Posted By: James Morrissey
November National Park News - 11/01/10 07:00 PM
Everglades National Park News:
Python problem can be solved by serving up snakes
The Everglades, according to experts who get paid $53.50 per hour to know stuff the rest of us take for granted, are slithering with 43,000 escaped or released Burmese Pythons. We citizens know that Burma isn't Burma any more but Myanmar.
Grand Canyon National Park News:
TRIP OF THE WEEK: Grand Canyon National Park just as relaxing in the winter (Obviously not news, but some interesting content)
Grand Canyon National Park's splendid scenery lures visitors all year, but the greatest numbers still arrive during the traditional summer vacation season. During summer, visitors throng the trails, crowd the viewpoints, reserve most of the camping sites and create lines for services, especially at the South Rim. Better-known and more easily accessible than the higher North Rim, the South Rim stays open year-round, while the North Rim closes in winter.
Great Falls National Park News:
Public involvement seen as key to success of Great Falls National Park
Public involvement will be crucial in creating the Great Falls National Park, particularly for Paterson residents who want to see the park transform the city’s blighted image, a longtime park advocate and a park official said Sunday.
Outside the US/Canadian Park System:
Serengeti Road Plan Offers Prospects and Fears
Every spring, out here on this endless sheet of yellow grass, two million wildebeest, zebras, gazelles and other grazers march north in search of greener pastures, with lions and hyenas stalking them and vultures circling above.
In Guatemalan park, narcos and squatters find refuge
In the once-inspiring stretches of rainforest and wetlands of the Laguna del Tigre National Park, unarmed park rangers fear to tread.
Three suspected poachers killed
Three suspected poachers have been killed in two separate incidents in Isiolo and Tsavo in the last one week.
Shenandoah National Park News:
National park marks 75 years
Matthew Mesher, a great-great-grandson of President Herbert Hoover, will be among those participating in Friday's kickoff ceremony for Shenandoah National Park's 75th-anniversary celebration.
Shenandoah National Park's creation displaced Va. families
Stella Rhodes remembers her childhood like it was yesterday. Living in Swift Run in the 1920s was as rough as its rocky hollows.
Yellowstone (and Grand Teton) National Park News:
Wyoming tourism rebounds in recession
Talk about counter intuitive. Despite low consumer confidence and high unemployment nationally, Yellowstone National Park broke its annual visitor record this year.