National Parks Conservation Association

Rating: 4.79 stars   75 reviews

Issues: Animals, Environment

Location: 777 6th Street Ste 700 Washington DC 20001 USA

Mission: To protect and enhance America's National Park System for current and future generations.
Results: The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) works on the ground, in and around our national parks, conducting research, and working hand-in-hand with park staff, community leaders, park advocates, and state and federal legislators to ensure that our national parks and monuments are welcoming and well funded, well managed and well protected for generations today and tomorrow. NPCA can be found mobilizing citizens and joining with communities, businesses, landowners, and activists; promoting legislation that strengthens protections for the national parks, advocating for the funding our national parks and monuments need, establishing or enforcing legal safeguards through the courts; and doing everything we can to protect our national parks for years to come. NPCA was established in 1919 to be an independent voice for our National Park System. One of our founders, Stephen Mather, was also the first director of the National Park Service, which was established in 1916. Mather and others saw a clear need for an independent voice outside of the federal government to protect the nation’s parklands. For more than 90 years, the nonpartisan, independent, membership organization has been the leading voice of the American people in protecting and enhancing the park system’s superlative examples of America’s natural, cultural, and historic heritage. NPCA and its more than a million members and supporters are committed to preserving the most diverse park system in the world for us now and for those who will come after.
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EIN 53-0225165
800-628-7275
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Rating: 5 stars  

NPCA is out to make a difference--to advance the cause of our national parks. It engages in a breathtaking array of advocacy efforts, from lobbying members of Congress to joining lawsuits to block activities that would harm our national treasures. And its magazine, "National Parks," is the best nonprofit one that I receive.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Make it more fully involve itself with matters at the historical parks, and not just the scenic ones.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of advisors?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 3 stars  

I would definitely want to be a part of this National Parks Conservation Association. I truly believed that we must do something in order to save our national parks .

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Some

Will you tell others about this organization?

Unsure

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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