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A Q&A with Teresa Baker, Founder of the African American National Parks Event

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A Q&A with Teresa Baker, Founder of the African American National Parks Event

California outdoorswoman Teresa Baker doesn’t just love national parks. She encourages thousands of people around the country to love them, […]

Pride Month Trivia Challenge

LGBT Parks in the National Park System

Q: The National Park Service has not always done a great job of interpreting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) […]

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Got Milkweed? Crowdfunding Creates a Butterfly Effect for National Parks

Late last month, 30 middle-school students in Queens, New York, planted 200 new milkweed plants at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife […]

NPCA staff and youth leaders lobby on Capitol Hill. Photo © NPCA.

Why We Lobby: Park Advocates Take to the Hill

By Barry Cox Lobbying has a bad reputation, but the truth is, the right of American citizens to petition their […]

The 2013 NPCA Climate Ride Team

Are You Ready for a Bike Challenge to Help Protect Our National Parks?

Do you have what it takes to be a bike crusader for national parks? I wasn’t sure if I did. […]