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Jul 23, 2015, 10:34 ET

@GoParks Expedition conecta a audiencias diversas a los Parques Nacionales de los Estados Unidos [CONCURSO]

  La Fundación de Parques Nacionales (National Park Foundation), la institución benéfica oficial de los parques nacionales...

Jul 23, 2015, 10:08 ET
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@GoParks Expedition Connects Diverse Audiences To America's National Parks [CONTEST]

  The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, announced today that the call for applicants...

Jun 29, 2015, 17:20 ET
Crater Lake National Park, National Park Foundation's Share the Experience photo contest, photo by Robert Sappington.

12 Refreshing Ways to Beat the Heat in National Parks

Summer finally arrived, bringing with it soaring temperatures and a stifling grip on the forecast. But it also means the kids are out of school,...

Jun 25, 2015, 11:34 ET
The National Park Foundation shares 4 Ultimate National Park Road Trips

4 Ultimate 'Find Your Park' Road Trips [Infographic]

 If you could go on a national park road trip, where would you go? With more than 400 national parks and thousands of historic and...

Jun 17, 2015, 10:44 ET
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9 Unforgettable National Park Activities to Enjoy July 4th Weekend

The summer's first long weekend is just around the corner! Have you given any thought to how you'll enjoy your national parks this July 4...

Jun 16, 2015, 10:08 ET
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National Park Foundation Appoints Will Shafroth as President and CEO

 The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, today announced that its board of directors has named Will...

May 19, 2015, 09:43 ET
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National Park Foundation Grants Nearly $460,000 To Connect Local Communities To Parks

The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has awarded 37 grants totaling $458,438 to national parks selected...

Apr 30, 2015, 07:02 ET
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National Park Foundation Announces the 2014 "Share the Experience" Photo Contest Winners

 The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, ACTIVE Network and Celestron are proud to announce the winners...

Apr 29, 2015, 11:02 ET
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David Rubenstein To Donate $5.37 Million To The National Park Foundation To Restore U.S. Marine Corps 'Iwo Jima' Memorial

 Today a $5.37 million gift commemorates the bravery of U.S. Marines who gave their lives to defend freedom, and honors the continued...

Apr 27, 2015, 12:46 ET
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National Park Foundation and Disney to Connect 500,000 Kids with National Park Experiences by 2017

 Today, the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, announced a three-year collaboration with Disney to get...

Apr 16, 2015, 09:09 ET
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Find Your Park During National Park Week

 From April 18 through 26, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation will host National Park Week. This year's theme, "Find...

Apr 15, 2015, 09:07 ET
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Collaborative Production Company, hitRECord, Celebrates #FindYourPark With Innovative Digital Content

The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation today announced a partnership with hitRECord, a collaborative online production company...

Apr 02, 2015, 09:02 ET
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National Park Service And National Park Foundation Launch Find Your Park Virtual View Tour, Connecting People With Parks Across The Country

 In advance of next year's National Park Service Centennial, the Park Service and the National Park Foundation today kicked off a nationwide...

Apr 02, 2015, 09:02 ET

El Servicio de Parques Nacionales y la Fundación de Parques Nacionales Lanzan el Tour Virtual de "Encuentra tu Parque" Conectando Personas con Parques a Través del País.

 En preparacion al centenario el proximo año, el Servicio de Parques Nacionales (National Park Service)  y la Fundación de...

Mar 30, 2015, 10:01 ET
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National Park Service And National Park Foundation Launch #FindYourPark, Encouraging People To Connect With And Celebrate Our National Parks And Public Lands

The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation today announced the launch of Find Your Park, a public awareness and education campaign...

Feb 19, 2015, 14:28 ET
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President Obama Announces Effort To Welcome 4 Million Kids In Parks With "Every Kid In A Park"

Today, President Obama will announce "Every Kid in a Park," a new initiative geared toward introducing America's youth and their families to public...

Feb 19, 2015, 09:06 ET
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Nearly $8 Million Donated To National Park Foundation In Support Of Pullman National Monument

Pullman National Monument, which is set to become Chicago's first National Park Service site later today, already has nearly $8 million in support...

Feb 12, 2015, 09:32 ET
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15 Winter Wonderlands In Your National Parks

The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, released "Winter Wonderlands," the sixth special edition in its...

Dec 02, 2014, 10:08 ET
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President Obama and First Family to Light the National Christmas Tree December 4 from President's Park

The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation are excited to announce that President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and...