Today is the 100th anniversary of the US National Park Service
Parks that charge entrance fees are free from today through Sunday, August 28th.
-- "The history of America's national parks," Boston Globe discusses seven books on various aspects of the history of US national parks. A good reading list.
-- "Park Service celebrates 100 years, seeks minorities' support," Associated Press
-- "Are we loving our National Parks to death?," New York Times
-- "Utah Spending Million Promoting Mighty 5 National Parks," press release, 2014 and "The mighty wait at The Mighty Five (Utah's national parks)," Salt Lake Deseret News, 2016
-- "The history of the National Mall, from the White House to the National Museum of African American History and Culture," Washington Post
-- Urban Agenda report, National Park Service
-- Dog Management Planning, Golden Gate National Recreation Area
-- "At 100, National Park Service seeks younger, more diverse crowd," Minneapolis Sta-Tribune
-- "National Park Service turns 100, but facilities not being kept up," Columbus Dispatch
-- "D.C. Is Full Of Tiny, Obscure Parks. Can The NPS Keep Up With Them?," WAMU/NPR
Labels: parks planning