National Park Service

Chinese President to Visit Trump; Zinke Promises Overhaul
**Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the U.S. this week has buoyed hopes of the American ag sector that the Trump administration can improve trade relations between the two countries.
China is the largest market for many U.S. commodities, but remains a source of frustration for U…
Plan Offers 4 Options for Restoring Grizzlies to Washington
SEATTLE (AP) — Grizzly bears once roamed the rugged landscape of the North Cascades in Washington state, but few have been sighted in recent decades.
Federal officials want to restore the population and released a draft plan Thursday with four options, ranging from taking no action to varying e…
Endangered Fisher to be Reintroduced Into Cascades
SEATTLE (AP) — A weasel-like predator that disappeared from Washington state decades ago will soon be reintroduced to the Cascade Mountains.
Wildlife officials are preparing to re-establish fishers into Mount Rainier and North Cascades national parks and surrounding areas over the next several …
Recreational Fishing Closed at Olympic National Park
OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — The National Park Service will close most rivers and streams in Olympic National Park to recreational fishing due to severe drought conditions.
KING-TV reports that as of Monday, no fishing will be allowed within the park...