Budget cuts made by the last presidential administration eliminated protections, leaving these endangered reptiles vulnerable.
Nearly 400,000 acres of ancient rainforest are now under the co-management of the Eastern Kuku Yalanji people.
They were caught after livestream viewers saw them wade into the river.
The year’s biggest bear competition (literally) is here. See our predictions and pick your own winner.
The Haiku Stars have been officially closed to the public since 1987.
There Is a Fat Bear Cub Contest Going on in Alaska and We Don’t Know What Else You Could Possibly Want
Fat Bear Junior will pit four chubby cubs and yearlings against each other in a fight to be the fattest.
For this 100-year-old park ranger, the history she teaches visitors is close to home.
General Sherman isn’t taking any chances.
Thanks to hard work from Forest Service crews, one of Colorado’s most beloved hikes is back in business.
All but 5 of California's national forests will reopen earlier than expected.
After two decades of contention, the EPA asked a court to restore environmental protections to Alaska’s Bristol Bay last week, shutting down a proposed gold mine that could have wreaked havoc on area ecosystems.
A ferocious fire season forced the closure of California’s national forests and put lives and property at risk. For a group of unlucky thru-hikers, it has also spelled the end of a dream.
Political appointees more than doubled the number of wolves hunters will be allowed to take during an upcoming hunt, over the objections of state wildlife scientists. Now, environmentalists are fighting the decision in court.
Travelers must get vaccinated before entering the region, but it’s unclear how officials will enforce the rule
In August 2021, five-year-old Harvey Sutton became one of the AT’s youngest successful thru-hikers. Here’s how mom and dad helped him pull it off.
Clinics in Colorado and beyond are offering hikers the chance to get their Covid jab—plus free entry to parks, fishing and hunting licenses, and more.
The pair made it out unharmed after an ordeal in the Pine Mountain Wilderness.
Authorities theorize that toxic algae might be behind incident.