Restore America's Parks

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  • Program Helps Keep Memorials Standing Where American Soldiers Fell

    The World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument in Honolulu gives people from around the world a chance to revisit a day that changed America forever. In 2017 alone, the National Park Service (NPS) site drew more than 1.9 million visitors, many of whom came to honor the U.S. military veterans who died in the Dec. 7, 1941, surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, which pulled the U.S. into World... Read More

  • Calls Mount for Congress to Fix Our Parks

    The National Park Service serves a critical role as caretaker to an array of park sites that document our nation’s history and heritage and showcase America’s natural splendor. But many of these places are crumbling, eroding, and outdated, affecting visitors’ access and safety. The NPS’ nationwide backlog of repairs was estimated at $11.6 billion as of fiscal year... Read More

  • Pew Testifies Before Congress on Bills to Fund National Park Deferred Maintenance

    Marcia Argust, director of The Pew Charitable Trusts’ campaign to restore America’s national parks, testified before the House Natural Resources Committee on March 20. She asked lawmakers to consider various pieces of legislation to help address the $11.6 billion deferred maintenance backlog in the National Park System. Read her written testimony below. Read More

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