Eastern National Announces the Release of the Passport To Your National Parks® Android Mobile Phone Application

Eastern National is pleased to announce the release of the Android version of the Passport To Your National Parks® mobile phone application, available for free in the Google Play store. An iPhone version of the application was released last year. The Android version of the application was... - March 27, 2013 - Eastern National

Eastern National Publishes History of Civil Rights in America

New Book Connects the Civil Rights Journey to America’s National Parks - February 10, 2013 - Eastern National

Eastern National Announces 2012 Award Winners

Annual Awards Highlight Excellence in Performance and Partnership - February 09, 2013 - Eastern National

Kids on Consumer Overload? It’s Time to Get Back Outside & Explore Nature’s Gifts at Sheldrake Environmental Center

This time of year, when it can be especially hard for kids to find a commercial-free zone, Sheldrake gets them outside to explore nature's gifts. - December 14, 2012 - Sheldrake Environmental Center

Passport to Your National Parks® 2013 Photo Contest Winners Announced

Each year, Eastern National holds a photo contest for NPS employees and Volunteers-In-Parks (VIPs) to select ten images–one national and nine regional–for the collectible Passport To Your National Parks® commemorative stamp set. The stamps are distributed on a single perforated... - November 17, 2012 - Eastern National

Eastern National Publishes The Department of the Interior in the Age of the Civil War

In the thousands of volumes written about the Civil War, there has never been a comprehensive history of the Department of the Interior during this tumultuous time. The newly released Eastern National publication, The Department of the Interior in the Age of the Civil War, fills that void. The... - November 17, 2012 - Eastern National

Eastern National Publishes The Moton School Story: Children of Courage

Before the sit-ins in Greensboro, before the Montgomery bus boycott, there was the student strike at the Robert Russa Moton High School in Farmville, Virginia. In 1951, Barbara Johns led her follow students in protest against the inadequate and overcrowded facilities they faced. Their strike, which... - November 16, 2012 - Eastern National

Wildcat & Attitash Mountain Head to Boston Globe Ski & Snowboard Expo November 8–11

Once again, both Attitash Mountain Resort and Wildcat Mountain will be among the many ski resorts attending the upcoming annual Boston Globe Ski & Snowboard Expo. Skiers and riders all over New England will gather in Boston to get excited for winter and to see or buy the latest gear, plan ski... - November 05, 2012 - Wildcat Mountain

Urban Forestry Project Awards Announced

California ReLeaf announced today Friends of Balboa Park has been awarded a $10,000 grant through the California ReLeaf 2012 Urban Forestry and Education Program. Friends of Balboa Park is one of 25 grant recipients statewide funded through this $200,000 competitive grants program. The grant... - October 24, 2012 - Friends of Balboa Park

Friends of Balboa Park Announces the Completion of the Roadmap to Water-Wise Parkland in Balboa Park: Optimizing Water Use by 2020

Achieving a water-wise parkland will leave a major legacy for future generations - October 17, 2012 - Friends of Balboa Park

Eastern National Publishes American Latinos and the Making of the United States

The compelling story of American Latino heritage in the United States from the early 19th century to today is the focus of Eastern National’s new publication, American Latinos and the Making of the United States. Authored by Yale University Professor Stephen Pitti, PhD, the book provides an... - September 20, 2012 - Eastern National

Relieve Back-to-School Stress at Sheldrake Environmental Center

Simply being in nature has a calming effect on people of all ages. Sheldrake offers plenty of opportunities for individuals and families to spend time in nature. This back-to-school season, making more trips to Sheldrake could mean making fewer trips to the doctor’s office. - August 28, 2012 - Sheldrake Environmental Center

New, Free Learning Area, Snowmaking, & Relocated Terrain Park Highlight “What’s New” for the 2012/13 Winter Season at Attitash Mountain Resort & Wildcat Mountain

Summer attraction operations remain in full swing at both Attitash Mountain Resort and Wildcat Mountain, but major improvements & initiatives for the 2012/2013 winter season are taking place at both ski areas as fall approaches. Attitash Mountain Resort hosts its 15th annual Oktoberfest this... - August 20, 2012 - Wildcat Mountain

