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2014-03-26 20:20:43

CNPSR: National Monuments And Parks Are Bipartisan; "Extreme Politics" Behind H.R. 1459 Vote Has no Place in Deciding the Fate of Future National Parks and Monuments WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In what may be the single darkest day ever for U.S. national monuments and parks, "extreme politics" prevailed today when the U.S. House of Representatives voted in support of H.R. 1459 (widely known as the "Anti-National Parks Bill"), according to the 950-member...

2014-03-24 08:24:01

National Park Service and National Park Foundation Unveil Expanded Graphic Identity WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Service today announced that the centerpiece of its 2016 Centennial will be a broad public engagement campaign to reintroduce the national parks and the work of the National Park Service to a new generation of Americans, inviting them to visit and get involved. The two-year effort will begin in 2015 and run throughout the...

2014-02-13 12:31:52

Visit www.nationalparks.org/iheartparks to download your free copy and other national park guides WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Valentine's Day, the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, today released the fourth special edition in its popular Owner's Guide series, "I Heart Parks." Park lovers, romantics, and trip planners alike will all enjoy the 15 great suggestions for spending quality time with your one-and-only in...

2013-10-23 12:23:56

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Neil Mulholland, President and CEO of the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, welcomed Julie Williams to her new role as the Foundation's Senior Vice President of Community Partnerships. In this role, Williams will oversee efforts to grow and enrich the national park community by strengthening and building relationships with local and national park partners and ensuring that...

2013-09-23 12:22:02

Explore and Experience American Latino History in a National Park Near You Using National Park Foundation's "Find A Park" Feature at www.nationalparks.org/find WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Latino Heritage Fund of the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, released today a list of great ways to celebrate and honor American Latino contributions in our national parks during National Hispanic Heritage Month and throughout...

2013-09-09 12:20:13

Foundation Raised $40 Million in Private Support to Establish, Design and Construct the Memorial National Park Foundation Helps Establish "Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial" To Provide Ongoing Private Support To Memorial WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, announced today that the capital campaign in support of the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania is...

2013-08-01 12:23:40

More Than $130,000 Awarded To 11 National Parks Across The Country WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, announced it has awarded $131,000 to 11 national parks across the country through its Impact Grants program. Now in its sixth year, the Impact Grants program provides national parks with the critical financial support they need to transform innovative, yet underfunded, ideas into...

2013-07-18 12:21:37

Follow The National Park Adventures At www.ALHF.org/ALEX13 and Uncover American Latino Contributions In America's Treasured Places WASHINGTON, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Latino Heritage Fund (ALHF) of the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, announced today the winners of the 2013 @American_Latino Expedition. The Expedition's goal is to further engage diverse audiences to explore and connect with America's national...

2013-06-20 16:28:38

Participants Are Entered to Win Amazing National Park Adventures While Sharing the Best-of-the-Best Insider Park Tips and Favorite Park Memories WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation (NPF), the official charity of America's national parks, is kicking off summer with the launch of its online Summer Scrapbook! Everyone is invited to join in the summer fun by sharing their favorite national park photos, videos, and best travel tips for a...

2013-06-18 12:23:34

Three National Parks to Participate in the Foundation's 2013 Parks Climate Challenge Program WASHINGTON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has awarded $66,000 in grants to three national parks through its Parks Climate Challenge program. Now in its fourth year, this program provides teachers with the training and resources they need to teach climate change in a hands-on and engaging way that uses...