You are here

Big Hole And Little Bighorn Battlefields: Thoughts On Cultural Tolerance And Understanding

People respond to unfamiliar cultures with a range of emotions, from curiosity to condemnation. It was curiosity (and a couple more stamps in our National Park Service passports) that recently took me and my girlfriend Craig to Big Hole National Battlefield and Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument in Montana. It was condemnation by the U.S. government of both the Nez Perce and Sioux ways of life that precipitated the tragedies remembered at these two sites.
bootstrap

Photography In The National Parks: Don't Forget About Those Little Things

While the majority of us and our cameras visit a national park to capture The Big Picture, it's often the smaller things we should remember to photograph in order to flesh out our national park photographic story. Contributing photographer and writer Rebecca Latson explains why these little things are important contributors to The Big Picture and how you can capture great shots of those little things using one or more techniques she details in this month's article.
bootstrap

President Wants Interior Secretary To Have Authority To Approve Energy Pipelines Across National Parks

Weeding through government proposals can take time, and often things crop up after an initial review that catch your eye. Such as a provision in President Trump's infrastructure plan that would give the Interior secretary authority to approve pipelines across national park lands.
bootstrap

UPDATED | President's Proposed FY19 Budget Cuts Interior Department Again, Says Energy Revenues Will Rise

President Trump's fiscal 2019 budget proposal, while calling for continued cuts to the Interior Department, would prioritize the department's move to open up more lands and waters for oil and gas development that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said would make it possible to rebuild the National Park System.
bootstrap