Eastern National Publishes the Civil War Activity Book

More than 70 National Park Service sites help tell the story of the Civil War, from the opening shots at Fort Sumter to the surrender at Appomattox. To help young people understand this turbulent time in our nation’s history, Eastern National has published the Civil War Activity Book,... - July 25, 2012 - Eastern National

A New Booklet Highlighting United States’ World Heritage Areas Published by Eastern National

The year 2012 marks the 40th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Convention. Some 189 countries have signed on to the Convention making it perhaps the most nearly universal treaty for cultural preservation and... - July 25, 2012 - Eastern National

Eastern National Releases the Civil War 150th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Collection Booklet

The nation was wrought with conflict 150 years ago, while the Union and Confederacy fought epic battles during the American Civil War. Over 600,000 men lost their lives in a struggle that ultimately destroyed the institution of slavery and restored the United States into one nation. Since 2011, the... - July 25, 2012 - Eastern National

Eastern National Awarded Empowerment Grant from Motorola Mobility Foundation

Eastern National has been awarded a $15,500 Empowerment Grant from the Motorola Mobility Foundation for the Passport To Your National Parks® Android mobile phone application. The grant will assist Eastern National in the development of an Android mobile phone application which includes planning... - July 01, 2012 - Eastern National

Eastern National Announces the 2013 Passport to Your National Parks® Photo Contest

Eastern National is pleased to announce the 2013 Passport To Your National Parks® Photo Contest. The contest is open to active National Park Service employees and Volunteers-In-Parks (VIPs). Ten winning national park photos will be featured on the 2013 Passport To Your National Parks®... - June 30, 2012 - Eastern National

Wildcat Mountain Offers Free Guided Tours with Tin Mountain Conservation Center & Appalachian Mountain Club Naturalists This Summer & Fall

Every week in July and August, “Tin Mountain Tuesdays” and “Wednesdays at Wildcat” provides opportunities to explore Wildcat Mountain with a Tin Mountain Conservation Center naturalist learning about the diverse ecology of Pinkham Notch in the White Mountain National Forest. - June 28, 2012 - Wildcat Mountain

Bernice A. King, Daughter of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King, Will Attend Book Signing Event at Her Father’s Memorial

Eastern National is proud to announce that Bernice A. King, daughter of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King, will be present for a book signing event to be held at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, located at 1964 Independence Avenue, Southwest, Washington, DC. The event... - May 24, 2012 - Eastern National

US Forest Service & AMC Host “Kids Free Fishing Day” Saturday, June 2 at Wildcat Mountain

This year's "Kids Free Fishing Day" event scheduled for Saturday, June 2 will be a great way to learn how to fish or develop your fishing skills. Representatives and volunteers from the U.S. Forest Service and Appalachian Mountain Club will provide a day's wealth of experience and... - May 17, 2012 - Wildcat Mountain

9th Annual Wildcat Mountain 100,000 Vertical Challenge Raises Record Funds for Make-A-Wish Foundation® of New Hampshire

A total of 20 skiers and riders registered and accepted the challenge to conquer over 100,000 vertical feet in a single day on Monday, March 12th to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation® of New Hampshire. This year’s participants were able to collectively raise over $90,000 in pledge donations to set an event record high donation amount for their efforts. - April 04, 2012 - Wildcat Mountain

Eastern National Announces the Release of the Passport to Your National Parks® iPhone Application

New Application Acts as a Digital Companion to the Passport to Your National Parks® Book - March 08, 2012 - Eastern National

Fundraising Events to Benefit AbilityPLUS Inc. & Make-A-Wish Foundation® of New Hampshire. Skiing & Riding for a Cause Scheduled for Saturday, March 3 & Monday, March 12.

