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2010-09-01 10:00:00

Educational Stamp Pane Highlights 24 Species HAWAII NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii, Sept.

2010-07-29 15:18:00

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.

2010-05-12 09:22:00

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.

2010-05-11 11:35:00

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.

2010-04-19 08:37:00

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of their ongoing partnership and effort to encourage everyone to experience great outdoor moments and our national parks, the makers of BENADRYL® and the National Park Foundation today announced the launch of an exciting new online competition series on MSN called "Race to the Moment." Hosted by Animal Planet's Jeff Corwin, "Race to the Moment" tests the outdoor skills and teamwork of two families as they compete against each other...

2010-04-19 08:00:00

The National Park Service And The National Park Foundation Present: Top 10 Things You Can Do To Celebrate National Park Week 2010 WASHINGTON, April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Park Week is here and Earth Day is just a few days away.

2010-04-14 13:00:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Through a partnership with the National Park Foundation, International Paper (NYSE: IP) is launching a series of commemorative national park cups, available for use by parks, concessionaires and others.

2010-04-07 09:31:00

Nationwide Conservation Program Teaches Urban Youth about Restoring Native Habitats WASHINGTON, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Urban youth around the nation will be breaking ground this spring on gardens of native plant species as part of the National Park Foundation's First Bloom program.

2010-02-10 10:47:00

Coalition of National Park Service Retirees Highlights 11 Parks - Including Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon and Wolf Trap in DC Area -- as Examples of What Visitors Might Encounter. WASHINGTON, Feb.

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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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