Posts Tagged National Parks

National Park Service Needs You; Help I.D. Invasive Animal Species

image np

A volunteer participates in a BioBlitz at Rocky Mountain National Park. BioBlitz events — an intensive field study in an area that usually lasts for more than 24 hours — can help identify the presence of invasive species in national parks. (Credit: National Park Service)

National Parks in this country are losing native species at an alarming rate and the National Park Service is asking for help to combat the growing problem. Robbie Harris reports.

And there’s an App for that here. Actually, there is a couple of them. Here’s another one.

, , ,

Leave a comment

After Disrepair and Default, Natural Bridge Becomes State Park


Natural Bridge in Rockbridge, Virginia has finally become the Commonwealth’s newest State Park (Credit: Jeff Saif / Flickr)

The distinct limestone arch known as the Natural Bridge became Virginia’s newest State Park over the weekend. The celebration concludes a tense couple of years for the conservation nonprofit that battled disrepair and default to make it happen.  Jessie Knadler has the story.

, , ,

Leave a comment