Heed the call of the wild and appreciate the unparalleled beauty of these national parks.
River Road in Pennsylvania has been closed by the National Park Service to make way for mating amphibians.
The south gate of Yellowstone National Park was closed last Sunday due to wildfires. Authorities also ordered the evacuation of some employees for their safety.
National Park Service biologists recently discovered two mountain lion kittens in the Santa Monica Mountains in California. The pair's mother is thought to be a well-tracked mountain lion designated as P-19, but DNA testing is underway to confirm who their father is. Nonetheless, researchers say this successful birth highlights the habitat quality of the Santa Monica Mountains.
Washington state is re-introducing the Pacific fisher, a cat-size, furry mammal related to the marten and weasel. It's now in areas where it has not been seen in more than 70 years, and part of the current story involves paying trappers.