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2013-03-18 16:21:40

Bipartisan Policy Center Bridge-Builder Series to Feature Senator Mark Udall Tomorrow WASHINGTON, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With sequestration and general federal budget pressures threatening the National Park Service budget, the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) and National Park Hospitality Association (NPHA) will host a national dialogue about supplementary funding strategies for national parks at the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) on Tuesday, March 19 at...

Death Valley Receives Gold Tier Dark Sky Label
2013-02-22 04:49:58

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) announced this week that Death Valley National Park is being designated as the largest International Dark Sky Park in the world. The association said that the park offers views similar to what could have been seen before the rise of cities, due to its seclusion from other towns. Death Valley earned a "Gold Tier" status from the sky pollution watchdog, a status awarded to only those places...

2013-02-20 08:25:57

NEW YORK, February 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/homepage.cws_home ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce that The Journal for Nurse Practitioners (JNP), the leading source of information for practicing nurse practitioners (NPs), has been chosen as an official publication of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). AANP is a new...

2013-02-16 23:00:31

Firmex Virtual Data Rooms announces stellar “Net Promoter Score” results, indicating strong levels of customer satisfaction and customer loyalty. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) February 16, 2013 Firmex Virtual Data Rooms is pleased to announce impressive results from its latest Net Promoter Score (NPS) survey, indicating strong levels of customer satisfaction. Firmex is a cloud-based virtual data room solution used by finance, legal and corporate professionals to securely share large...

2013-02-14 12:21:39

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO) and the Student Conservation Association (SCA) today announced the expansion of their six-year partnership to engage students in service to America's national parks. The partnership will, for the first time, involve in-store promotion of Student Conservation Association activities in more than 800 AEO stores in the U.S. and Canada; visibility on AEO's 25-story-high digital billboard in New York City's Times...

2013-02-06 16:11:20

Two of the most widely used nanoparticles (NPs) accumulate in soybeans – second only to corn as a key food crop in the United States – in ways previously shown to have the potential to adversely affect the crop yields and nutritional quality, a new study has found. It appears in the journal ACS Nano. Jorge L. Gardea-Torresdey and colleagues cite rapid increases in commercial and industrial uses of NPs, the building blocks of a nanotechnology industry projected to put $1...

2013-02-05 12:23:28

FROM "I HEART PARKS" GEAR TO ROMANTIC PARK DESTINATIONS, PLAN THE PERFECT VALENTINE'S DAY FOR THE PARK LOVER IN YOUR LIFE AT WWW.NATIONALPARKS.ORG WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Finding the perfect gift for your valentine can seem daunting, but the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has compiled the resources to help you create the perfect Valentine's Day experience - one that also gives back. After all, your valentine will...

2013-02-05 08:38:48

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amdocs, the leading provider of customer experience systems and services, today announced the findings of a global consumer survey that explores the link between proactive care tools, customer satisfaction and call center traffic. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120722/NY44154LOGO) The survey revealed that the vast majority of customers would recommend their service provider to family and friends if they received relevant, proactive...

2013-01-31 16:21:26

$100 Million+ Cut Would Mean Decimating Ranger Ranks and/or Drastic Cuts in Service to Public, Including Reduced Hours and Shutdowns of Sections of Parks. WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A National Park Service (NPS) memo and related budget documents independently acquired by the Coalition of National Park Service Retirees (CNPSR) at http://www.npsretirees.org show that planning is underway for sequestration-related budget cuts that would sharply reduce the ranks of...

2013-01-17 23:02:05

Edgewebhosting Inc., announced the findings from a recent customer satisfaction survey, which resulted in a receiving a Net Promoter Score (NPS) score of 69.9 BALTIMORE, MD (PRWEB) January 17, 2013 Edgewebhosting Inc., a leading provider of mission-critical cloud and dedicated managed hosting services, today announced the findings from a recent customer satisfaction survey, which resulted in a receiving a Net Promoter Score (NPS) score of 69.9. The Net Promoter Score is an...