FIND YOUR PARK … and Your Favorite Endangered Species!

May 15 is Endangered Species Day. While a single day is fine excuse for highlighting the need to protect – and sometimes help bring back – the species that share our planet, it’s important to remember that successful protection – and recovery – is the result of painstaking effort undertaken 365 days a year. And there’s no finer example of …

FIND YOUR PARK … the First T of Philantrophy

When we think of philanthropy, we imagine deep pockets, successful dotcom executives and long term endowments.  But there is more to giving than wealth.  Think… time!  That’s right, the first T of philanthropy is the gift of time.  Just ask these young people!    On April 21st the Buena High School Environmental Club was awarded the National Park Service’s prestigious …

Perks of a Park! CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK, that is!

Some parks are large and some are small.  Some are steeping in military tradition and some are lessons in patent law… who knew?  But no matter their size or influence, our parks serve us in ways you might never have imagined.  Sure, you can travel to the bottom of a canyon carved over millions of years by the mighty Colorado.  …

INSTATWEET… INSTRAGREET…INSTAMEET…We can’t keep up!

Photo credit: Tim Hauf, timhaufphotography.com What an amazing time to be alive and engaged with the world around you!  There are no shortages of options to share your passion with like minded people across the globe… Updates on Facebook? Of course!  Pin your favorite idea for a DIY project on Pinterest?  You bet!  That stellar image of Inspiration Point on …

Have You Found YOUR Park Yet?

2016 marks the Centennial Celebration of the National Park Service.  100 years of exploration; 100 years of adventure; 100 years of service to the people of this great country and visitors from around the world! So we ask you:  Have you found YOUR park?  We have and we know there is a park for everyone!  From Dinosaur National Monument with …

Happy Birthday Channel Islands National Park!

Tomorrow, March 5th marks the 35th anniversary of Channel Islands National Park!  Help us celebrate these five remarkable islands and surrounding waters that comprise the park with a deep dive UP the lookout tower at the Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitor Center in Ventura Harbor. In conjunction with the park anniversary the newly completed ocean exhibit will be officially opened to …