You Can Ensure That Our Parks Will Always Welcome All
More than ever, we need public lands where communities can come together
One hundred years ago on this date (Aug. 25), President Woodrow Wilson signed the Organic Act that created the National Park Service (NPS)—the federal agency under the Department of the Interior trusted with the preservation of America’s most treasured places.
During the NPS Centennial celebrations throughout 2016, the Parks Conservancy has helped connect the national parks with new audiences and cultivate the next generation of park stewards through a variety of innovative programs, including:
Plan your own special celebration by signing a pledge to get out and explore your local national parks!
Video by Curran White