The world's largest privately owned giant sequoia forest may soon be protected
September 20, 2019, 11:25 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Alder Creek is home to hundreds of giant sequoias, from seedlings to millennia-old Methuselahs.
Visiting a park can make you as happy as Christmas
August 22, 2019, 8:06 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
That upbeat mood can last as long as 4 hours.
3 new Dark Sky Parks reveal wonders of the night sky
May 23, 2019, 1:15 p.m. by Angela Nelson
International Dark-Sky Association honors places that preserve unpolluted views of the sky.
New panda park in China will be much bigger than Yellowstone
May 14, 2019, 1:33 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The massive refuge will connect bear populations and should help with finding mates.
Say hello to the first female chief ranger in this national park's 85-year history
May 7, 2019, 1:44 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Great Smoky Mountains is America's most visited park.
Manhattan's newest green space straddles an active train yard
March 19, 2019, 7:59 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The self-described 'smartest park ever built' is now open at Hudson Yards.
Desire paths: The unsanctioned shortcuts crisscrossing public spaces
March 18, 2019, 8:20 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Because sometimes pedestrians like to forge their own way.
Animals don't recognize international borders, so why should parks?
March 15, 2019, 4:01 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The push to make Big Bend an international park shared by the U.S. and Mexico has been around for 80 years.
Astonished divers come across a massive jellyfish off the coast of England
Rare encounter with piglet squid leaves deep sea explorers at a loss for scientific words
16 houseplants that are almost impossible to kill
11 animals that live the longest
How to fall safely
The 1919 Boston Molasses Flood: The forgotten tragedy too bizarre for the history books