Nathan Rott

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Orlando's Tourism Industry Hopes To Overcome A Nightmarish Week

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Orlando is one of the most popular U.S. destinations, with more than 66 million visitors last year. Tourism officials hope the shooting attack won't deter people from coming to its theme parks.


Boxers Remember Muhammad Ali

Saturday, June 04, 2016

Boxing gyms around the country are remembering the champion, who died Friday. NPR's Nathan Rott talked to boxers in Los Angeles who said Ali inspired them.


National Park Enlists Predator Beetle To Stop Hemlock-Killing Insect

Thursday, June 02, 2016

The forests at Great Smoky Mountains National Park are sick, infected by invasive bugs and plants. The park's vegetation crew is like the nursing staff, protecting native plants and treating trees.


Even A Win In California Could Have Little Impact On Sanders Securing The Nomination

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Bernie Sanders is making a strong push in California as the Democratic primary race nears its end. Polls show him in a dead heat with frontrunner Hillary Clinton in the Golden State.


On The Trail Of The Wily Wild Hog

Thursday, May 26, 2016

These descendants of wild boars were brought over from Europe decades ago. They're highly invasive and hugely destructive — threatening native bears and deer in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.


Hunting And National Parks Don't Mix Except When It Comes To Feral Hogs

Thursday, May 26, 2016

There's an aggressive hunting program going on in the back country of Great Smoky Mountains National Park targeting wild hogs. Hogs are invasive and hugely destructive to the natural environment.


Yellowstone Officials Encounter Visitors Behaving Badly

Friday, May 20, 2016

Two incidents at Yellowstone National Park went viral this week, when visitors traipsed off of the boardwalk at the nation's largest hot spring and, in a separate incident, loaded a bison calf into the back of a car. Park officials are hoping the incidents are not indicative of what's in store for them this summer.


Budget Shortfalls Affect National Parks' Maintenance, Cleaning

Thursday, May 19, 2016

There are about 250 toilets on the North Carolina side of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and a small number of people to clean them. With decreasing budgets, employees are doing more with less.


Wildlife Biologists Manage Bear Interactions In America's National Parks

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

There are about 1,600 black bears in Great Smoky Mountains National Park and nearly 11 million annual visitors. The park's wildlife biologists have the challenging job of managing the interactions between them.


Scientists Look To Insects To Diagnose The Health Of A National Park

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Put on your waders and foam-soled boots — we're about to adventure into a shallow creek in Great Smoky Mountains National Park which straddles the border of North Carolina and Tennessee.


National Park Service Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Monday, April 25, 2016

The National Park Service is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its creation this year. NPR spends time on the job with workers in the country's busiest national park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, to explore the vast variety of work the park service does and the challenges it's facing.


After Sanders Wins Wyoming Caucuses, All Eyes On New York

Saturday, April 09, 2016

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are looking beyond Saturday's results in the Wyoming Democratic caucuses to a bigger prize: the April 19 primary in New York.


Albuquerque Residents Feel Little Has Changed Since Police Reform Began

Thursday, April 07, 2016

The Albuquerque Police Department is one of nine major U.S. police departments that's working through a court monitored reform process for the use of excessive force. Some feel though that nothing has changed.


#NPRreads: 3 Stories To Spring Into This Weekend

Saturday, April 02, 2016

#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and The Two-Way. Correspondents, editors and producers share the pieces that have kept them reading. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.


U.S. Women's Soccer Team Members File Wage Discrimination Complaint

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Five members of the U.S. women's national soccer team have filed a federal complaint against the U.S. Soccer Federation, alleging wage discrimination.


Some Voters Faced Long Lines To Cast Their Ballots On Tuesday

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Voter turnout was big in Idaho, Utah and Arizona, and that meant long lines at polling places. In Idaho, the line into one caucus site was reportedly longer than a mile.


Arizona Primary: Native Americans Could Be Key For Democrats

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Bernie Sanders is the first candidate in 17 years to campaign on the nation's largest reservation, while Clinton has a long history working on tribal issues.


Trump Comes To Arizona, Greeted By Both Supporters And Protesters

Saturday, March 19, 2016

The GOP presidential front-runner scheduled rallies in Phoenix and Tucson on Saturday ahead of Tuesday's primary in Arizona.


Politicians And Hollywood Stars Gather For Nancy Reagan Funeral

Friday, March 11, 2016

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan was buried Friday next to her husband at the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif.


Don't Care About National Parks? The Park Service Needs You To

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

The National Park Service has a longstanding diversity problem in its workforce and visitors. As the Park Service celebrates 100 years and looks to its next 100, it wants to change that.