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The Most Popular Historical Site In California

The Most Popular Historical Site In California

The pandemic brought the national parks system to a virtual halt in 2020 as federal shutdowns closed various sites across the country. Yellowstone National Park’s attendance from January to May plummeted by more than 70% over the same stretch in 2019. However, the parks system came roaring back in 2021 as visitors to the nation’s […]

US Forests Are Burning Up Amid An ‘Epidemic’ Of Dead Trees. Experts Say To Cut More Down

US Forests Are Burning Up Amid An ‘Epidemic’ Of Dead Trees. Experts Say To Cut More Down

By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor . Forestry experts say a major reason for massive wildfires is there are too many trees in U.S. forests. The answer to this problem, somewhat paradoxically, is more logging, experts say. “It’s a bit counter-intuitive, but we cut more trees,” one forestry expert said. Forests are an iconic feature […]

Yosemite Sham: Trademark Trolls Try to Tap Taxpayers

Yosemite Sham: Trademark Trolls Try to Tap Taxpayers

. . by Thomas L. Knapp Hell hath no fury like a former business partner scorned. The Associated Press reports that a company called Delaware North, which ran Yosemite National Park’s hotels and restaurants for two decades under contract with the US National Park Service, wants a $51 million payoff after losing those concessions to […]