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15 Jun, 2017, 09:32 ET American Express Announces Grant to the National Park Foundation to Capture and Share the History of Stonewall National Monument

American Express today announced a $100,000 grant to the National Park Foundation's Centennial Campaign for America's National Parks for...


04 May, 2017, 10:10 ET 11 Striking Images Win @GoParks 2016 Photo Contest

A close-up of a curious green tree frog peeking out from its marsh habitat in Aransas National Wildlife Refuge in southern Texas is the grand prize...


19 Apr, 2017, 11:02 ET Multi-Year Partnership Supports Technology and Expands Sustainable Travel in America's National Parks

Calling on the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship of Thomas Edison, the first of up to 100 electric vehicle charging stations in national...


18 Apr, 2017, 09:04 ET El National Park Service y la National Park Foundation lanzan Parks 101, revelando historias que nunca habías escuchado sobre los parques nacionales, en celebración de la Semana del Parque Nacional

Resulta que los parques nacionales abarcan mucho más de lo que pensabas. Conjuntamente con la Semana del Parque Nacional de este año, que se...


17 Apr, 2017, 11:26 ET National Park Service and National Park Foundation Launch Parks 101, Uncovering National Park Stories You've Never Heard Before To Celebrate National Park Week

Turns out there's a lot more to national parks than you thought. In conjunction with this year's National Park Week from April 15 through 23, the...


13 Apr, 2017, 09:53 ET 8 Ways to Support National Parks During National Park Week

With all the excitement surrounding National Park Week taking place April 15 through 23, the National Park Foundation (NPF) and its partners have...


02 Feb, 2017, 09:33 ET 21 New National Park Projects Promote Community Building & Exploration

Twenty-one new projects at national parks across the country will give kids and adults the opportunity to come together with their neighbors to...


19 Dec, 2016, 16:37 ET National Park Service Celebrates Centennial Success, Looks Ahead to Building on Momentum of 2016

On the heels of President Obama's signing of the National Park Service Centennial Act, today the National Park Service and the National Park...


12 Dec, 2016, 14:16 ET Important Habitat in Grand Teton National Park Preserved

Today the National Park Service purchased a 640-acre tract of land within Grand Teton National Park from the State of Wyoming. The purchase was...


28 Nov, 2016, 16:28 ET President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to Light National Christmas Tree December 1 at President's Park

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will help wrap the National Park Service Centennial celebrations when they officially light...


23 Nov, 2016, 14:46 ET Eva Longoria to Host 94th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting & Marc Anthony Added to Star-Studded Lineup

Eva Longoria will host the 94th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony and Marc Anthony, Afro Blue, and the Airmen of Note will join...


18 Nov, 2016, 09:48 ET @GoParks & @Subaru_usa Invite You to Share the Love for National Parks

People across the country will have the opportunity to support their more than 400 national parks whenever they buy or lease a new Subaru vehicle,...


16 Nov, 2016, 11:03 ET The Lumineers, Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood to Dazzle the 94th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting

The Lumineers, Garth Brooks, and Trisha Yearwood have been added to the lineup for the 94th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony. They...


13 Oct, 2016, 15:26 ET Joseph Gordon-Levitt's hitRECord Releases Songs and Campfire Stories Inspired by America's National Parks

Joseph Gordon-Levitt's collaborative platform, hitRECord, and the National Park Foundation continue to celebrate the National Park Service...


06 Oct, 2016, 15:11 ET James Taylor Added to 94th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Talent Lineup

 James Taylor has been added to the lineup for the 94th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony. Find out who else has been announced...


05 Oct, 2016, 16:02 ET $2.5 Million Donation Preserves White House Kitchen Garden

The White House Kitchen Garden will be maintained and preserved into the future, thanks to a $2.5 million donation from the Burpee Foundation and...


22 Sep, 2016, 10:03 ET Chance the Rapper, Kelly Clarkson & Yolanda Adams Cap Off National Park Service Centennial With Performances At The 94th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting

#FindYourPark with holiday performances by Chance the Rapper, Kelly Clarkson, and Yolanda Adams on December 1 as the National Park Service caps off...


15 Sep, 2016, 05:30 ET 8 ganadores seleccionados para el concurso @GoParks de expedición al Parque Nacional Yosemite y parques nacionales del área de la Bahía de San Francisco

Ocho personalidades diversas e influyentes en las redes sociales, únicas en ubicación geográfica, intereses y bagaje cultural,...


14 Sep, 2016, 12:56 ET 8 Winners Selected For @GoParks Expedition Contest To Yosemite And San Francisco Bay Area National Parks

 Eight diverse social media influencers – unique in geographic locations, interests, and backgrounds – have won an unforgettable...


12 Sep, 2016, 09:33 ET New Parks Program to Support Post-9/11 Veterans

The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has elevated its commitment to veterans across the nation with the announcement of its philanthropic grants to the...


01 Sep, 2016, 11:43 ET 250,000 4th Graders To Visit National Parks Thanks To @GoParks' $2.4 Million Funding

250,000 fourth graders will have the opportunity to visit national parks in the 2016-2017 school year, thanks to 129 grants from the National Park...


24 Aug, 2016, 10:53 ET Roxanne Quimby and Family Gifts $80 Million of Land and Support for Designation of New Park in Celebration of National Park Service Centennial

Today, President Obama announced the designation of Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument as America's 413th unit of the National Park...


10 Aug, 2016, 08:32 ET National Park Service Illuminates 100 Years From Brooklyn Bridge Park With One World Trade Center, Bill Nye, Questlove, And Secretary Jewell For The #FindYourPark Movement

On August 22, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation will illuminate the iconic New York City skyline, continuing the...


10 Aug, 2016, 08:32 ET El Servicio de Parques Nacionales ilumina sus 100 años desde el Parque del Puente de Brooklyn con One World Trade Center, Bill Nye, Questlove y la secretaria del Interior Jewell para el Movimiento #FindYourPark

El 22 de agosto, el Servicio de Parques Nacionales y la Fundación de Parques Nacionales iluminarán el icónico panorama urbano de la...


20 Jul, 2016, 14:32 ET Multi-Million Dollar Donation Spurs Restoration Of National Park Trails In Washington State

A $2 million gift to the National Park Foundation from philanthropists Mike and Sue Raney, and an additional $1 million from The REI Foundation, is...