National Park Foundation


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National Park Foundation (NPF)

Address:11 Dupont Cir NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036

Phone:202-238-4200
Fax:202-234-3103
Web: www.nationalparks.org
Established: 1967. Description:The official, private foundation of the National Park Service. Donations of money, land, buildings, and artifacts are channeled by the foundation into national parks to support education and preservation programs.
Publications: Newsletter (3x/year); free.

See other parks in District of Columbia.
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Nau III, chairman emeritus of the Civil War Trust and a director of the National Park Foundation, noted the benefits of battlefield preservation: We have in Secretary Zinke a leader who gets it.
It seems only natural that we do our part to give back to organizations, like the National Park Foundation, that are as equally committed to preserving and nurturing our planet for generations to come.
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We are thrilled to be partnering with the National Park Foundation to help our customers bring the outdoors in, while giving back to America's national parks.
Visitors and local communities come to know about the park and conservation efforts through these communicative activities, such as the information center and the brochures produced by Friends of the National Park Foundation.
The university and its partners, the National Park Foundation and the National Park Service, helped educators prepare for and extend the virtual trip with online, multidisciplinary, standards-based lessons and activities.
The National Park Foundation (NPF) recently announced that Ford Motor Company donated two Ford Escape Hybrid SUVs to the 26,000-acre Gateway National Recreation Area located in New York and New Jersey to help reduce the impact of park vehicles on the environment and the "visitor experience" while meeting the vehicle needs of rangers and officials.
The National Park Foundation (NPF) recently announced that Ford Motor Company donated two Ford Escape Hybrid SUVs to the 26,000-acre Gateway National Recreation Area located in New York and New Jersey to help meet the vehicle needs of rangers and officials while reducing the impact of park vehicles on the environment and the "visitor experience.
In 1967, the Congress created the National Park Foundation (Foundation)--a nonprofit organization with the sole purpose of providing private support to the National Park Service (Park Service).
Most recently she was the founding executive director of the Greater Washington National Parks Fund, a National Park Foundation program aimed at building private support for the National Capital region's national parklands.
There is no more representative symbol of Glacier National Park than these classic Red Buses," said Jim Maddy, president of the National Park Foundation as he witnessed the first of the fleet of 33 striking red tour buses returning to Glacier National Park in Montana in June.
Miow Yen spent her time in the Central Kalimantan park planting trees, and working with rangers funded by local NGO the Friends of the National Park Foundation (FNPF) to build an enclosure for orang-outangs orphaned by illegal logging and the illicit capture of wildlife.

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