Are you capable of skiing and riding all day? If so, skiers and riders might consider participating in two scheduled events whose challenge also include raising associated pledge donations to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation® of New Hampshire and AbilityPLUS Inc. Mount Washington Valley’s... - February 27, 2012 - Wildcat Mountain

Eastern National Announces 2011 Award Winners

Eastern National (EN), a not-for-profit cooperating association with the National Park Service, is proud to announce the winners of its annual awards for 2011. Eastern National values the contributions of its staff, partners and vendors in furthering the mission and goals of our partners. The... - January 26, 2012 - Eastern National

Children’s Programs for Every Season at Sheldrake Environmental Center

Winter in the woods... then, spring and summer are back for the kids. - January 19, 2012 - Sheldrake Environmental Center

Eastern National Announces 2012 Passport to Your National Parks® Photo Contest Winners

Each year, Eastern National holds a photo contest for U.S. National Park Service employees and Volunteers-In-Parks (VIPs) to select 10 images taken at national parks—one national and nine regional, based on the geographical regions of the national park system—for the collectible... - January 09, 2012 - Eastern National

LAGI Partnership with NYC Department of Parks & Recreation Announces Opening of Design Competition

Land Art Generator Initiative announces $20,000 in prize money for the competition open until July 1, 2012. The open call asks for large-scale artwork proposals for Freshkills Park that generate utility-scale renewable electricity for New York City. - January 03, 2012 - Society for Cultural Exchange, Inc.

Eastern National Develops Limited Edition Merchandise Commemorating the Dedication of the Flight 93 National Memorial

To commemorate the dedication of the new Flight 93 National Memorial (NM) in Shanksville, PA, Eastern National, Flight 93 NM’s cooperating association, is releasing a series of limited edition commemorative items. The proceeds from the sales of these commemorative items will support... - September 11, 2011 - Eastern National

Eastern National Named Among the Best Employers for Workers Over 50 by AARP

Eastern National (EN) was recently named among the Best Employers for Workers Over 50 by AARP in 2011. Now in its 10th year, this program recognizes organizations who have demonstrated exemplary practices for recruiting, retaining and promoting older workers. The AARP Best Employers for Workers... - September 09, 2011 - Eastern National

Passport To Your National Parks® 2012 Photo Contest Announced

Winning Photos Will Appear in the 2012 Passport To Your National Parks® Stamp Set. - September 04, 2011 - Eastern National

New Guidebook to African American History in the National Parks Helps to Commemorate the Dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

Eastern National is pleased to announce their newest publication, the Guidebook to African American History in the National Parks. A concise guide to African American history in the national parks, this insightful book chronicles the legacy of African Americans through American history, from... - September 02, 2011 - Eastern National

Tin Mountain Conservation Center & Appalachian Mountain Club Offer Free Guided Tours at Wildcat Mountain. Weekly & Monthly Educational Outdoor Tours Make Learning Fun.

Wildcat Mountain and the Tin Mountain Conservation Center will once again offer “Wednesdays at Wildcat” naturalist led programs and new this summer “Tin Mountain Tuesdays” to a schedule of summer events. Also new this summer, Wildcat Mountain has partnered with the nearby... - June 23, 2011 - Wildcat Mountain

Society for Cultural Exchange Announces: Land Art Generator Initiative 2012 Competition for Public Art to Power Hundreds of Homes in New York City

Partnership with NYC Department of Parks & Recreation will solicit ideas for clean energy generating public artwork in Freshkills Park, Staten Island. - June 02, 2011 - Society for Cultural Exchange, Inc.

Wildcat Mountain Begins Summer Operations on Long Memorial Day Weekend. Experience the ZipRider, New Hampshire's Highest Scenic Gondola, & More at Legendary Mountain.

Wildcat Mountain opens for summer & fall operations beginning Saturday, May 28th at 10 a.m. offering two major state attractions for the long Memorial Day Weekend including New Hampshire's only ZipRider zip-line cable ride and the highest scenic gondola in the state, the Wildcat Express. As a... - May 27, 2011 - Wildcat Mountain

NH Fish & Game, US Forest Service & AMC Host “Let’s Go Fishing” Day June 18th at Wildcat Mountain

This year's "Let's Go Fishing" event scheduled for Saturday, June 18th will be a great way to learn how to fish or develop your fishing skills. As part of the New Hampshire Fish & Game Aquatic Resources Education Program, representatives and volunteers will be joined by the U.S. Forest Service and Appalachian Mountain Club to provide a day's wealth of experience and knowledge to help the beginning angler get started. This event is part of Weeks Act Centennial & National Get Outdoors Day events. - May 20, 2011 - Wildcat Mountain

