Summer is here and many people from around the world will be visiting America's national parks. The National Park Service expects over 270,000,000 guests at parks every year. Yellowstone National Park is one of the most popular – every year at least 2 million tourists enjoy the park's wildlife and unique geothermal features. Yellowstone was the first American national park and is renowned for its bears, wolves, bison, geysers, and hot springs.
After a beautiful landscape reemerged, a new plan for Lake Powell water usage has taken shape.
On a journey from Plymouth Rock to the Grand Canyon, we find an America that is neither as divided as talk-show histrionics would suggest, nor as sullen as a flagging economy says we should be. We find a country that is struggling, yes, but is also pragmatic and still harbors a little idealism.
Despised at home, Hoover was a savior to many Europeans
Conservation land in Mexico and a desalting plant in Arizona are at the center of a debate over the river.
Scientists say the beetles released on Southwest riverbanks could tame the water-sucking tamarisk trees.
Mining companies stake claims on federal land adjoining the park, while opponents say drinking water will be at risk.
The water utility in Orange County, Calif., has been drawing attention since it opened the world’s largest water recycling facility of its kind in January.
Researchers hope controlled high flows from Glen Canyon Dam will help restore natural habitat.