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The National Park Service (NPS) is looking for a few good kids.
Actually, when push comes to shove, they’re looking for a lot of them. With the 100th anniversary of the NPS approaching in 2016, there’s a growing realization that if America’s national parks are going to remain viable, they need to remain relevant to young people, urban residents and other “under-engaged” populations.
In an effort to reverse the trend, NPF recently announced $465,000 in grants designed to “connect diverse, underserved and under-engaged populations with America’s national parks.”