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NPCA Acting President Makes Statement on Government Shutdown

NPCA Acting President Theresa Pierno made a statement earlier today regarding the government shutdown and its effects on our national […]

How Is the Government Shutdown Affecting National Parks?

You can urge your members of Congress to re-open parks and support full funding for the Park Service by taking […]

A closed sign at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. The park cannot afford full staffing during the busy summer season due to sequester cuts this year.

National Parks Are a Grand Bargain

Congress Must Stop the Damage to America’s Best Idea

“It was a complete shock,” admits Mattea Sanders. A graduate student at American University, Mattea spent her last four summers […]

San Antonio Missions in San Antonio, Texas.

Congress: Stay On-Mission for Texas’ World-Class Park

Throughout the world, countries vie every year to win the coveted World Heritage status for the most naturally and culturally […]

A woman in period dress at Antietam National Battlefield, Maryland.

Blue and Gray Make Green

Five Interesting Facts about Civil War Battlefield Tourism

Earlier this week, the Civil War Trust released a ten-page report packed with photos, statistics, and testimonials on the benefits Civil War […]