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--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.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Valentine's Day approaches, many strive to plan romantic activities or getaways.
--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.
SAN DIEGO and YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Sept.
SAN DIEGO AND YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO), has provided 10 of its pedal-assist hybrid electric bicycles, the eneloop bike, to Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, Inc.
Educational Stamp Pane Highlights 24 Species HAWAII NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii, Sept.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Mint Director Ed Moy, joined by National Park Service officials, today introduced to the Nation the new quarter honoring Yosemite National Park in California.
33 national parks to create new programs inviting youth of all backgrounds to learn about their ancestries, gain leadership skills and discover the beauty of their parks WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Inspired by the epic Ken Burns documentary The National Parks: America's Best Idea, the National Park Foundation is proud to announce the second phase of a new grant program connecting underserved audiences, primarily people of color and youth, to the national parks.
GULF OIL SPILL UNDERSCORES SIGNIFICANCE OF PROTECTING NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS LIKE GLACIER In 100 years as a National Park, Glacier has also been named a World Heritage Site and an International Peace Park WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, official charity of America's national parks, today honors the 100th birthday of one of our nation's most treasured places.
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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