Cinema Sunday: “Inside Yellowstone – Wolves, Coyotes, and their Effects”

What’s the difference between a coyote and a wolf? Those of us who love domestic dogs also find these two canids fascinating. Watch the video here: Wolves are inextricably linked to many other animal and plant species. The trophic cascade of effects caused by their reintroduction is being studied. Watch the video here:

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Cinema Sunday: “Mississippi National River and Recreation Area”

The Mississippi National River and Recreation Area includes 72 miles of the Mississippi River stretching from the cities of Dayton and Ramsey, Minnesota to just downstream of Hastings, Minnesota. The diverse stretch of the river flowing through the park consists of numerous natural, historic, recreational and cultural resources of national significance. Grab a cup of …

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National Park Week: Free Admission!

The National Park Service is hosting National Park Week April 17-25, 2010 which means free admission to all 392 US National Parks! Just in time for spring, this is a great opportunity to get out and hike, camp, trail run – whatever – in some of the most pristine and beautiful spots on earth. Our …

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Free Canon Photography Classes in National Parks

Photo of El Capitan I took a few years back using a simple Canon Powershot S45. This summer Canon will be hosting free photography classes in select National Parks where visitors can even test the latest and greatest photography equipment. Along with the classes, Canon is also holding a photography contest with prizes including photography …

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National Parks Announce 3 Free Weekends This Summer!

As if US National Parks weren’t already one of the best outdoor recreation values around, this summer the Department of the Interior is waiving entry fees at 147 parks one weekend each month. The idea is to boost local tourism and economies near the National Parks which are already preparing for a busy season as …

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