Tag: Parks

Groups take aim at New Mexico drilling plan amid US review

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Environmentalists and Native American activists on Wednesday renewed their demands for more meaningful talks with Indigenous leaders and other communities on...

Stone Mountain Park denies permit for Confederate event

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STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — The Stone Mountain Memorial Association has denied a gathering permit from the Sons of Confederate Veterans, who were looking to...

With key deals, Uganda’s nascent oil sector nears maturity

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KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda, Tanzania and French oil company Total are set to sign agreements Sunday on building a heated pipeline to carry crude...

Interior secretary steps into Utah public lands tug-of-war

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SALT LAKE CITY — For decades, a public lands tug-of-war has played out over a vast expanse of southern Utah where red rocks reveal...

Yosemite National Park to limit summer visitors due to virus

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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — Yosemite National Park will require advanced reservations for day visitors during the peak summer season to limit the number of...

Alaska snowstorm strands 5 on North America’s tallest peak

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Five people had to ski through a heavy Alaska snowstorm to a mountain chalet after abandoning their airplanes on a glacier...

High court won’t hear fishermen case against ocean monument

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PORTLAND, Maine — The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that it will not consider a fishing group's attempt to challenge the creation of a...

Mars findings cataloged in Navajo language

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Native people have had ties to land in North America since time immemorial, and now that connection is expanding to the cosmos. ...

Park authorities plan four spring fires for Indiana Dunes

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CHESTERTON, Ind. — Authorities plan four prescribed fires at Indiana Dunes National Park this spring, totaling more than 900 acres. ...

US says ranger tried to diffuse run-in before using Taser

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A National Park Service ranger used a stun gun on a man who identifies as Native American after trying repeatedly to...