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2012-04-12 06:22:38

Eight National Parks Across the Country to Partner With Local Teachers Over Summer to Develop Curriculum For Upcoming School Year WASHINGTON, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, announced the eight grant recipients participating in the 2012 Parks Climate Challenge program. Since 2009, the Parks Climate Challenge program has encouraged the use of national parks as classrooms to educate students...

2012-03-29 13:41:13

The land around Yellowstone and Glacier national parks might look like it's filling up with people and houses, but it's nothing compared to the rate of development around some other U.S. national parks, according to a new Montana State University study. While population densities rose 246 percent around Yellowstone/Grand Teton and 210 percent around Glacier between 1940 and 2000, they surged 3,092 percent around the Mojave National Preserve in California, 2,962 percent around the Colorado...

2012-03-15 18:13:00

Visit www.nationalparkweek.org to Plan Your National Park Week Adventure WASHINGTON, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, invite people everywhere to enjoy, explore, learn, share, and give back to America's nearly 400 national parks during National Park Week 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090630/DC40408LOGO) Celebrating the theme, "Picture Yourself...

2012-01-26 09:25:00

National Park Foundation Launches 'Ticket To Ride' - Providing Needed Transportation for Thousands of Kids to America's National Parks With An NPF Grant of Nearly $120,000, Program Kicks-Off Inaugural Year WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With children spending less time being active outdoors and school budgets for field trips shrinking, the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, is stepping up to help. Today, the National...

2011-12-19 09:05:00

Five Days and Five Chances to Win the Ultimate National Park Prizes Including Park Passes, Roundtrip Airfare and Great National Park Gear Plus, Support America's National Parks with Great Holiday Gift Ideas That Give Back WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, launches its Hooray for the Holidays sweepstakes. From December 19 through December 23, the National Park...

2011-06-02 10:26:00

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, in partnership with the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Forest Service, today announced the launch of the 2011 Share the Experience photo contest, an annual photography competition that encourages nature enthusiasts, amateur photographers and kids of all ages to explore their parks and share their experiences through...

2011-04-18 10:23:00

--National Parks Across the Country Are FREE In Honor Of Week-Long Celebration-- --Discover National Park Week Events in Your Neighborhood At NationalParkWeek.org-- WASHINGTON, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, and the National Park Service are inviting people everywhere to experience the beauty and wonder of America's nearly 400 national parks for FREE during National Park Week 2011 which officially...

2011-04-14 09:11:00

Visit www.first-bloom.org to Vote for Your Favorite Garden Design April 15-May 16 Voters Are Entered to Win One of Three National Park Prize Packages WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, announced the unveiling of the 2011 "First Bloom" Garden Design Contest. The contest challenges First Bloom youth groups around the country to create the best garden design. "First Bloom" is a National Park...

2011-04-13 10:46:00

--National Park Foundation Invites People Everywhere to National Park Week April 16 - 24 Celebrating "Healthy Parks, Healthy People" -- WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, is teaming up with the National Park Service to celebrate National Park Week 2011 April 16 - 24. Beginning this Saturday, people everywhere are invited to experience America's nearly 400 national parks which will be fee...

2011-04-12 00:00:27

Celebrate Earth Day while protecting our National Parks with a purchase from ThinkRespectProtect.com. 10% of all April and May sales through ThinkRespectProtect.com will be donated to the National Parks Conservation Association. Neenah, WI (PRWEB) April 11, 2011 MC Earthworks, LLC, (http://www.thinkrespectprotect.com) is a newly launched e-commerce company that sells high quality, eco-friendly products and gifts and donates a portion of the profits towards protecting the planet. In...


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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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