Travel to a Prehistoric Paradise

Over the next year, leading up to the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary , our virtual intern, Ryan Valencia , will be publishing blog posts on various U.S. National Parks. This time, Ryan takes us to the  Hawaii Volcanoes National Park . * * * Travel to a Prehistoric Paradise, by Ryan Valencia. Imagine a dense fog-filled jungle, full of exotic birds of every color singing from the ...
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Celebrating 100 Years of the U.S. National Parks Service with New Zealand Friends at Tongariro

Office of Public Affairs U.S. Embassy, Wellington Tongariro, New Zealand’s oldest National Park, has been chosen as the site for a celebration to mark a century of U.S. National Parks. “National Parks engage communities through recreation, conservation, historic and cultural preservation. They highlight values we share with the people of New Zealand,” says U.S. Ambassador ...
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The Next Century of Stewardship

National Parks Service Centennial In the fast paced world we live it is exceedingly important to remember and preserve the past that has shaped us. An area where kiwis can readily relate is the shared passion for the outdoors and the incredible natural beauty that can be found throughout both countries. 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service (NPS), ...
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