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Land and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act passes Senate!

The Land and Water Conservation Fund is a federal program was established by Congress in 1964 through a bipartisan commitment to safeguard our public lands – the natural areas, water resources and cultural heritage for all Americans – and provide funds and matching grants to federal, state, and local governments to acquire land, water, and …

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Aramark subsidiary Yosemite Hospitality, LLC replaces DNC as primary concessionaire for Yosemite National National Park

DNC has been replaced! In a fairly closed bidding process, the National Park Service has selected Aramark for the new 15 year primary concession contract. This contract is the largest single contract offered by the National Park Service. From the NPS: Fifteen-Year Contract includes providing overnight accommodations, food and beverage, retail, and other related services to …

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Yosemite National Park Joins National Find Your Park Movement

National Park Week is April 18 – 26 this year.  Yosemite National Park has joined the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation’s public awareness campaign as the National Park Service ramps up for it’s Centennial in 2016. From Yosemite National Park’s Press Release on the NPS website: National Park Week 2015 Encourages Everyone To …

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National Parks Service 98th Anniversary – TODAY!

The National Parks Service marks its 98th anniversary today. All of the parks will be celebrating by offering FREE ADMISSION!  Get out there and visit your national parks! From the NPS website: It’s our birthday, and we hope you’ll visit a national park and help us celebrate! On August 25, 2014 the National Park Service turns 98 …

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Happy 97th Anniversary National Park Service!

The National Parks Service will mark its 97th anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 25. Most of the parks will be celebrating by offering FREE ADMISSION!  Get out there and visit your national parks! From the NPS website: Since 1916, the American people have entrusted the National Park Service with the care of their national parks. With …

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