National Parks Supporters Seek Obama's Help

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June 12, 2013 by   - () Leave a Comment

With three years to go until the National Park Service celebrates its centennial, a bipartisan coalition of U.S senators and representatives is asking President Obama to work with them on developing and executing a “bipartisan, dynamic, and effective initiative to commemorate the national park centennial and prepare our national parks for their second century of service to the American people.”

The letter, signed by more than 200 members of Congress, is just the latest attempt to get the Congress and the White House united in an effort to burnish the National Park Service in advance of the centennial celebration that arrives in August 2016, National Parks Traveler reported.

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