NPCA Fact Sheets on National Park Issues

Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act
A brief history of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act.

Coral Reef Protection in Biscayne National Park
A Marine Reserve is an effective management tool that helps to restore and sustain the health, productivity and biological diversity of coral reefs by limiting fishing and other types of resource harvesting from designated areas. Marine Reserves also provide scientists the unique opportunity to assess the impact of human activity on the marine ecosystem while providing wildlife a respite from extractive pressures.

Energy Corridors, Power Lines Threaten National Parkland
New energy corridors, included in the Energy Policy Act of 2005, could threaten the scenic views in parks.

Everglades National Park
Protection Through Restoration of the Everglades Ecosystem

Everglades National Park Threatened by Power Lines
The National Park Service risks setting a dangerous precedent that America’s national parks are “open for business” to private utilities if it gives in to Florida Power and Light's demand for land exchange and power line construction. These unique and valuable places deserve to be protected – not offered up for development.

National Park System Funding
We continue to urge Congress not to cut funding for America’s National Parks. Specifically, we are concerned about cutting operations which means cutting the rangers, interpreters, scientists and other important employees who keep our natural areas, wildlife habitat, museum collections, historic buildings and monuments protected and maintained for visitors to enjoy.

National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000 at Crossroads
Despite the passage of legislation to protect natural sound in the parks, inappropriate overflights threaten park experience.

Perilous Parkland: Homeland Security and the National Parks
Homeland Security and the National Parks | A Fact Sheet by the National Parks Conservation Association

The Public Lands Service Corps Act
National Parks Conservation Association advocates for enhanced service opportunities to help restore America's national treasures

THE ANTIQUITIES ACT: Protecting America’s National Heritage

National Park System Funding (PDF)

Funding for National Parks Damaged by Hurricane Sandy (PDF)

Pollution and the National Parks

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