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2009-09-30 11:42:00

Doug Valentine aka "DoctorLoopy" Wins Grand Prize with One-of-a-kind Video from Big Bend National Park Thousands of Viewers Watched and Voted for the Best Video Response to: "What Do America's National Parks Mean To You?" WASHINGTON, Sept.

2009-09-22 08:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia.com(R) and the National Park Foundation today announced the launch of a new online resource to help travelers plan and book vacations to America's National Parks.

2009-09-15 11:11:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Online voting starts today in the "Your Parks" Video Challenge presented by the National Park Foundation and Olympus.

2009-09-02 11:42:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Join the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation in making America's Best Idea -- the national parks -- even better.

2009-07-22 09:48:00

Distinguished Business Leader and Entrepreneur Tapped to Lead the Foundation and Strengthen the Network of Private Support for America's National ParksWASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the national charitable partner of America's 391 national parks, announced today that Neil J.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.