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NPS announces $12.6 million in grants

(March 13, 2018) -- The U.S. Department of the Interior and the National Park Service today announced $12.6 million in grants for 51 projects in 24 states that preserve sites and highlight stories related to the African American struggle for equality in the 20th century. Read More »

Legislation to address $11.6 billion in deferred maintenance

(Feb. 14, 2018) -- President Donald J. Trump has proposed a $2.7 billion budget for the National Park Service (NPS) in Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, which includes legislation to establish a Public Lands Infrastructure Fund that would help address the $11.6 billion maintenance backlog in the National Park System. Read More »

Stanley Austin named director of NPS’s Pacific West Region

(Jan. 26, 2018) -- Today, acting National Park Service (NPS) Director P. Daniel Smith announced the selection of Stanley J. Austin to be the regional director of the National Park Service’s Pacific West Region. He currently serves as the regional director of the National Park Service’s Southeast Region. Read More »

Changes in National Park Service leadership

(Jan. 24, 2018) -- Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced that he has selected Michael T. (Mike) Reynolds to be the superintendent of Yosemite National Park in California. He also named Paul Daniel (Dan) Smith the National Park Service’s acting director, replacing Reynolds, who has exercised the authority of NPS director since January 3, 2017. Read More »

NPS seeks new members for advisory board

(Nov. 20, 2017) -- The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking nominations for three members of its 12-member National Park System Advisory Board. The board advises the director of NPS and the Secretary of the Interior on matters relating to NPS, the National Park System and programs administered by NPS. Read More »