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Should the National Park Service Be Privatized?

Prescott Valley, AZ Correspondent-Privatization of the National Parks Service would be considered a break from tradition, though a number of national parks have already incorporated private operations within the parks themselves without detriment to the traditional sense of the government’s management and protection of the parks. 1,108 more words

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UPDATE: On the new proposed Lewiston, Maine Elementary School.

Lewiston Maine Superintendent withholding; contact point person at National Park Service from me.

I am very please to announce that the City of Lewiston, Maine has received; “APPROVAL” , from the National Park Service (NPS) to use an expedited process which could allow Lewiston, Maine to proceed (Subject to the approval process of the National Parks Service and the Maine State Department of Education for the construction of the New Elementary School on the ROUX Football Field once the field is relocated to the rear of the Lewiston High School. 81 more words

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace will reopen in October

By Sabina Mollot

The Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace on East 20th Street, which has been closed for renovations for 16 months, will soon be reopening.

An official for the site, which is overseen by the National Parks Service, said there will be a soft opening on Tuesday, October 11. 141 more words


National Parks Week Ad with Sponsors Explanation

Sponsorships and partnerships are important for any company to grow and maintain positive relationships.  There are huge opportunities for the National Park Service to build some relationships with some major corporations and generate funds to maintain and grow the Parks Department.   517 more words


Adventure Log: Joshua Tree National Park

    Who knew you could drive to Mars?  In Southern California’s backyard lies a desert that looks like an extraterrestrial planet, resembling the Red Planet.  We weren’t really on Mars but that didn’t stop us from exploring like astronauts.  852 more words


This Land Is Your Land… (Finding Photographs on the Run) Part 2 of 2

Editor’s note: Akron Art Museum board member Sue Klein has visited—and photographed—every single one of the national parks. She wrote the following account of her journeys for the… 1,150 more words

Sexual Harassment Among Employees Common At National Parks, Panel Told

WASHINGTON (AP) – Sexual harassment, bullying and other misconduct are rampant among employees at national parks across the country, including at iconic sites such as Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon, a congressional committee was told Thursday. 601 more words