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2012-01-05 09:00:00

America's State Parks stepped into 2012 in spectacular fashion with guided First Day Hikes across the country in all 50 states January 1st. From Florida to Alaska and Maine to California, over 14,000 people celebrated the New Year by hiking in a state park, choosing from 400 hikes sponsored by state park systems throughout the nation. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 America's State Parks stepped into 2012 in spectacular fashion with guided First Day Hikes across the country in all...

2011-09-12 12:28:00

ASHBURN, Va., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of State Park Directors (NASPD) presented the Laurance Rockefeller-Stewart Udall Award to National Recreation and Park Association CEO Barbara Tulipane for her support and advocacy for full funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) state assistance program, and her efforts to gain an equal share of LWCF funds for states and localities. (Logo:...

2011-07-12 15:41:00

NRPA and NASPD Urge Nation's Leaders to Create Jobs by Revitalizing Public Park and Recreation Facilities ASHBURN, Va., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and the National Association of State Park Directors (NASPD) issued a letter to every member of Congress proposing the creation of a Conservation Construction Corps--a national employment program to put Americans back to work and revitalize local, state and national...

2010-09-09 15:55:00

SANTA FE, N.M., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The results are in. Bear Head Lake in Ely, Minnesota, was named "America's Favorite Park" through Coca-Cola's "America Is Your Park" campaign. National Association of State Park Directors (NASPD) President and Virginia State Parks Director, Joe Elton, shared the official news to a rousing round of applause at the NASPD Annual Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Quoting the news release from Coca-Cola, Elton shared that Bear Head Lake had received...