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National Park Week Thanks

As National Park Week wrapped up yesterday, I thought a lot about our national parks this past week. I thought about all the memories of our visits there. I also thought about the sPark discovery, creativity, collaborations, innovations, opportunities, preservations, actions, curiosity, and memories. I love the sPark! I smiled a lot during all these …

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sPark Memories

Happy National Park Week! To end this fun week, today’s theme focuses on memories. National parks provide families and friends with so many wonderful and lasting memories. Enjoy two photos from my own amazing memories from the same area in the Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming 15 years apart. What’s your favorite memory from …

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“Twenty & Odd” Video

Every February celebrates Black History Month. It is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in our American history. I wanted to share this great video entitled “Twenty & Odd” and created by the National Park Service (NPS) staff and interns. The video explores 400 years …

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Friendship Friday

Everybody needs a friend! Even the national parks need friends. As part of the National Park Week, today marks Friendship Friday. The national parks need our time by volunteering and our donations to help continue these great treasures. You can help by supporting one of more than 200 philanthropic organizations that partner with national parks …

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Earth Day

Earth Day is a global celebration encouraging education and stewardship of the planet’s natural resources.  This year celebrates the 51st anniversary of Earth Day! Take a moment and go online to learn about how we can protect our only planet. Click here to learn more about earth sciences. Click here to learn about the leave …

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Transformation Tuesday

Happy National Park Week! It’s Transformation Tuesday! The National Park Service has been protecting our national parks for over 100 years! The parks have changed over this years. They have changed with the environment, lessons, and also with management styles as we learn and grow. On this day, take a few minutes to listen to …

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As part of the National Park Week, today is Volunteer in the Parks (VIP) Day. Today, we say thank you to the more than 300,000 volunteers within our national parks. Without their hard work and dedication, these parks would not be the same. For anyone looking to volunteer in the national park system, click here …

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Park Rx Day

Today in the National Park Week, it’s Park Rx Day!  It’s doctor’s orders to get to a park today! Enjoy the mental and physical benefits of being outside!  Listen to the doctor! Happy National Park Week!

National Park Week

National Park Week starts tomorrow, April 17th, and goes through the 25th this year!  Each day this blog will highlight different aspects of the parks to celebrate this fun week! Let’s all enjoy our amazing national parks!

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