Frank Lee Ruggles 1966-2021
Let’s all make a pledge to be better stewards of our parks in honor of Frank’s life and work.Remembering Our Friend and Colleague
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We are determined to build a new generation of young, diverse park stewards that represent every community.Buddy Bison Story Stroll Opening in Sussex County, DE Join our #MyParkMyWhy campaign and share your park story
Updates from the Park Trust
In Memoriam: Frank Lee Ruggles 1966-2021
We are deeply saddened by the unexpected and sudden loss of our beloved friend and colleague, Frank Lee Ruggles.
Buddy Bison Story Stroll Opening in Sussex County, Delaware
Kids and families encouraged to read and explore the outdoors this summer.
National Park Trust Honored Senator Patty Murray With 21st Bruce F. Vento Public Service Award
Senator Patty Murray of Washington State received the 21st Bruce F. Vento Public Service Award on June 24.
I appreciate the National Park Trust's flexibility and willingness to take on any project to help the National Park Service.
- Former Chief, NPS Intermountain Region Land Resources Program CenterRead More About Our Work At Valles Caldera National Preserve
Every time I go to a national park I feel a different sensation. I am thankful that I can experience parks and all they have to offer.
- Sofía Dussán, Buddy Bison AmbassadorRead Ambassador Sofía's Ode to National Parks
Schools currently participating in the Buddy Bison Creative Learning programRead more about this robust distance-learning initiative
Value of lands protected/donated to the National Park Service since 2016Discover how the Park Trust is preserving the natural landscape of Fort Washington Park View land projects by state
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