19 May '11, 7pm

Free admission to national parks tomorrow! Add a park to your #VacationWishList & be sure to share your stories: #nppp

What is the National Parks Protection Project Right now Congress is making critical decisions about next year’s budget and our national parks are at risk for additional budget cuts. The National Parks Protection Project is our effort to show both Congress and the American people why it is important to adequately fund the national parks for our children and grandchildren. The National Parks Protection Project combines profiles of national parks, video, individual stories and an action center so parks supporters can reach out to Congress for support. We agree we must find creative ways to reduce our national debt, but cutting funding for national parks — which occupies 1/13 of one percent of the federal budget — is not the way to do it. Our national parks not only protect America’s heritage, they are important to local economies nationwide. Research shows that every federal ...

Full article: http://www.npca.org/protecttheparks/

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