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    Preserving Parks Today;
    Creating Park Stewards for Tomorrow

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Park Preservation

Park Preservation

COMPLETING AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS

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Buddy Bison Programs

Buddy Bison Programs

ALL KIDS DESERVE TO BE ABLE TO CONNECT WITH THE GREAT OUTDOORS

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Kids to Parks Day

Kids to Parks Day

KIDS NEED PARKS AND PARKS NEED KIDS

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Our Mission:

Preserving Parks Today; Creating Park Stewards for Tomorrow

Our Vision:

Everyone Will Have an American Park Experience

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News

Discover America’s Lakes and Seashores with Buddy Bison!

Discover America’s Lakes and Seashores with Buddy Bison!

Did you know that some of the country's most beautiful lakes and seashores are protected as national parks? This week with our mascot Buddy Bison, learn about the difference between freshwater and saltwater parks and discover an endangered sea turtle that calls Padre Island National Seashore (TX) home.

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Thank You For Making Parks To Kids Day A Wonderful Success!

Thank You For Making Parks To Kids Day A Wonderful Success!

THANK YOU to all of the kids, families, and partners who celebrated Parks to Kids Day this past weekend! The 10th anniversary of Kids to Parks Day might not have been what we originally imagined, but because of YOU, the day was a huge success!

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National Park Trust Assists National Park Service in Securing Properties for St. Croix National Scenic Riverway

National Park Trust Assists National Park Service in Securing Properties for St. Croix National Scenic Riverway

National Park Trust today announced the addition of 145 acres to the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway. The Park Trust received the three parcels of land from the State of Wisconsin, the original owners of the property. The complex project involved a land exchange in which the Park Trust worked with the Wisconsin Board of Commissioners of Public Lands to identify and then purchase valuable timberland; then that land was traded for the state parcels in the north-central part of Wisconsin.

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NATIONAL PARK TRUST TO HONOR SENATOR MAZIE HIRONO (HI) WITH 20th BRUCE F. VENTO PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD

NATIONAL PARK TRUST TO HONOR SENATOR MAZIE HIRONO (HI) WITH 20th BRUCE F. VENTO PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD

National Park Trust is pleased to announce that Senator Mazie K. Hirono (HI) will receive the 20th Bruce F. Vento Public Service Award. She will be recognized for her exceptional work to protect our parks, public lands and natural resources. The senator will be honored on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at a virtual event.

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Buddy Bison

Buddy Bison

Make Buddy Bison your new traveling companion as you visit, explore and protect our natural resources and parks. Become part of this national movement and get your own pint-sized, lovable, woolly Buddy Bison today!

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Buddy Bison T-Shirt

Buddy Bison T-Shirt

Show your Buddy Bison pride with this cotton* T-shirt! Then let us know where you and Buddy Bison have been.

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Buddy Bison's Yellowstone Adventure

Buddy Bison's Yellowstone Adventure

Buddy Bison’s Yellowstone Adventure, written by Ilona E. Holland, offers breathtaking photographs and a charming story as well as an afterward with a short history of the park, a detailed map, and fun facts about wildlife, conservation, and more.

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