Thursday, August 9, 2007

Going Above and Beyond: Stewardship in the National Parks National Parks

A recent commenter made sure to point out the distinction between the national park system and the National Park Service.... The management role the National Park Service plays in our parks cannot be understated, but the responsibility of protecting the parks does not lie with them alone. You and I have the same responsibility to pass the resources of our park system to future generations, just as it was passed to us by preceding generations. For those wishing to get involved, volunteering is one way to preserve the gift of the parks.

Read the entire, thoughtful article on the National Parks Conservation Association's blog, "National Parks Traveler."

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