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Congratulations to Cicely Muldoon, Yosemite National Park’s new Superintendent

Effective November 8, 2020 the National Park Service has moved Cicely Muldoon from acting Superintendent – a position she has held since January, 2020 – to permanent Superintendent of Yosemite National Park. “Cicely is widely regarded as one of the most outstanding and compassionate leaders across the National Park Service. I’m thrilled to have someone […]

National Parks Celebrates Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act with FREE ADMISSION!

Yesterday President Trump signed the Great American Outdoors Act, on of the greatest conservation Acts signed in decades by any President. Today Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced free entrance to national parks and public lands for August 5, 2020 (short notice, but if you’re near a park, GO!). He also permanently designated August […]

California National Parks and Utilities Companies FINALLY work together to Reduce Wildfire Risks

In one of those “it’s about damned time” moments, The Department of the Interior, National Park Service, and utility companies Pacific Gas and Electric and Southern California Edison have finally started working together to to mitigate wildfire risks in California.

National Park Service Awards $1.9 Million in Grants for the Return of Native American Remains and Sacred Objects

Today the National Park Service announced $1.9 million in indian tribes and museums across the United States to “assist in the consultation, documentation, and repatriation of ancestral remains and cultural items as part of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA).

Plan your National Park Visits for 2020 during Fee Free Days!

National Park Service Announces Entrance Fee-Free Days for 2020 One of America’s greatest treasures, our national parks, grasslands, and monuments are always worth visiting – but they’re even better to visit when they’re FREE!