Cane River Creole National Historical Park

Bring On Spring

Are you ready to stop hiding under covers, puffy jackets, and warm hats? Are you counting down the days until you can get outside and enjoy the sights and sounds of spring? We are too.

We’ve had our fill of enjoying the most wonderful time of year, and we’re ready to see the national parks burst back to life with the sights and sounds of the new season. In short: we’re excited for Mother Nature to bring on spring!

Q & A With Former National Park Service Director Robert G. Stanton

From 1997 to 2001, the National Park Service was led by its 15th Director – a leader who was unanimously confirmed and proudly served as the first African American Director of the NPS. As part of our continuing celebration of National African American History Month, we spoke with Director Robert G. Stanton and asked him to reminisce about his inspiring career.