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New Now Next
How Out Traveler Micah Meyer's Historic Cross-Country Trip Is Helping Him Live Openlythey didn’t want to deal with parents who’d freak out.” Micah’s travels coinci
How Out Traveler Micah Meyer's Historic Cross-Country Trip Is Helping Him Live Openly
New Now Next / Posted yesterday
they didn’t want to deal with parents who’d freak out.” Micah’s travels coincide with the 11th anniversary of his father’s death, as well as the 100th anniversaries of both the National Park Service and the National Parks Conservation Associ... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Why parks matter: Nature improves your braina long time. That getting outside is beneficial to mind and body,” said Kevin D
Why parks matter: Nature improves your brain
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 days ago
a long time. That getting outside is beneficial to mind and body,” said Kevin Dahl, Arizona Senior Program Manager for the National Parks Conservation Association. “I don’t think it hurts to remind ourselves that this is an important thing to do.... Read more
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The Moab Times-Independent
National Park Service celebrates 100th birthday on Aug. 25 with local community fair films and free park entrance - The National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary on Thursday Aug. 25 with a community fair at the Moab Information Center...and creating new programming, Langianese said. For one of their new programs,
National Park Service celebrates 100th birthday on Aug. 25 with local community fair films and free park entrance - The National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary on Thursday Aug. 25 with a community fair at the Moab Information Center...
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 2 days ago
and creating new programming, Langianese said. For one of their new programs, the nonprofit has collaborated with the National Parks Conservation Association and the Salt Lake City organization YouthWorks to bring urban young people to the... Read more
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Orange County Register
America's National Parks turn 100 and they're showing their agebecause there’s no money so visitors can’t take hikes,” said Theresa Pierno, pr
America's National Parks turn 100 and they're showing their age
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
because there’s no money so visitors can’t take hikes,” said Theresa Pierno, president and chief executive of the National Parks Conservation Association. “Sometimes campgrounds and services are lacking,” all while more people are coming... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
National Park Service turns 100because there's no money, so visitors can't take hikes," said Theresa Pierno, p
National Park Service turns 100
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
because there's no money, so visitors can't take hikes," said Theresa Pierno, president and chief executive of the National Parks Conservation Association. "Sometimes campgrounds and services are lacking. ... It's a very serious issue." A... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
National Park Service starts its second century with a $12 billion maintenance backlogwildlife, historic resources, air quality and basic upkeep, said John Garder, b
National Park Service starts its second century with a $12 billion maintenance backlog
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 days ago
wildlife, historic resources, air quality and basic upkeep, said John Garder, budget and appropriations director at the National Parks Conservation Association. Parks have to “triage” their resources toward basic needs, Garder said. “It means... Read more
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The Seattle Times
New books about America’s national parks“See America” travel posters, many of which featured national parks. For the Pa
New books about America’s national parks
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
“See America” travel posters, many of which featured national parks. For the Park Service’s centennial, the nonprofit National Parks Conservation Association partnered with the Creative Action Network to commission a new generation of posters... Read more
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PhysOrg
New century brings new challenges for national parksjust a philosophical question. Finding the answer was the mission of the Second
New century brings new challenges for national parks
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
just a philosophical question. Finding the answer was the mission of the Second Century Commission, a panel formed by the National Parks Conservation Association in 2010. Bilmes was a member of the group, whose task was to study the way ahead for... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Ann H. Bellows, Formerly Of Hampton Bays, Dies August 7husbands; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. A private memorial
Ann H. Bellows, Formerly Of Hampton Bays, Dies August 7
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 12 days ago
husbands; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the National Parks Conservation Association, npca.org; or Defenders of Wildlife, defender... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Yosemite, Sequoia and other National Park Service jewels draw record crowds on its centennialthrilled people want to visit these places,” said Kristen Brengel, vice preside
Yosemite, Sequoia and other National Park Service jewels draw record crowds on its centennial
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 21 days ago
thrilled people want to visit these places,” said Kristen Brengel, vice president of government affairs for the National Parks Conservation Association. “The challenge is to make sure they can find a place to park and have a pleasant... Read more
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Boston Globe
Raise a glass to the country’s newest, most boisterous national monumentthe history of the LGBT movement. The Stonewall’s status as a national monumen
Raise a glass to the country’s newest, most boisterous national monument
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
the history of the LGBT movement. The Stonewall’s status as a national monument is a result of the Park Service and the National Parks Conservation Association effort to diversify the country’s parks system. The parks system is celebrating its... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Students’ trek ‘a reset for the human spirit’ as National Park Service turns 100the family, unplug, get back with nature,” said Rob Smith, Northwest regional d
Students’ trek ‘a reset for the human spirit’ as National Park Service turns 100
The Seattle Times / Posted 29 days ago
the family, unplug, get back with nature,” said Rob Smith, Northwest regional director based in Seattle for the nonprofit National Parks Conservation Association. “They are places to be awe-struck with the scenery, to see the wildlife that we have... Read more

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