Glacier National Park News:
Rotary International students make treasured stop at Glacier Park
For the three dozen Rotary International students who circumnavigate the United States by train each year, Glacier National Park always ranks high on the list of memorable stops.

WCS study calls for more wilderness
Some 3.3 million acres of land is protected in 18,000 square miles that make up the U.S. portion of the spectacular Crown of the Continent in Montana.|head

Grand Canyon National Park News:
Ban on seeking uranium seen by some as harming economy
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced a six-month emergency withdrawal Monday that ropes off about one million acres of uranium-rich lands in northern Mohave County to new mining claims and exploration — a measure that has some elected officials in Arizona and Utah up in arms.

Great Smoky Mountain National Park News:
Dept. of Interior-run lands pump $620 million into Tennessee economy
With about 5,000 of the jobs in rural parts of the state, Tennessee ranks tenth in the nation among states benefitting from rural jobs supported by Interior programs, according to a new report from the Dept. of the Interior.

Shenandoah National Park News:
Shenandoah National Park marks 75 years with celebration
Shenandoah National Park turns 75 years old this year.And as part of the yearlong celebration, park officials are hosting a rededication ceremony Saturday at Big Meadows along Skyline Drive’s milepost 51 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Yellowstone (and Grand Teton) National Park News:
No tent camping in 3 campgrounds near Yellowstone
Gallatin National Forest managers, on recommendations of grizzly bear experts, have banned tent camping at three campgrounds near Yellowstone National Park, including one where a Michigan man was mauled to death last July.

Wildlife advocates look to reduce collisions in North Fork corridor
By the looks of it, the carcass has been here for months, slowly receding into the soft spring soil to become a pile of bones, teeth and hide.

Pronghorn late during annual Wyoming trek
A heavy snowpack has delayed the annual, 6,000-year-old spring migration of most of a herd of pronghorn antelope in western Wyoming, causing wildlife biologists to wonder about the ramifications on females and their offspring.