Glacier National Park News:
Photographer records Glacier for centennial
One hundred days for one hundred years — that's what northwest Montana photographer Chris Peterson dedicated to Glacier National Park in 2009.

Great Smoky Mountain National Park News:
Wildlife week celebrates Great Smoky Mountains with hikes, classes in Pigeon Forge
Outdoor enthusiasts looking to explore the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will gather in Pigeon Forge next month for the annual Wilderness Wildlife Week.,0,1110694.story

Joshua Tree National Park News:
Annual Christmas Bird Count set Friday
Joshua Tree National Park will hold this year’s annual Christmas Bird Count on Friday, Jan. 1. The count is held each winter as part of the international Christmas Bird Count sponsored by the National Audubon Society.

Outside the US/Canadian Park System:
Rising Waters Threaten Vietnam's National Park
Xuan Thuy National Park has been struggling with rising sea levels, which have been attributed to climate change, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.

Saguaro National Park News:
Explore park through special programs
Saguaro National Park is offering special programs this winter that explore the park's natural and cultural history. Interpretive programs are free, but park entrance fees apply. Program schedules are subject to change; call the visitor center for schedule updates or for reservations.

Yellowstone (and Grand Teton) National Park News:
Elk hunt successful, Game and Fish says
Changes to hunting regulations and a hunt on the south end of the National Elk Refuge helped protect vulnerable segments of the Jackson Elk Herd this year while targeting wapiti that have historically eluded hunters, wildlife managers said Tuesday.

Officials say hunting changes helped protect elk
State wildlife managers are praising a new set of hunting rules for helping protect vulnerable segments of an elk herd that roams near Jackson.

Turner ranch plan is the best way to save bison (Editorial)
The opposition of some conservationists to a plan to save Yellowstone bison by relocating them to Ted Turner's Montana ranch is baffling, to say the least.

Driggs to get ‘geotourism’ center
National Geographic involvement could boost profile.
A plan to build an unconventional visitor center in Driggs could boost tourism to the Teton Valley and throughout the tri-state area that makes up the Greater Yellowstone region.