NPCA invites you to attend these events in support of our national parks!
2013 Schedule of Volunteer Events at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
March 23, 2013 to November 16, 2013
Come join others who care about our national parks, and help maintain Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens!
"OkoumeFest Ultra Marathon” on the Captain John Smith Chesapeake Trail
May 19, 2013 to May 21, 2013
Matapeake State Park in Stevensville, Maryland
Calling all expert boaters! NPCA is excited to partner with Chesapeake Light Craft and WaterTribe for a 64 mile expedition-style race along the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail in the Chesapeake Bay.
Discover Life in America Synchronous Firefly Events
May 31, 2013 to June 1, 2013
On May 31 and June 1, starting at 7:00 p.m. and ending at 11:00 p.m., DLIA is holding a fund-raising event at Norton Creek Sanctuary near Gatlinburg, TN. With exclusive access to the property and a firefly expert on site, you will be able to learn the answers to your questions while enjoying the amazing display firsthand.
National Trails Day at our National Parks in the Chesapeake
June 1, 2013
Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD
Join NPCA on Saturday, June 1 in celebrating National Trails Day at our National Parks in the Chesapeake! Join us in either Washington, DC or Baltimore, Maryland--or find a National Trails Day event in your community.
National Trails Day at Valley Forge National Historical Park
June 1, 2013
Valley Forge National Historical Park
It's that time of year again to dig out your work gloves, hike up your pants, and roll up your sleeves for one of Pennsylvania’s finest national treasures. Please join the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) for a trail cleanup at Valley Forge National Historical Park.
National Trails Day
June 1, 2013
North Cascades National Park
Join NPCA on June 1, 2013 as we celebrate National Trails Day 2013. We will work to enhance the beautiful Diablo Lake Trail using shovels and pu-laskis to improve trail quality and drainage by moving dirt and rocks as well as some lighter duty work such as trail brushing.
“Clean Water Works!” 4th Annual Choose Clean Water Coalition Conference
June 4, 2013 to June 5, 2013
Join local watershed organizations, clean water advocates, and government officials from across the Chesapeake Region’s six states and District of Columbia for panel discussions, workshops, and networking opportunities to learn about the latest clean water solutions at the local, state and federal levels.
The King’s English Bookshop book reading and signing with Robert B. Keiter of his new book, To Conserve Unimpaired: The Evolution of the National Park Idea.
June 6, 2013
Salt Lake City, UT
Please join us for a special evening featuring Robert B. Keiter, a law professor and founding director of the Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources and the Environment at the University of Utah. He will discuss his new book, To Conserve Unimpaired: The Evolution of the National Park Idea, which argues the goal of the National Park System “to conserve unimpaired” is not as straightforward as it seems.
New River Festival
June 7, 2013 to June 9, 2013
Fayetteville, West Virginia
Sponsored by NPCA and several partners. Celebrating the beauty and history of the lower New River through music, art, and food.
Isle Royale Wolf Management Forum
June 20, 2013
The Disappearance of Isle Royale’s Wolves: How Should We Respond? NPCA and Northland/SOEI are organizing a public forum on this issue in order to discuss the causes behind why the population is dwindling, including climate change and disease, and what the potential responses are, including intervention and non-intervention.