Update 12/15/08

Everglades NP:
Good news for Everglades: Interior gives Army $1 million for restoration
People who care about Everglades National Park, a major South Florida tourist attraction, received some good news on Friday, December 12, as one federal agency gave another $1 million to help restore the Everglades.

Outside the NPS System:
Gorillas caught in Congo's gorilla war
Past some of the greenest hills, poorest villages and roughest roads in Africa, a machete-wielding ranger hacks his way deep into the jungle until a canopy of giant ferns and bamboo eclipses the sun.

WA climber tells of brother's death fall
An Australian climber who watched his brother fall to his death on New Zealand's highest mountain thought he would also perish on the treacherous peak.

New Garden Route National Park gets stamp of approval
Garden Route - The proposal for proclaiming the Garden Route National Park (GRNP) was finally gazetted on the 21st of November and the proclamation of the Park is now only months away.

Fight for National Park of the East must be waged, Catholic Church says
SANTO DOMINGO.- The president of the Catholic Church’s Pastoral for Ecology and Environment said the case of the National Park of the East, the State must "wage the fight with all the authority because we cannot be at the mercy of the marketing of all these influence traffickers and money"

Yellowstone NP:
Yellowstone legal battle poised for next round
Group seeks dismissal of 720- snowmobile rule

Zion NP:
Author of new Zion book available to meet
SPRINGDALE - A new book on Zion National Park featuring over 200 historical photographs has been selling well at a Springdale bookstore and anyone interested in meeting the author will have the chance tonight.