NPCA AT WORK:

11 National Park Curiosities

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From wacky-looking rocks to giant monuments of steel, see NPCA's short list of weird and exceptional places to explore that are like nowhere else in the world.

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Urge the President to Create a National Park Legacy

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President Obama has a once-in-a-lifetime chance to protect and restore our national parks for their centennial in 2016—but time is running short to address the key issues parks face. Please send a message asking the president to make parks a cornerstone of his legacy.

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Join Us and Speak Up For Parks!

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We've just kicked off our Find Your Voice initiative to help people advocate for our national parks. Each of us can make a difference—and together we can create a brighter future for our most cherished places.

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Say No to Soda Mountain Solar

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Soda Mountain Solar is a proposed solar energy plant that developers want to build in desert bighorn sheep habitat near Mojave National Preserve. See NPCA's 6 reasons to oppose the development and our slideshow of what's at stake.

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PARK ADVOCATE BLOG: LATEST NEWS

Water You Waiting For? 10 Perfect Parks for Paddling

Biscayne National ParkGo beyond the hiking trail and enjoy parks from a refreshing vantage point: water. Rivers and lakes offer adventurous routes through some of the country’s most remarkable landscapes, including views you just can’t see from land. From lazy float trips to exhilarating whitewater, national parks have fun options for visitors of every experience level—sometimes even […]

Mojave Is a Magical Place. Let’s Protect My Former Home

The Soda Mountains of Mojave National Preserve. Photo © Michael Gordon.It’s a wondrous thing to have a million and a half acres of spectacular natural habitat right in your back yard. I know because for ten years, I woke to the vast beauty of the California desert each morning and had a unique role in both protecting and helping the public enjoy it: I was deputy […]

400 Years of History at Risk

Seventeen towers like these at the James River Bridge in Newport News, Virginia, would forever mar the view from Colonial National Historical Park if the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers allows a permit from Dominion Power to move forward. Photo © Margaret Fowler/Save the James Alliance.Walking along the James River at Jamestown, reflections of a blue sky shine brightly on the pristine water, and it’s easy to imagine history unfolding along the sandy beach. The area’s unspoiled views are reminiscent of a different time, one where the hum of traffic is replaced by birdsong and babbling waters. Four hundred years […]

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