Pacific region

Take a Hike! 19 Ways to Celebrate National Trails Day

This Saturday, June 1, is National Trails Day, a perfect excuse to get outside and explore a national park. I […]

Take Action to Protect Yosemite Valley’s Wild and Scenic Merced River

There are few places better known or more loved than Yosemite National Park. As a transplated Californian originally from Iowa, it […]

Scripps Murrelet.

VIDEO: Native Birds and Wildlife Make a Comeback at Channel Islands National Park

Yesterday, the Park Service released more good news from Channel Islands National Park. Just a few weeks after biodiversity advocates […]

The night sky over the Racetrack at Death Valley.

Death Valley: This Land of Extremes Now Recognized for Its World-Class Night Skies

Death Valley National Park is renowned for its awe-inspiring landscape and its extreme temperatures and elevations. Five months ago, the […]

The Statue of Liberty National Monument. Photo © Narvikk/iStockphoto.

“A Gift of the Whole People”

How Crowdfunding Can Help Revitalize National Parks

NPCA recently forged a new partnership with the organization I helped found, ioby, as a way to provide a platform […]