Protecting Bears Ears National Monument is important to Utah, local tribes, and our national parks. [ Link ]

Bears Ears is a national monument now. But it will take a fight to save it.
These lands are now your lands. Check out these 29 new monuments for you and me [ Link ]

These Lands Are Now Your Lands
Happy #WorldWaterDay! The health of America’s national parks depends upon the health of the waters that surround and flow through them. That’s why we work every day to protect and restore waterways for national parks, the communities that surround them and the millions of people who visit them each year: [ Link ]

On World Water Day: Why We Must Protect the One Thing We Can’t Live Without
Are you on Instagram? Us too! Follow us at @NPCApics for park photos, fun facts, and more!
Believe it or not, Utah lawmakers want to permanently scrap a critical plan to clean up coal plants in Utah that are polluting national parks like the Grand Canyon, Arches and Zion. Take action now to tell your senators and representatives that removing commonsense clean air protections for Southwestern national parks is unacceptable! [ Link ]

Don't Remove Clean Air Protections for Southwestern National Parks!
The Burnett Oil Company will soon begin surveying for oil and gas resources beneath Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida, even as a federal judge has yet to rule whether the work can proceed. This surveying work includes driving 33-ton seismic-testing trucks through large portions of the Preserve, which will flatten sensitive vegetation, damage soils and disturb sensitive wildlife. [...
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Oil, Gas Exploration to Begin Within Big Cypress National Preserve
Killing bear cubs in their dens is not OK. Tell your Senator to say no to #UnBearable hunting practices and vote NO on HJ Res 69 [ Link ]

Call your Senators: Protect Alaska Wildlife
A look back at suffragist Alice Paul’s fight for equality [ Link ] #WomensHistoryMonth

An Audacious Fight
Don’t you sometimes want to get away from it all for a day or week or month? What about for 30 years? [ Link ]

Reflections on a Man in his Wilderness
Knowing when cherry trees will bloom is a big deal in Washington, D.C., and it’s not easy. Meet the park ranger who issues cherry blossom forecasts and learn why his job has been particularly challenging this year: [ Link ]

The Art, Science and Economics of Cherry Blossom Forecasting
America's Everglades need our help! We’re here in Palm Beach Gardens, FL for a panel discussion about efforts to protect and restore Everglades and Biscayne National Parks and Big Cypress National Preserve. Follow along and join the conversation!
BREAKING: The Trump Administration's proposed budget, if enacted, would jeopardize the protection, maintenance and operation of national parks across the country [ Link ]

Budget Proposal Threatens National Parks
A vote to repeal the BLM Methane Waste rule is a vote to hurt national park air quality, take money out of taxpayer pockets, and allow the waste of a public resource. Act now and tell your Senator to vote NO: [ Link ]

The Senate Is Voting to Strip Air Quality Protections! - National Parks Conservation Association
Join us tomorrow evening at 6:30 ET for a live discussion about NPCA's work to protect and restore the Florida Everglades!
This week marked the grand opening of the visitor's center at Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park in Maryland. Exhibits from the visitor center explore Harriet’s early life on the Eastern shore of Maryland where she was first a slave and then a conductor on the Underground Railroad, as well as her continued advocacy for justice over the years. #WomensHistoryMonth
Now is the time to restore the North Cascades grizzly bear! The North Cascades Ecosystem is the only remaining grizzly bear population on the West Coast of the contiguous United States. Biologists estimate that fewer than 10 remain today, making it the most at-risk bear population in North America. Watch the new film “Time for the Grizzly?” and speak up for these iconic, wild animals! [...
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At Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park, Betty Reid Soskin, the oldest ranger in the National Park System, teaches crowds about the last century of American history. [ Link ] #WomensHistoryMonth

Living History
Must read: Editorial from the Everett Herald on why we must #SavetheCascadesGrizzly [ Link ]

Editorial: Why grizzly bears need to return to the North Cascades |
Breaking News: New numbers announced today by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke show record-breaking visitation to national parks in 2016. [ Link ]

National Parks Welcomed Record 331 Million Visitors in 2016