National Parks Conservation Association


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National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA)

Address:1300 19th St NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036

Phone:202-223-6722
Fax:202-659-0650
Phone:800-628-7275
Web: www.npca.org
Established: 1919. Description:Membership organization dedicated to preserving and protecting the national parks while instilling an appreciation and understanding of all parklands. Major programs areas include park resource protection, visitor experience, park funding and management, and public advocacy. Maintains eight regional offices across the country. Members: 300,000. Dues: $15/year.
Publications: National Parks (quarterly); free to members.

See other parks in District of Columbia.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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* National Parks Conservation Association, www.npca.org A site dedicated to protecting national parks, with chat rooms, action alerts and features on topics such as cultural diversity and endangered species.
Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., was presented with the Friend of the National Parks award from the National Parks Conservation Association.
The National Parks Conservation Association, a watchdog organization, has found that visibility in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has been reduced from its historic 93 miles to as low as 15 miles during recent summers.
All 379 National Park Service entities are in need of some form of repair or face some kind of threat, according to Thomas Kiernan, president of the National Parks Conservation Association. Ten of the most popular National Parks are endangered due to high visitation rates, lead mines, resort development, snowmobiling, and pollution.
Daphne Miller, a physician and associate clinical professor at the University of California, San Francisco, posted an article for the National Parks Conservation Association describing why she writes nature prescriptions such as "45 minutes of exercise in a park" for her patients, either to maintain or recover their health.
Numerous other threats remain to the Grand Canyon, which the National Parks Conservation Association lists among the nine most at-risk parks.
She has climbed Mount Rainier a number of times and has served on the boards of several environmental organizations, including the National Parks Conservation Association.
CONTACTS: EPA, www.epa.gov/region1/topics/pollutants/haze.html; MANE-VU, www.otcair.org/manevu; National Parks Conservation Association, www.npca.org.
That's why it is imperative for groups such as the National Parks Conservation Association and the Sierra Club to sit down with hunters and hash out a fair compromise, if this plan is truly insensitive to wetlands or other recreationists.
The nonprofit National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) reported last week that 1.8 million acres of private land within 55 existing U.S.

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