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Meet NPCA’s New President and CEO: A Q&A with Innovator and Conservationist Clark Bunting

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Earlier this week, NPCA named a new president and CEO to lead the organization during a time of political volatility, symbolic milestones, and strong public support for national parks. Innovator and conservationist Clark Bunting will take the helm next week after 26 years at the Discovery Channel, most recently as president and general manager, helping to pioneer such classic programs [...]

Posted on: November 8 2013
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If Americans Overwhelmingly Love Our National Parks, Why Isn’t Congress Fully Funding Them?

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By Theresa Pierno, Acting President of NPCA It’s not difficult to understand why Americans show such strong bipartisan support and genuine love for our national parks—one visit is all it takes. I had one of those special visits ten years ago when I traveled to Alaska with my husband, son, and parents to experience Denali National Park for the first [...]

Posted on: October 23 2013
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From the Mountaintop: Expedition Denali’s Epic Journey

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By James Mills of the Joy Trip Project On June 24, Adina Scott made a satellite phone dispatch from 17,200 feet on Mount McKinley in Denali National Park. As part of the climbing team Expedition Denali, she and the 18 others had already spent a total of 16 days on the mountain and nearly a week camped at 14,200 feet. Now, [...]

Posted on: July 25 2013
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Best of the ’Net: From Denali to “the Street”

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Best of the ’Net is NPCA’s weekly roundup of fun park-related stuff online. From the first summit of Mt. McKinley to the progress over the last few months restoring the Washington Monument to new outdoor discoveries by Sesame Street’s Elmo, this week was full of interesting finds online about our national parks. 1. Often it is challenging to put into [...]

Posted on: June 7 2013
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Best of the ‘Net: It’s National Park Week

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Best of the ‘Net is NPCA’s weekly roundup of fun park-related stuff online. It’s here! As National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis said earlier this week, “National Park Week provides an opportunity to appreciate the landmarks, monuments and historical landscapes that define our national identity.” There are a few days remaining in National Park Week 2013, which means if you [...]

Posted on: April 26 2013
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