Win a Free Class Trip to a Park
It’s almost that time of year, our Kids to Parks Day National School Contest is around the corner! The contest will open in January to all schools across the country grades pre-K - 12 and is a great way to win a scholarship up to $1000 for a park trip designed by students. Details will be posted on parktrust.org after the winter break.
Thirty Years of Accomplishment: A Project from the Past – Virgin Islands National Park
It’s not every morning that the team at NPT wakes up to see the results of its land preservation efforts featured on the national news. That’s exactly what happened in September of 2012 when Good Morning America picked up a YouTube video... (Read More)
My Southern Exposure
Buddy Bison students explored parks in Mississippi and Georgia and also learning about park stewardship and conservation. I had fun working with four elementary schools and sampling some "goooood" Southern cooking too. Three of them are brand new Buddy Bison schools! Click here to read a quick summary of our activities.
Buddy Bison Students Paddle, Paddle, Paddle
Even though the federal government was shutdown, that did not stop more than 500 Buddy Bison students representing 10 schools from exploring their local watersheds in the Washington, D.C. area and in Chester, PA thanks to our wonderful partner, Wilderness Inquiry (WI).... (Read More)
42 Acres Conveyed to National Park Service
A significant site in the Battle for Atlanta has been added to the nation’s most visited Civil War battlefield site. The site includes Nodine’s Hill and it is now part of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in metropolitan Atlanta. The 42-acre property saw fighting, particularly centered on Nodine’s Hill, in the June 1864 Kennesaw Mountain battle. Click here to read more.