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  • Showing Age and Neglect

    Showing Age and Neglect

    Tom Kiernan, President of National Parks Conservation Association, discusses how funding shortfalls have impacted our national parks.

    • 1 minute
    • 108 views
  • The reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone National Park

    The reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone National Park

    The reintroduction of wolves in Yellowstone National Park has balanced the ecosystem.

    • 55 seconds
    • 108 views
  • We are at a crossroads

    We are at a crossroads

    The people that are going to determine what road we go down are Americans.

    • 38 seconds
    • 77 views
  • National Parks are an American Tradition

    National Parks are an American Tradition

    The parks are family traditions.

    • 52 seconds
    • 37 views
  • National Parks

    National Parks

    Thomas Kiernan discussed funding and dangers to national parks. He focused on the funding difficulties faced by the parks, and what the national parks' funds go toward.

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    • 5 minutes
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  • Creating a National Park Centennial Agenda

    Creating a National Park Centennial Agenda

    As we approach the 100th anniversary of our National Park System we need Congress and the President to layout an agenda to protect and enhance our national parks.

    • 1 minute
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  • National Park funding crunch in other countries

    National Park funding crunch in other countries?

    We have an opportunity to avoid a situation like Canada is experiencing right now. What we need right now is an initiative to engage more Americans.

    • 1 minute
    • 2 views
  • What is National Parks Conservation Association

    What is National Parks Conservation Association?

    NPCA is an independent advocacy organization. 750,000 members and supporters that we engage to protect and enhance our beloved national parks.

    • 51 seconds
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  • Rangers doing the job they want to do

    Rangers doing the job they want to do.

    Park staff are often not given the funding and tools to do the job they so desperately want to do.

    • 21 seconds
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  • Its up to you

    It's up to you!

    Speak up! Let your Congressional Representatives know that you want these places protected. Protect our national parks!

    • 26 seconds
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  • The American Story

    The American Story

    Our national parks not only protect our natural landscapes but they tell the American Story.

    • 2 minutes
    • 2 views
  • funding problems

    funding problems

    c span project

    • 26 seconds
    • 1 view
  • National Park Facilities

    National Park Facilities

    The National Park System construction budget has dropped $400 million over the last 10 years. Now is the time to invest in our national parks.

    • 43 seconds
    • 1 view
  • National Park Funding Shortfall

    National Park Funding Shortfall

    Tom Kiernan, President of National Parks Conservation Association, discusses how funding shortfalls have impacted our national parks.

    • 33 seconds
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  • Privatize National Parks

    Privatize National Parks?

    We do need a federal agency and that is the National Park Service to manage these places for the benefit of Americans, for the benefit of our children and grandchildren. We need long term…

    • 1 minute
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  • You cannot just protect the parks just inside their boundaries

    You cannot just protect the parks just inside their boundaries.

    Tom Kiernan talks about how our national parks need to be thought of as living, breathing landscapes that cannot just be protected inside their boundaries.

    • 56 seconds
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  • Keeping Our Parks Open

    Keeping Our Parks Open!

    Our National Park System's budget is 1/14th of 1% of the federal budget. Our national parks are economic engines and support over 250,000 jobs leading to $30 billion dollars of economic…

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