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Frequently asked questions on the new legislation that will expand and further enhance America’s National Park System

Historic “Parks Package” Passes Congress

Frequently asked questions on the new legislation that will expand and further enhance America’s National Park System

Today, Congress authorized the largest expansion of the National Park System since 1978 by passing the National Defense Authorization Act […]

National Park Construction Projects in Jeopardy

An FAQ on the Highway Trust Fund

In Massachusetts, park officials barricaded a bridge leading into Lowell National Historical Park because bricks in the structure could fall […]

The Washington Monument. Photo © Scott Kirkwood.

FAQ: Celebrating the Monument of Monuments

As the tallest structure in the nation’s capital and one of the most iconic, the historic obelisk honoring America’s first […]

The Grand Canyon, one of dozens of national park sites preserved by the Antiquities Act. Photo © Pinwheels/Dreamstime.

The Attack on the Antiquities Act

Why This Hundred-Year-Old Law Matters for Congress and the Park System

In a move that alarmed the conservation community last month, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1459, legislation that […]

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. […]