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19 Sep 2021
Black Americans

Austin to Head Pac West 

Stan Austin, who has served as the director of the Southeast Region of the National Park Service since 2013, has been named regional director of the Pacific West Region by the agency’s acting director, P. Daniel Smith. In his new role, Austin will oversee operations…

Women

Women’s Outdoor Summit 

Teresa Baker is a national parks junkie. She is so enamored with the units and mission of the National Park Service, she created the African American National Park Event, an annual June weekend dedicated to getting blacks and other people of color to visit. So…

Viewpoint

Don’t Be Silenced 

An Open Invitation to workers at Federal Public-lands agencies To the women and men on the ground in our federal public-lands agencies, Because of your pugnacious colleagues at @NatlParkService and @BadlandsNPS, you’ve experienced the gag reflex of our newly installed president. Welcome to the club….

Black Americans, National Parks, Women

The New Tubman NHP 

Unit is 13th with cultural significance established by Obama Obama’s Impact President Obama has established or redesignated 23 National Park Service units during his administration; 13 of those have cultural significance to marginalized Americans: Harriet Tubman NHP (NY), 2017 Stonewall National Monument (NY), 2016 Castle…