National Parks Deteriorating—It's Time to Show Some Love

National Parks Deteriorating—It's Time to Show Some Love

For hundreds of years, Valentine’s Day has been a time to show people you care about how much you love them. This year, let’s extend that same sentiment to our national parks by encouraging Congress to provide funding to restore those treasured natural, cultural, and historic sites and address their overdue repairs.  

For more information on the almost $12 billion deferred maintenance issues facing our national parks, visit www.pewtrusts.org/restore-americas-parks

The front facade of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, DC.
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