National Park Service

Here's a comeback story for the ages: The Elwha River in Washington, dammed for the production of hydroelectric power for almost a century, runs wild again.
Aug 29, 2014   National Geographic
Two projects proposed for the South Rim plateau of the Grand Canyon have raised alarms at the National Park Service, who see a serious threat from impacts to the views, water supply, and ecology of the canyon.
Jul 8, 2014   Los Angeles Times
The conversion of San Francisco’s Presidio military base to parkland is reviewed by Los Angeles County park planner Clement Lau.
Jun 10, 2014   UrbDeZine
Algonquian political leader Powhatan called Werowocomoco home when the English arrived at Jamestown in 1607. If a proposal by the Obama Administration is successful, the site will open to the public, managed by the National Park Service.
May 28, 2014   Associated Press via The Washington Post
Yosemite National Park officials released a revised draft of the Merced River Plan. An earlier of the controversial plan would have restricted recreation and removed swimming pools from the national park's famed hotels.
Feb 16, 2014   San Jose Mercury News
A political battle over the Ozark National Scenic Riverways—the largest federal park in Missouri—is heating up. The debate pressures a crucial distinction: how much are protected open spaces for people, and how much are they for protecting.
Feb 13, 2014   St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Completed in 1880 as a company town by railcar tycoon George Pullman, the 300-acre Pullman Historic District in Chicago could be a beautiful addition to the National Park System.
Jan 24, 2014   The Architect's Newspaper
At Franklin Park, a group of Washington city planners and their team of consultants are seeking to succeed where others have failed - revive an old D.C. park - and provide a model for similar spaces in the process.
Sep 15, 2013   The Washington Post
Dozens of renewable energy projects completed in California's national parks and forests have yet to be utilized due to a years-long squabble with Southern California Edison, wasting tens of thousands of dollars in potential savings.
Jan 11, 2012   Los Angeles Times
In Washington, D.C., Capital Bikeshare just celebrated its "1st Birthday Bash" according to Coleen Gentles.
Oct 5, 2011   City Parks Blog
<p>The families of victims of the hijacked September 11 Flight 93 have secured more than 900 acres of land in Pennsylvania for a permanent memorial.</p>
Mar 20, 2008   The New York Times