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Fishers On Track For Reintroduction In North Cascades National Park

Washington’s National Park Fund, in partnership with North Cascades National Park, is planning to release a population of fishers (Martes pennanti) into the park next winter. This follows successful recovery programs in Olympic and Mount Rainier national parks. But $80,000 is needed to underwrite the project at North Cascades.

OIG: Poor Bookkeeping By National Park Service Proves Costly

A random review of contracting practices the National Park Service is supposed to follow but doesn't always manage to shows the agency is missing the opportunity to spend tens of millions of dollars assigned, but not needed, on other projects in the park system.
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UPDATED: Body Thought To Be Of Missing Woman Found In Grand Canyon National Park

A woman who was found deceased Wednesday near Phantom Ranch in Grand Canyon National Park died after feeling dizzy from heat exhaustion, leaving two children who were hiking with her in a safe location, and likely got lost while searching for water and help, according to a Facebook post from the woman's husband.

Ranger From Mount Rainier National Park Honored With Harry Yount Award

Geoff Walker from Mount Rainier National Park is the recipient of the annual Harry Yount National Park Ranger Award, one of the National Park Service’s most prestigious honors. Walker received his award at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the National Park Foundation, the official charitable partner of the National Park Service.