Glacier National Park News:
Glacier National Park Continues Lunchtime Seminars
Glacier National Park will continue its "brown bag" lunchtime seminars on various topics over the next several months. The free presentations are held in the West Glacier Community Building, and always begin at noon.
April 16: “A Georgian State of Mind: Common Threads in Protected Areas”
April 29: “Rainbows vs. Natives: It’s a Cutthroat Competition”
May 28: “Wild River Pioneers”
June 18: “Confessions of a Wildlife Observer”
July 2: “2010: Glacier’s Turning 100!”

Group wants Flathead River protected
A conversation group which has labeled the North Fork of the Flathead as one of the most "endangered" rivers in the country is confident that the river will be protected, despite its remote location.

Grand Teton National Park News:
No obstacles for North 89 pathway
Jackson Hole, Wyo.-Teton County will move forward on a future pathway that will connect the Town of Jackson and Grand Teton National Park along North Highway 89.

Feds ready to implement river protections
Public won’t notice many changes from Wild and Scenic law.
A new law protecting nearly 400 miles of waterways in the Snake River headwaters will mean lots of work for the Bridger-Teton National Forest but few noticeable changes for the public, according to U.S. Forest Service officials.

Great Smoky Mountain National Park News:
New Facilities Set for Sugarlands Riding Stables
New concession facilities are set to open this month at Sugarlands Riding Stables in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. On Thursday, April 9, 2009, at 11 AM, park officials will dedicate the new concession facilities during a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Spring Fly Fishing in Asheville and Western North Carolina for Wild Trout
Trout fishing season is in full swing!

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park News:
Visit Kilauea volcano and Hawaii’s growing island
The largest and southernmost of the Hawaiian islands is shaking, spitting, and stretching as it slowly expands into the ocean.

Misc. National Parks News:
U. prof urges lands protection against climate change
A University of Utah law professor urged Congress Tuesday to fight global warming's potential to melt the glaciers in Glacier National Park or wither the Joshua trees in Joshua Tree National Park by expanding the park system or giving its units more legal power to protect against threats coming from nearby lands.

Ecological Travel: Hikes and Hot Springs in Central Montana
In Montana, the range of exquisite natural features is reason enough to plan a visit. This week, we'll focus on quiet hiking trails around Crystal Lake in the Lewis and Clark National Forest, and reveal two undeveloped hot springs outside of Bozeman to take the chill out of the early springtime air.

Mount Rainier National Park News:
Free camping at Mount Rainier for city kids could be "use it or lose it" idea
A free parks program to take city kids and their parents camping at Mount Rainier this summer needs more applicants.

Pacific Rim National Park News:
Weekend rescue in national park
A 60 year-old Vancouver woman was airlifted out of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve over the weekend after she fell and injured herself in a rocky shoreline area.

Yellowstone National Park News:
Idaho Fish and Game aims to reduce pelican numbers
State Department of Fish and Game officials want to halve the population of pelicans nesting in southern and eastern Idaho by 2013 to help boost sport fisheries and protect native Yellowstone cutthroat trout.