3 northern communities to partner to operate Mississagi Provincial Park

There’s a new partnership between three northern communities to operate Mississagi Provincial Park, 25 km north of Elliot Lake, Ont. The province had run the park seasonally between 1965 and 2013, but announced its closure in 2012. The City of Elliot Lake assumed operations the following year, and has been operating the 87-site campground, and … Read more

Video | King Cobra lays 38 eggs under second captive breeding project at Mangaluru’s Pilikula Biological Park

A King Cobra at the Pilikula Biological Park in Mangaluru has laid 38 eggs which were bred under artificially created conditions. The park resumed captive breeding of King Cobras after a gap of more than a decade. The eggs are being hatched under artificial conditions since the evening of July 7, and all neonates are … Read more

38 king cobra eggs hatch at Mangaluru’s Pilikula Biological Park | Bengaluru

Mangalore’s Pilikula Biological Park has been closed till July 11 because of flooding and rain damage to some enclosures. The Pilikula Biological Park in Mangaluru may be closed to visitors till Monday due to heavy rainfall that has flooded low-lying enclosures, but it is still welcoming new arrivals – 38 of them, infact. Eggs laid … Read more

French Creek State Park is the center of bird study

You know things aren’t going well when autocorrect won’t allow you to spell the subject of your story – in this case, the veery, a medium-sized, russet-backed and buff-breasted woodland thrush with a haunting song. The computer keeps changing the singular to the adverb very and the plural to the noun berries. Todd Underwood has … Read more

Franklin Park Conservatory displays 25 exotic-animal topiaries

A bison from Yellowstone National Park, a Royal Bengal tiger from the Sundarbans in Bangladesh, camels of the Wadi Rum of Jordan – and other exotic animals – have invaded the grounds of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 E. Broad St “Topiary Takeover,” an exhibit of about 25 animal topiaries presented in seven … Read more

Monticello Park in Alexandria designated a Community Forest

Placeholder while article actions load “There are houses there, there and there,” Bill Young said, pointing all around us as sunlight filtered through numerous trees and dappled the ground beneath our feet. “It’s a very small park.” It is indeed. Monticello Park in Alexandria is barely seven acres. But if ever a park punched above … Read more

The Hallett Peak rockslide in Rocky Mountain National Park – The Landslide Blog

The Hallett Peak rockslide in Rocky Mountain National Park On 28 June 2022 at about 4:30 pm local time a large rockslide occurred on the side of Hallett Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, USA. The event was captured on two videos that have been circulating on social media. The first was captured … Read more

Yellowstone River flooding is a 1 in 500-year event, USGS says; National Park to partly reopen

HELENA, Mont. – The devastating flooding that occurred along the Yellowstone River this week constitutes a 1 in 500-year event, according to a US Geological Survey (USGS) news release. Unprecedented rain and rapid snowmelt in recent days have caused rivers in parts of Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho to burst their banks, swallowing bridges and sweeping … Read more

National Park Visitor Spending Contributed $42.5 Billion to U.S. Economy in 2021

Date: Thursday, June 23, 2022Contact: Interior_Press@ios.doi.gov WASHINGTON – The Department of the Interior today announced that visitor spending in communities near national parks in 2021 resulted in a $ 42.5 billion benefit to the nation’s economy and supported 322,600 mostly local jobs. “Nature is essential to the health, well-being and prosperity of every family and … Read more