Acadia National Park News:
Maine's Acadia National Park closes trails to protect falcons
ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine (AP) — Officials at Acadia National Park have closed hiking trails on and around the Precipice Cliff to protect peregrine falcons that have been showing pre-nesting behavior.

Everglades National Park News:
Everglades National Park—farewell to Flamingo Lodge
Flamingo Lodge is gone. It had been closed since the hurricanes of 2005 swept through Florida and Everglades National Park. But, now it's gone, literally, scooped up and carted away.

Glacier National Park News:
Glacier Park superintendent to discuss current issues at City Club
Grand Teton National Park News:
Game officers to alter some hunting seasons
Wildlife managers will announce some changes to moose, bison and elk hunting seasons in the Jackson Hole area at a meeting tonight in Jackson.

Misc. National Park News:
National Park Service openings
DELAWARE WATER GAP — The National Park Service will hire people for full-time and temporary jobs at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.

Picture Perfect!: National Park Foundation Announces 2008 Winners of the Share the Experience Photo Contest
The National Park Foundation proudly congratulates the 2008 winners of the Share the Experience Photo Contest, the official photo contest of America's national parks and federal lands, sponsored by NPF in partnership with Olympus and the federal land management agencies.

Outside the US/Canadian Parks System News:
What does it mean to be a national park?
National Park status may prove a mixed blessing for the South Downs.
The Government claims it will protect the area for centuries to come but many residents are concerned that the strict new rules on planning and influx of tourists will ruin the very countryside it has been set up to protect.

Special honey discovered at Kakum National Park (Note, beware of short, annoying audio commercial)
Mrs. Juliana Azumah-Mensah, Minister of Tourism, has announced the discovery of a special medicinal honey at Kakum National Park and said this would add another activity for tourists who visited the park.

2 rare elephants shot dead in Indonesian jungles
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Two Sumatran elephants were found dead with gunshots to the head in a protected forest in western Indonesia, a conservationist said Tuesday.

Rocky Mountain National Park News:
Law of the land
President Obama signs bill protecting Rocky Mountain National Park
ESTES PARK, Colo. — Estes Park Mayor Bill Pinkham and Grand Lake Mayor Judy Burke were at the White House Monday as President Barack Obama signed the Omnibus Public Land Management Act into law. More than 250,000 acres of Rocky Mountain National Park is included in this act that designates two million acres of public land as wilderness areas in nine states.

Yellowstone National Park News:
INL looking for ways to control brucellosis
The livestock disease brucellosis, which causes animals to abort their offspring, has cost ranchers millions and may affect a huge population of wildlife.

Yosemite National Park News:
Rockfall closes Yosemite trail near Half Dome
Officials say no one was injured in a giant rockfall near Yosemite National Park's iconic Half Dome, but it did close a trail.