37th Annual Salute to the Parks

National Parks Conservation Association's 37th Annual Salute to the Parks offers one of the largest and most influential gatherings of the conservation and historic preservation communities. This annual event celebrates our national parks and the people around the country who speak up on their behalf. This annual celebration commemorates the preservation and protection of America’s natural, historical and cultural heritage at our national parks.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
6:00PM Reception | 7:00PM Dinner and Program
National Museum of Women in the Arts


The Honorable Sally Jewell | Former Secretary of the Interior
William Penn Mott Jr. Park Leadership Award for demonstrating an outstanding commitment to the protection of America’s natural and cultural heritage

Betty Reid Soskin | Ranger, Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park
Robin W. Winks Award for enhancing public understanding of the National Park System

For more information please contact: Rachel Mentzer | Associate Director of Special Events rmentzer@npca.org | 202.454.3388

Over the years, NPCA’s Salute to the Parks has become the go-to conservation event of the year. It attracts dignitaries, members of Congress, National Park Service staff and national park supporters as well as representatives from the broader conservation community.

calendary icon Date April 11, 2018
  • Time:
    6:00 PM (EDT)
  • Location:
    National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005