Latest United States National Park Service Stories

2011-04-12 00:00:27

Celebrate Earth Day while protecting our National Parks with a purchase from ThinkRespectProtect.com. 10% of all April and May sales through ThinkRespectProtect.com will be donated to the National Parks Conservation Association.

2011-04-10 15:37:00

Court Halts Bloomberg Plan to Cede Landmark Structures In Brooklyn Bridge Park for Private Development; Judge Calls Justifications for Federal Giveaway A "House Of Cards" BROOKLYN, N.Y. April 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a sweeping decision, United States District Judge Eric N.

2011-03-29 11:21:00

--America Celebrates "Healthy Parks, Healthy People" During Week-Long, Fee FREE Event April 16 - 24-- WASHINGTON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, is once again teaming up with the National Park Service to kick off National Park Week 2011 April 16th - 24th.

2011-03-21 18:27:00

Jarvis Application of Consistently Applied NPS Ban on Major Sporting Events Upholds Sanctity of Colorado National Monument, Other National Parks; Bad Precedent Seen if Parks Are Opened Up as Sites for Major Commercialization That Is Inconsistent With Mission of Preserving Unspoiled Outdoors TUCSON, Ariz., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued today by Rick Smith, a former superintendent at Carlsbad Caverns and Guadalupe Mountains National Parks and an...

2011-02-08 13:36:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Valentine's Day approaches, many strive to plan romantic activities or getaways.

2011-02-01 11:44:30

According to findings released by an expert in Arctic paleontology, fossilized tracks from two newly discovered prehistoric birds have been found in Alaska's Denali National Park.

2011-01-20 07:59:00

-- One 'Click' At www.lowes.com/give Supports America's National Parks -- WASHINGTON, Jan.

2011-01-19 08:46:00

--March 1st Broadcast To Take Students Nationwide To Gulf Islands National Seashore To Learn About The Science Of Understanding Human and Natural Change In An Eco-System-- --Educators Invited to Register NOW At: WWW.ELECTRONICFIELDTRIP.ORG-- WASHINGTON, Jan.

2010-12-20 13:09:00

--Six Days and Eighteen Chances To Win Great Gear and Prizes-- --Park Supporters Are Also Invited to "Give The Gift Of America's National Parks" This Holiday Season With A National Park Foundation Tribute Gift-- WASHINGTON, Dec.

2010-12-06 09:36:00

--Ceremony to be Streamed Live at www.thenationaltree.org on December 9th at 5:00 p.m. ET and Broadcast Nationally on Public Television throughout December-- --Hosted By Hip Hop Artist and Actor Common, Event To Feature Performances and Appearances by B.B.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.