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AFRN Seeks Holiday Stories

AFRN Seeks Holiday Stories

NationalParks November 12, 2013 Comments Off

Twice monthly, the American Forces Radio Network broadcasts a program on the national parks to 2.5 million listeners, worldwide. AFRN correspondent (and former NPPC CEO) John Poimiroo, along with AFRN hosts Elizabeth Harryman and

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NPS and NPPC Sign MOU

NPS and NPPC Sign MOU

NationalParks October 30, 2013 Comments Off

It’s a lot of acronyms, but the National Park Service (NPS) and National Parks Promotion Council (NPPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Tuesday, Oct. 29 in Washington, DC.  The MOU establishes lines

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IPW 2014 Chicago

IPW 2014 Chicago

NationalParks October 15, 2013 Comments Off

The NPPC high visibility sponsorship program and Federal Row production are now closed. Thank you to all of our partners and sponsors for making this our most successful IPW to date. Please note that

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Great Outdoors Month Begins With Presidential Proclamation

Great Outdoors Month Begins With Presidential Proclamation

NationalParks June 3, 2013 Comments Off

President Barack Obama declared June Great Outdoors month, while reminding Americans, stating the “wealth of natural diversity that remains at the heart of who we are as a people.” Great Outdoors Month provides a

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USA Today Provides 10 New Reasons to Visit National Parks

USA Today Provides 10 New Reasons to Visit National Parks

NationalParks May 20, 2013 Comments Off

CLICK HERE to read Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns’ list of ten new jewels on their must-see list of national parks, and their perspectives on sustaining the accomplishments of the Antiquities Act.  The list

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“Even Dreams Have A Shelf Life”

“Even Dreams Have A Shelf Life”

NationalParks May 9, 2013 Comments Off

Join Shelton Johnson and others who hope to inspire urban youth to have an interest in the national parks and experiencing the outdoors, by contributing to the production of a feature-length documentary about the

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Here’s One “Baaad” Video

Here’s One “Baaad” Video

NationalParks February 27, 2013 Comments Off

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Black Hiker

NationalParks January 16, 2013 Comments Off

Click the following link to see Blair Underwood’s uproarious take on the plight of the black hiker in the outdoors. Black Hiker

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Ten Years Hence – A Vision of the National Parks

NationalParks November 27, 2012 Comments Off

The above discussion occurred at Grand Thoughts at the Grand Canyon, a national conference held in October, 2012. Participating were John Poimiroo, CEO of the National Parks Promotion Council; Gail Adams, Assistant Secretary of

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American Dreams

NationalParks November 7, 2012 Comments Off

A creative videographer gets to the heart of the relevance of national parks to American youth in this video

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