On March 4, 2014, President Obama unveiled a proposed budget for the next fiscal year, which would increase funding for national parks and invest $664 million in a new Centennial Initiative in time for the Park Service's 100th anniversary in 2016. This funding is an important step towards keeping parks open and operational after five years of cuts. But for these much needed funds to become a reality for national parks, the proposal needs congressional support.Support Increased National Park Funding
As the National Park Service enters its second century, Congress has an extraordinary opportunity to provide needed resources to protect, restore and interpret our national parks. Two bills are currently pending in Congress that would better fund our national parks. Read More.