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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 […]

Victory: Incinerator Project Defeated at Monocacy

For nearly a decade, county officials in Maryland had planned to build a large trash-burning incinerator just yards away from […]

Lancelot Jones with his sea sponges.

A Little-Known Piece of History Reclaimed

Celebrating Florida’s First Lancelot Jones Day

Many Americans will recognize this coming Monday, October 13, as a holiday honoring Christopher Columbus. Thanks to NPCA supporters, the […]

Drakes Estero at Point Reyes National Seashore. Photo (c) Robert Campbell, Chamois Moon.

Wilderness Wins on the West Coast

The Long Journey to Victory at Point Reyes National Seashore in California

On October 6, just weeks after the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, park lovers got a new reason to celebrate. […]

The largest dam removal project in U.S. history is finally complete. Last month, park officials blasted out the last 30 feet of concrete from the Glines Canyon Dam, restoring the Elwha River to a free-flowing waterway.

The Elwha River, Undammed at Last

There’s plenty I could say about my recent rafting trip down the newly restored Elwha River, but sometimes a simple […]