legislation

My Members of Congress Are Friends of the National Parks. Are Yours?

I was lucky enough to grow up in Northern California, just across the majestic Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco. […]

Corroded Trust

Urge Congress to Fund Repairs to Aging National Park Roads and Bridges

Though the thousands of commuters that drive across it each day may not realize it, the Arlington Memorial Bridge in […]

President Obama gives an Earth Day speech at Everglades National Park. Photo © Cara Capp/NPCA.

4 Ways President Obama Can Create a Lasting National Park Legacy

Last month, President Obama took the podium at Everglades National Park to publicly address the seriousness of climate change. That […]

The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

5 Ways the New Congress Can Support National Parks

If you’re looking forward to the New Year and getting ready to turn over a new leaf, you aren’t alone. […]

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park in Texas is an exceptional economic engine for the local community. Now, thanks to new legislation, Congress is expanding this park site.

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 […]