NPF in the News

Split image: left shows a person looking out of a car at a buffalo in the distance. The right shows someone looking down as they climb a stone rock face. On top of these: the Lonely Planet logo in white. The entire image is framed in a light blue box.
Apr 01, 2021
Lonely Planet encourages folks to celebrate National Park Week, which runs from April 17 to 25 this year. Read an excerpt from the piece, “April's National Park Week will bring free entry and celebrations,” below. “Each day has a different theme,...
LaTresse Snead stretches her arms out on a walk in a park, wearing binoculars. On top of the image is the logo for #RecreateResponsibly in green. The entire image is framed by a light blue box.
Mar 30, 2021
NPF Chief Program Officer LaTresse Snead reflects on her own experiences in national parks and how that inspires her work present day. Read an excerpt from the piece, “Creating More Equitable Outdoor Spaces,” below. “While I have had the opportunity...
A hand reaches out to refill a waterbottle at a bottle refill station in a park. Over this image is the Scripps logo. The entire image is framed in a light blue box.
Mar 30, 2021
Scripps reports on NPF’s work to make national parks more sustainable, through the lens of NPF’s partnership with Tupperware Brands. Read an excerpt from the online article, “America's green spaces about to get a lot 'greener' with planet-friendly...
Will Shafroth in a blue shirt in front of greenery. On top of this image, the Orange County Register logo. The entire image is framed in a light blue box.
Mar 29, 2021
In an opinion piece published in the Orange County Register, NPF President and CEO Will Shafroth invites everyone to explore national parks and pack a mask when you do, explaining that we all share in the responsibility to make sure everyone is able...
A laptop displays a recording of a person talking in NPS uniform. On top of this image is the Scripps logo. The entire image is framed by a light blue box.
Feb 26, 2021
Scripps reports on NPF’s work with NPS to preserve, share, and elevate Black history in national parks, through the lens of their partnership with the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) and NPF donors for the...
An electric vehicle charges at a charging station in the winter. On top of that image is the Outside logo. The entire image is framed in a light blue box
Feb 26, 2021
Outside reports that NPS is on the cutting edge of green technology and highlights NPF’s insights and impact as it relates to electric vehicles in national parks. Read an excerpt from the article, “NPS Is Leading the Electric Vehicle Revolution”...
A wooden bridge over a waterfall in Mount Rainier National Park. On top of that image, the Thrillist logo in red and white. A light blue box surrounds the entire image
Jan 19, 2021
Thrillist reports that NPF is helping restore access to 10,000 miles of national park trails through its partnership with Nature Valley. Read an excerpt from the article, “The National Park Foundation Has Helped Restore Access to 10,000 Miles of...
Two volunteers help with a clean-up at Yosemite National Park. On top of the image, the Bloomberg Business logo in white
Dec 08, 2020
Bloomberg Businessweek shines a light on the positive impact that the National Park Foundation (NPF), NPS, and Subaru are making together to reduce waste in national parks, enhance the sustainability of parks, and improve the visitor experience...
Fox News logo, with a small headshot of Will Shafroth below. Text reads "Opinion by Will Shafroth | Fox News"
Jul 20, 2020
National Park Foundation President and CEO Will Shafroth urges members of Congress to pass the Great American Outdoors Act, an enduring investment in our national parks and public lands on behalf of all Americans.
Jane Pauley, host of CBS Sunday Morning, stands in front of a screen displaying an image from the Redwood National and State Parks, as well as the National Park Service logo
Apr 14, 2020
National parks are always just a click away. CBS Sunday Morning offers tips on enjoying them from the comfort of your home, including listening to the calming sounds of PARKTRACKS.
TEDx at UCSB logo
Oct 07, 2019
Parks are personal. National Park Foundation President and CEO Will Shafroth talks about his own national park journey at TEDx UCSB, encouraging everyone to #FindYourPark.
Will Shafroth presenting at Engage For Good conference 2019
Jul 03, 2019
President and CEO Will Shafroth speaks to the critical role of public-private partnerships in supporting our national parks during his keynote address before the Engage For Good conference in Chicago.