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Applications are being accepted for Joshua Tree national Park research Grants. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to applya Graduate students interested in doing research on some aspect of the natural or cultural resources of Joshua Tree National Park are invited to apply for the Robert Lee Graduate Student Research Grant.
1 hr ago | R & D
In the unlikely event of a volcanic supereruption at Yellowstone National Park, the northern Rocky Mountains would be blanketed in meters of ash, and millimeters would be deposited as far away as New York City, Los Angeles and Miami, according to a new study.
2 hrs ago | National Parks Traveler
It's big, it's bold, and you can hike to the summit of Lassen Peak if you have the time/Kurt Repanshek North of Yosemite, Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Joshua Tree, and a host of other national park units in California, you might say Lassen Volcanic National Park gets no respect.
2 hrs ago | National Parks Traveler
Train fans looking for their fill of rail history should think about heading to Steamtown National Historic Site in eastern Pennsylvania this coming weekend for Railfest 2014.
6 hrs ago | Archaeology
Joel Pederson, Steven Simms, and Tammy Rittenour of the Utah State University, Melissa Jackson Chapot of Aberystwyth University, Reza Sohbati and Andrew Murray of Aarhus University and the Technical University of Denmark, and Gary Cox of Canyonlands National Park have used luminescence dating techniques to document the timing of geologic events in ... (more)
The now-dry bed of Lake Aldwell - no longer a bare moonscape as trees, grasses and other native plants sewn by both nature and man take hold - is waiting to be explored.
Authorities have pulled a body from the waters of Lake Mohave near the spot where a 31-year-old Southern California man went missing a week earlier.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park will celebrated the 98th birthday of the National Park Service on Monday, Aug. 25. Park visitors are encouraged to participate in one of the many ranger-led programs at park visitor centers or enjoy exploring the park along a scenic roadway, trail or river.
The Blue Ridge Parkway's Peaks of Otter Lodge will celebrate this year's 50th anniversary with substantial guest room upgrades by new concessionaire Delaware North Corporation.
All lanes are open on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Linthicum on Tuesday morning with the clearing of a three-vehicle collision prior to the Baltimore Washington Parkway, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Built as a symbolic tribute to honor the first president of the United States, George Washington, the 555-foot marble obelisk known as the Washington Monument dominates the United States Capital skyline.
These young paleontologists are photographing and mapping the world famous deposit of ancient bones at Dinosaur National Monument .
When he was a boy back in Oregon – before his mother remarried and brought him to West Sacramento – Gregory Keith Hodson put together model airplanes, and his father suspended them on fishing line over his bed.
The National Mall is getting a new face this fall, composed of approximately 2,000 tons of sand, 800 tons of soil, 10,000 wooden pegs and miles of twine.
A single Bull elk is surrounded by his harem of cows in Moraine Park inside Rocky Mountain National Park.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, right, and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi walk together during the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium at the Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park near Jackson, Wyo.
If you're interested in seeing the namesake glaciers of Glacier National Park, Ken Burns has a piece of advice: hurry.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 11:29 am
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