Don't feed the bears! How parks get visitors to protect nature

After weeks of pandemic lockdown and closures, families keen on camping holidays and getting outdoors are relieved that many of our parks are reopening. Canada's national parks partially open June 1 for day use; camping will ...

National trash: Reducing waste produced in US national parks

When you think of national parks, you might picture the vast plateaus of the Grand Canyon, the intricate wetlands of the Everglades, or the inspiring viewscapes of the Grand Tetons. You probably don't envision 100 million ...

NYC park study compares crime reports, kids' park use

The more crime reported in the neighborhood, the fewer elementary-age kids play in New York City parks—especially girls. That's the finding of a recent study that compared park use with police reports made one week, one ...

Signs may help may help history buffs get more buff

Visitors to the country's national parks and historic sites may be just a sign—and a few steps—away from improving their health and fitness while enjoying their park trips, according to a team of researchers.

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