Glacier National Park News:
Glacier super pushes for wilderness designation
Glacier National Park's superintendent says he wants most of the park to be designated as wilderness as part of its centennial celebration in 2010.

GNP Superintendent speaks in Missoula
The Glacier National Park Superintendent addressed the issue of why wilderness designation is a good idea.

Grand Canyon National Park News:
More parking spaces to be added at Grand Canyon
Construction is under way to make parking easier at the Grand Canyon.

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Hawaii rocked by 5.1 quake; no tsunami expected
The Big Island was jolted by 5.1-magnitude earthquake around 12:45 p.m. today, the largest in the state of Hawaii so far this year.

Lake Clark National Park News:
Ash from Redoubt adds a twist to mountaineering season
Mount McKinley awaits climbers

Misc. National Park News:
Travel Read: Road Trip USA
Avalon Travel writer Jamie Jensen traversed the nation several times, testing various two-lane highways in the process, to bring road trippers the best (really, it's the BEST) road trip guidebook for the U.S. to date.

$6 million to improve 93
Kootenay-Columbia MP Jim Abbott, on behalf of Environment Minister Jim Prentice, last week announced $8.5 million in funding for infrastructure in Kootenay, Yoho and Glacier national parks.

Outside the US/Canadian Park System:
Lava and smoke have flooded Fernandina Island, threatening unique wildlife. The eruption calls attention to an area already trying to balance conservation efforts with heavy tourism.

Rocky Mountain National Park News:
Grand Lake considers spraying, fertilizer restrictions near water
Grand Lake may pass a law that regulates the use of pesticides and fertilizers close to water.

Utah Parks (Misc)
Visiting Four National Parks in the Western US State of Utah
Arches, Canyonlands, Bryce and Zion offer great beauty and a chance to explore the results of natural forces billions of years ago.

Yellowstone National Park News:
Yellowstone announces road openings
Visitors will once again be able to drive into portions of the interior of Yellowstone National Park starting this weekend.

Federal appeals court blocks mine expansion
A federal appeals court has temporarily halted the expansion of a phosphate mine in southeastern Idaho that opponents say would damage roadless areas near Yellowstone National Park.

Zion National Park News:
Weekend promotes going green
In January, Springdale town operations got another boost to "get off the (power) grid" with the installation of solar panels at the town's sewer lagoons.