National Parks News

National Parks News


National Parks Conservation Association protects our national parks for our children & grandchildren. Retweets or links do not constitute endorsements.

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Thanks to recent House passage of the #COREAct , Colorado's @CurecantiNPS  is a step closer to a long-overdue park boundary designation. Now, it's the Senate's turn to pass this legislation, which also calls for the protection of 400K acres of #publiclands .

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More great news from our magazine team: NPCA's Nicolas Brulliard won first place for “range of work by a single author” in the 2019 Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards! Congrats Nicolas! You can read some of his work in our magazine here:

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Many parks celebrate the rich history and contributions of America's veterans. To all our veterans and their families, thank you for your service! Reminder: In recognition of , America's national p #VeteransDayrks  are waiving entry fees today.

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Over the years, people have had some pretty bad ideas for Gettysburg: - A 307-ft observation tower next to the park - Utility lines across the skyline - A hotel on the fields of Pickett’s Charge Read more on what it takes to keep @GettysburgNMP  protected:

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"When I talk to my fellow veterans, I often hear a common theme about the connection that veterans feel when they’re outdoors." @RepGilCisneros  reflects on the value of parks and the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

"I felt outrage and despair as I documented the destruction on my camera phone, capturing images that would soon receive widespread media attention." NPCA's Kevin Dahl shares a firsthand account of the devastation at @OrganPipeNPS . #borderwall 

National parks are cultural touchstones as much as ecological wonders, places that reflect the core of who we are and what we value.

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BREAKING: US House of Reps. moves to encourage drilling in our national parks....no we are not kidding:

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“The public pays parks fees to fix national parks and for educational programs, not the president’s parade.” - NPCA President & CEO @theresapierno ⁩

Cascade-Siskiyou, Bears Ears, Mojave Trails & Grand Staircase-Escalante are most at risk. RT to tell to protect them ALL!

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RT if you think Yellowstone, Joshua Tree, Denali and all our nat’l parks are worth protecting. #FixOurParks 

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CALL YOUR SENATORS & urge them to oppose Scott Pruitt for head of EPA! The future of our natl parks depends on it.

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Our national monuments are being threatened. RT to tell to guarantee they’ll stay fully protected! #MonumentsForAll 

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RT if you think America’s favorite places – our national parks– are worth taking care of. #FixOurParks 

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Retweet to tell @SecretaryZinke  not to reverse the promised protection of national monuments! #MonumentsForAll 

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The administration is diverting ~$2.5M in nat'l park fee revenue to pay for Trump’s Independence Day spectacle on the National Mall. Siphoning off desperately needed $$ from our national parks to pay for this is reckless & a breach of the public’s trust.

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