legislation

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. […]

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 […]

Passengers board the free shuttle at the Zion National Park visitor center.

Park Fees Should Benefit Park Visitors

Congress Needs to Act Soon So National Parks Can Keep the Fees They Collect

Have you ever marveled at the pink and red sandstone cliffs at Zion National Park while learning about the area’s […]

The Blue Ridge Parkway.

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 […]

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 […]