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2014-03-26 20:20:43

CNPSR: National Monuments And Parks Are Bipartisan; "Extreme Politics" Behind H.R. 1459 Vote Has no Place in Deciding the Fate of Future National Parks and Monuments WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In what may be the single darkest day ever for U.S. national monuments and parks, "extreme politics" prevailed today when the U.S. House of Representatives voted in support of H.R. 1459 (widely known as the "Anti-National Parks Bill"), according to the 950-member...

2014-03-24 08:24:01

National Park Service and National Park Foundation Unveil Expanded Graphic Identity WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Service today announced that the centerpiece of its 2016 Centennial will be a broad public engagement campaign to reintroduce the national parks and the work of the National Park Service to a new generation of Americans, inviting them to visit and get involved. The two-year effort will begin in 2015 and run throughout the...

2014-02-18 08:24:10

Award Winning Country-Rock Songstress Announces Partnership to Write and Perform Anthem for NPCA in Honor of the National Parks Centennial WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After receiving an overwhelming response from her National 2013/2014 "MAGIC" Tour Kick-off Concert and selling out dozens of shows across America including Los Angeles, New York City and Philadelphia, award-winning songstress Doreen Taylor has been honorably chosen to collaborate with the nation's leading...

2013-11-25 23:03:38

National parks group calls on Congress to end sequester cuts, restore funding. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 As members of Congress work to find agreement through a budget conference before December 13, the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) today released a new infographic that offers insights into how national parks and communities nationwide have suffered from ongoing funding cuts and the recent closure of parks during the government shutdown. NPCA is calling...

2013-11-18 08:24:30

Center for American Progress Research Supported by Coalition of National Park Service Retirees; Group Points to Strong Bipartisan Agreement on Key Questions WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new survey conducted by Hart Research Associates on behalf of the Center for American Progress (CAP) shows that the vast majority of Americans value the nation's national parks and want to see them adequately funded. Further the survey results show that Americans do not want...

2013-10-17 23:22:01

After a 16-day government shutdown, Congress has reached a short-term budget resolution that re-opens the federal government, including our 401 National Parks and Monuments. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 “After a 16-day shutdown, Congress has reached a short-term budget resolution that re-opens the federal government, including our 401 National Parks and Monuments. We are grateful that the dedicated men and women of the National Park Service can return to their jobs serving...

2013-09-30 20:20:44

NPS "Non-essential" Status Insulting to Employees who Fight Wildfires, Protect Borders, Respond to Terrorist Threats, Rescue Hikers and Respond to Natural Disasters WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition of National Park Service Retirees (CNPSR) deplores Congress for the partisan politics currently risking a government shutdown, and jeopardizing the livelihood of nearly one million public servants, including thousands of National Park Service (NPS)...

2013-06-20 16:28:38

Participants Are Entered to Win Amazing National Park Adventures While Sharing the Best-of-the-Best Insider Park Tips and Favorite Park Memories WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation (NPF), the official charity of America's national parks, is kicking off summer with the launch of its online Summer Scrapbook! Everyone is invited to join in the summer fun by sharing their favorite national park photos, videos, and best travel tips for a...

Norovirus Cases On The Rise In Yellowstone National Park
2013-06-20 08:11:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) noted in a January weekly report that norovirus had taken a stronghold in the US, with numbers of cases rising. The virus, which is associated with flu-like symptoms and causes uncontrollable vomiting, has in fact been showing its ugly face in schools, on cruise ships and around other public places in recent months. Now, a new report from the National Park Service has...

2013-06-19 20:20:24

OTTAWA, June 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Peter Kent, Canada's Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada attended the BirdLife International World Congress at the Ottawa Convention Centre. The World Congress brings together BirdLife International Members from around the globe and is the most important gathering of local conservation leaders with attendees from over 120 countries. "The Government of Canada, like BirdLife International, relies on...


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Yellowstone National Park
2013-04-17 13:14:01

Yellowstone National Park is located in the United States. The majority of the park is located in Wyoming, but there are smaller areas of the park in Idaho and Montana. It is thought that this area was the first to be established as a national park in the entire world. The area was home to Native Americans for about 11,000 years, but was not well known to Americans until the 1860’s, when the first organized explorations were conducted there. The Lewis and Clark Expedition in the 19th...

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