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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...

2011-03-29 11:21:00

--America Celebrates "Healthy Parks, Healthy People" During Week-Long, Fee FREE Event April 16 - 24-- WASHINGTON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, is once again teaming up with the National Park Service to kick off National Park Week 2011 April 16th - 24th. Celebrating "Healthy Parks, Healthy People," national parks across the country are encouraging people to come visit, get outdoors, and embrace a...

2011-02-08 13:36:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Valentine's Day approaches, many strive to plan romantic activities or getaways. This year, instead of the traditional gift of chocolates and flowers, treat yourself and your loved one to a memorable and intimate experience in your national parks. Whether it's a destination up the road or across the country, you will find world-class vistas, scenery and activities that provide the perfect setting for an unforgettable Valentine's Day...

2010-12-20 13:09:00

--Six Days and Eighteen Chances To Win Great Gear and Prizes-- --Park Supporters Are Also Invited to "Give The Gift Of America's National Parks" This Holiday Season With A National Park Foundation Tribute Gift-- WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, launches its Countdown to Christmas sweepstakes. From December 20 through December 25, the National Park Foundation will be celebrating the...

2010-09-29 10:05:00

SAN DIEGO and YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO) announces that it has provided five of its pedal-assist synergetic hybrid bicycles, the eneloop bike, to Xanterra Parks & Resorts (Xanterra), an organization that operates hotels, restaurants and activities in Yellowstone National Park located primarily in Wyoming, and extending into Montana and Idaho. The five eco-friendly bikes were given to the organization to help support its...


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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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