National Parks Service

WOLVES

Elite Canadian Wolves Airdropped Into Michigan to Kill Moose and Have Babies

The new arrivals bring the total wolf population of Isle Royale National Park to eight.
Becky Ferreira
3.6.19
Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon Visitors May Have Been Exposed to Radiation For Years

A park safety manager reveals that three buckets of uranium ore were sitting in a museum storage basement, starting in 2000.
Becky Ferreira
2.19.19
posters

Vintage-Style Posters Celebrate the 2017 Great American Eclipse

Astronomer and artist Tyler Nordgren celebrates the 2017 Great American Eclipse in a beautiful poster series.
Dyllan Furness
8.14.17
thump news

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith Scored Google's Tribute to the 100th Anniversary of the National Parks Service

Listen to Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith's new score while doing a deep dive into the the country's coolest national parks.
Britt Julious
8.27.16
environment

A Drunken Escapade by Bros in Death Valley May Have Killed a Tiny Endangered Fish

The shotgun-wielding intruders left beer cans, a pair of boxer shorts, and a pool of vomit — and the US National Parks Service has issued an award for anyone who helps find the perpetrators.
Matt Smith
5.11.16
Design

Constructing the Flight 93 National Memorial, a Timelapse

Watch over 1,800 days of the construction of the Flight 93 National Memorial visitor complex in EarthCam’s latest timelapse.
DJ Pangburn
9.11.15
News

A National Parks Service Ranger Tased a Man Flying a 3-Inch Toy Helicopter

"Why the hell did you shoot me with a stun gun because I flew a remote controlled helicopter?"
Jason Koebler
4.28.15