National Park Service
ANACAPA ISLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve won the war against rats on a Southern California island preserve. The National Park Service has proclaimed Anacapa Island thriving, a decade after a controversial rat-extermination effort.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington’s famous cherry tree blooms are expected to be at their best between March 26 and March 30. This year marks the 101st anniversary of the gift of trees from Japan.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The pastor of the Episcopal parish closest to the White House will give the benediction at President Barack Obama’s inauguration.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Climbing Yosemite’s Half Dome is one of the national park system’s most iconic hikes in the nationwide system, but officials plan to permanently limit how many can do it.
NEW YORK (AP) – The National Park Service says the Statue of Liberty will be relit tonight for the first time since it was damaged by Superstorm Sandy. National Park Foundation spokeswoman Marjorie Hall […]
NEW YORK (AP) – The Statue of Liberty is set to reopen to the public on Sunday, the U.S. landmark’s 126th anniversary. The statue has been closed for renovation to its interior, although the public […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Depression-era federal courthouse in downtown Los Angeles was named a historic landmark today because of its importance in the annals of post-war civil rights history, the U.S. Department of the […]
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – Health officials are set to draw blood from hundreds of Yosemite National Park employees as part of a research project that aims to help scientists better understand a potentially deadly virus […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – The National Park Service named a Massachusetts contractor Wednesday to repair the Washington Monument’s earthquake damage, though it may take two more months before work begins at the National Mall site. Perini […]
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) – California public health officials want to survey workers at Yosemite National Park to determine whether they were exposed to a deadly mouse-borne virus, a park spokesman said Thursday. The […]
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) – Officials say a visitor to Yosemite National Park has recovered after becoming the ninth person diagnosed with a deadly rodent-borne illness blamed for three deaths linked to the park. […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – The reflecting pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall reopened Friday after a two-year, $34 million reconstruction, completing the largest National Park Service project funded by President Barack […]