Everglades National Park News:
Two wildfires burn in Florida
Winds fanned a massive brush fire in the Big Cypress National Preserve as a smaller wildfire burned in Miami-Dade County, Florida officials said Sunday.

After brief opening, Alligator Alley closes again
Authorities opened Alligator Alley to traffic Saturday for the first time in nearly three days, but closed the highway again at dusk.

Grand Canyon road to reopen
The main roadway leading to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon is set to reopen for the summer season on May 15.

Grand Teton National Park News:
Rendezvous in the Rockies
Elk, mountain men return annually to Jackson's Hole
Connor Liljestrom, 14, hoists a hefty set of elk antlers over his head on the town square in Jackson, Wyo. (pop. 8,747), as bidding begins during the 41st annual Boy Scouts of America Elk Antler Auction, the only event of its kind in the world.

Great Smoky Mountain National Park News:
Face to face with Dolly Parton
On stage, Dolly Parton appears to be a towering image of sparkling magic.

Smokies national park a biodiversity hot spot
National Park home to 100,000 species
Steve Moore doesn't need to perform a DNA analysis to know that the 6-inch fish in his hand is a native Southern Appalachian brook trout.

Lake Powell National Recreation Area:
Two dead,, two missing on Lake Powell
A Saturday boating accident on Lake Powell has left two dead and another two missing, as harsh winds reportedly sank a speedboat with six passengers onboard. Two people survived.

Misc. National Park News:
Parks eye federal funds for wider pastures
Making a case for more conservation funds, environmentalists say a down economy is a good time to buy land.

Making an investment in water conservation
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar was in Helena Sunday morning to announce that Montana’s fish and wildlife will receive $3 million in Recovery Act projects.

Outside the US/Canadian Parks System:
Eyesore in South Downs National Park
A DUMPING ground for mobile homes in what has become part of the South Downs National Park has been described as an "eyesore".

Cairngorms National Park to set out rules
Residents in the Cairngorms National Park should tell the authority about people or companies who are breaking the terms of their planning permission, the park’s enforcement officer has said.

Rocky Mountain National Park News:
Woman rescued after overnight stay on mountain
A Boulder woman in her early 20s has been rescued after getting stranded overnight in a crevice on a mountain near Estes Park.