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Revisiting Leopold Could Move NPS in the Right Direction

Precaution, Funding, and Science-Based Policy

Revisiting Leopold Could Move NPS in the Right Direction

When a team of scientists and conservationists led by A. Starker Leopold wrote the Leopold Report in 1963, national park […]

A Call to Action for 2016

This past weekend marked the one-year anniversary of the National Park Service’s Call to Actionreport, and a new opportunity to […]

Old Faithful at Yellowstone

National Parks’ Birthday: Time to Renew a National Commitment

This week, as we celebrate the National Park Service’s 96th birthday we can reflect on the challenges and opportunities facing […]

The Statue of Liberty National Monument. Photo © Narvikk/iStockphoto.

A Call to Action for the Nation’s Urban Parks

The nation’s urban national parks are long-neglected, underfunded, under-used, and often unreachable through public transportation. Yet they are a critical […]

Former NPCA President Tom Kiernan

America’s Summit on National Parks: Moving from Vision to Action

Almost exactly three years ago, I flew to Montana late in the day. By the time my plane reached the […]