The National Park Trust (NPT) is a trusted partner in identifying and undertaking conservation and environmental restoration projects on national park and other public lands that mitigate harm caused by violation of environmental laws such as the Clean Water Act or the Clean Air Act or the impacts of other permitted activities.
Recent examples of projects that NPT has undertaken include the acquisition and donation to the National Park Service (NPS) of 35 acres of critical land contiguous to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in partnership with the Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) as part of a consent decree settling Clean Air Act violations. Read More
NPT has also recently partnered with the Chevron Corporation in assuming management of a seven acre Desert Tortoise Research Facility that was acquired and built at Mojave National Preserve in mitigation of the impacts of permitted activity on public lands in the California desert. NPT managed the facility until it could be transferred to the NPS, and is providing funds for the research operations at the facility for first 5 years. Read More
NPT welcomes opportunities to work with corporate and public agency partners to identify and accomplish similar projects that help to protect parks and other public conservation lands.
For more information, contact NPT Park Projects Director, Dick Ring at Dick@parktrust.org or at 240-476-0640.