The National Parks Conservation Association has convened a National Parks Second Century Commission to examine the role of the national parks today and articulate a bold vision of a future where national parks continue to enrich and ennoble this nation and its citizens.
I urge you to visit the Commission’s website, www.visionfortheparks.org where you will find more information. If you have concerns about the National Park Service’s role in education, science, cultural resource management and historic preservation and would like to contribute to the process of shaping the future of America’s National Parks, then send your comments to the Commission. You might even think about attending one of the public meetings. Also, be sure to pass the word along to friends that might be interested in contributing their ideas.