From a memory to a movement

The national parks represent the best of America — our rich natural, historical and cultural heritage. But without proper funding, our parks are in peril.

What’s at stake? Priceless memories — and the memories we haven’t yet made.

Let’s remind our leaders why parks matter. Share your park story now or remind yourself to share it later.

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One of my most memorable experiences visiting Crater Lake was being there at night, and just looking up at the night sky filled with more stars than I had ever seen. Every year I grow more concerned with the numerous threats Crater Lake is facing, fro…

In the past few years I have seen changes in visibility of the sky-scape at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, because of the large amounts of particulate matter and other airborne toxins from the Central Valley. On a poor air quality day, you can o…

The views are a key feature of Joshua Tree National Park. From Keys View, you can see the Mexican border a hundred miles away on a clear day. But on days when air pollution blows in from the Port of Los Angeles, the inland empire and car-centric suburbs,…

I’ve been going to Shenandoah National Park for almost 30 years. As a nature and wildlife photographer, I’m extremely concerned about environmental quality in general and air quality in particular. Air quality isn’t a stand-alone issue. It also affects w…

As housing and development and energy exploration continues to grow in the United States, the importance of preserving untouched spaces has become of paramount importance. And because the views and clear skies are important to the national park experienc…

In West Texas, power plants in the U.S. and Mexico add to other man-made pollutants to foul the air of Big Bend National Park. This is not just a problem with vision, but human, plant and animal health as well. There is some indication that many of our c…

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