlights: 'The Terror' on AMC 2.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary
SERIES

Get Up Mike Greenberg, Michelle Beadle and Jalen Rose cohost this new three-hour morning show that’s a combination of news, analysis and opinion on sports. 7 a.m. ESPN2

Wild Spaces In the first of two new episodes, this documentary series visits the Marine National Monument that protects...

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Southern Africa cruise and land tour takes $572 off cabin cost 28.3.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Save $572 per cabin on CroisiEurope’s new land-and-cruise journey to national parks and rivers in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe.

The deal: Discounted prices for the nine-day trip start at $6,033 per person for selected fall dates.

Passengers start in Johannesburg and end with an...

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Group: Public in dark about cell tower plans in Grand Teton 23.3.2018 AP National
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- An environmental group says Grand Teton National Park officials are inappropriately preventing the public from learning about plans for new cellphone towers at the foot of the visually striking Teton Range....
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Massive spending bill moves to Senate ahead of shutdown deadline 23.3.2018 BBC News - US & Canada
The bill now moves to the US Senate ahead of a Friday deadline to fund the federal government.
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