National Park Trust Honors Senator Richard Burr (NC)
with 2019 Bruce F. Vento Public Service Award

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What we do

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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Have an eco-friendly Independence Day

Have an eco-friendly Independence Day

The Fourth marks the perfect time for barbecues, outdoor fun, and fireworks. Unfortunately, Independence Day traditions can also be destructive to our environment. But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy all that summer’s biggest celebration has to offer. With a few changes, your July 4th can be festive and eco-friendly. Check-out our guide to greening your July Fourth festivities!

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NATIONAL PARK TRUST HONORS SENATOR RICHARD BURR (NC) WITH 2019 BRUCE F. VENTO PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD

NATIONAL PARK TRUST HONORS SENATOR RICHARD BURR (NC) WITH 2019 BRUCE F. VENTO PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD

At an evening reception at the Newseum, the National Park Trust awarded Sen. Richard Burr (NC) with the 19th Bruce F. Vento Public Service Award. The award was presented by Sue Vento and NPT Board Chair Bill Brownell (top left) along with students Audrey Elliott, Morgan Marsh and Amari Sowah (left to right).

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Atlantic City School Teacher Receives National Award for Her Environmental Leadership

Atlantic City School Teacher Receives National Award for Her Environmental Leadership

Yolanda Smith, a 5th grade teacher from Richmond Avenue School in Atlantic City, NJ, received National Park Trust’s 2019 National Educator Award for Outstanding Environmental Stewardship. Thanks to support from the Caesars Foundation for her school’s participation in the Buddy Bison Program.

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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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