Long Island Maritime Museum Announces Dates of Annual Pirate Festival

The 2nd Annual Pirate Festival and Classic Boat Show promises to be a weekend full of exciting activities for the entire family. - May 13, 2011 - Long Island Maritime Museum

UK Lottery Funds Meditation in the Park 2011

Now in its third year and Lottery funded, Meditation in the Park is a free community event for all ages, ethnicities and backgrounds which gives participants a chance to relax in an urban woodland sanctuary, win prizes for the best healthy picnics and try out various hands-on workshops related to homemade food, nature, and yoga and meditation. - May 13, 2011 - Meditation in the Park

Arbor Day Event on Apr. 29 Celebrates Extension of Conner Creek Greenway

Celebration to include tree planting, parade and puppet show. DTE Energy volunteers, The Greening of Detroit and 120 school children from the Detroit Merit Academy are among the participants. - April 15, 2011 - Detroit Eastside Community Collaborative

Out for Adventure Wilderness Tours Offers a Free Travel Program for Group Organizers

Out for Adventure Wilderness Tours Offers a Free Travel Program for Group Organizers

Out For Adventure Wilderness Tours unveils a free travel program designed to reward group organizers with a free sea kayaking vacation. - April 14, 2011 - Out For Adventure Wilderness Tours Ltd.

Going Green - The Greenest Killer Whale Base Camp - Consumers Demand It

Most adventure tourism consumers are concerned about the environment but it’s not always easy to decide what to do to make a responsible choice which is why Out For Adventure Wilderness Tours has designed the Pure Orca Base Camp which aims to be the greenest sea kayaking base camp for watching Killer Whales. - April 01, 2011 - Out For Adventure Wilderness Tours Ltd.

Outhouse Exhibit Services Touring Live Tarantula Exhibit

The only traveling exhibit of its kind; a unique opportunity to view many different types of live tarantulas while learning about their life habits and habitats. - March 30, 2011 - Outhouse Exhibit Services

Walmart/Sam’s Club Donates $75,000 to 21st Century Parks and The Parklands of Floyds Fork

Sam’s Club, a division of Walmart Stores, Inc., announced a pledge of $75,000 to 21st Century Parks, the nonprofit organization responsible for the creation of The Parklands of Floyds Fork in Louisville, Ky. “We are grateful and appreciative to Walmart and Sam’s Club for their... - March 23, 2011 - 21st Century Parks

Wildcat Mountain 100,000 Vertical Challenge Raises Record Funds for Make-a-Wish Foundation® of New Hampshire

A total of 32 skiers and riders registered and accepted the challenge to conquer over 100,000 vertical feet in a single day on Monday, March 14th to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation® of New Hampshire. This year’s participants were able to collectively raise over $64,000 in pledge donations to set an event record high donation amount for their efforts. - March 21, 2011 - Wildcat Mountain

Wildcat Mountain Fundraising Events Monday, March 14th & Saturday, March 19th to Benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation® of New Hampshire & AbilityPLUS Inc.

Are you capable of making a lot of runs skiing and riding all day? If so, skiers and riders might consider participating in two scheduled events whose challenge also include raising associated pledge donations to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation® of New Hampshire and AbilityPLUS Inc. - March 02, 2011 - Wildcat Mountain

Wildcat Mountain Supports National January Learn a Snow Sport Month. Learn to Ski or Snowboard Free January 3rd through January 9th.

Wildcat Mountain in New Hampshire joins several other resorts in states across the nation taking part in the snow-sport industries campaign to introduce persons to winter sports, and in conjunction with Ski NH, invites “never-evers” to sign up for a free Learn-to-Ski/Ride lesson package, including rentals and novice lift ticket valid at Wildcat Mountain only, during the week of January 3rd-9th. - December 28, 2010 - Wildcat Mountain

Peak Resorts Signs Purchase & Sales Agreement to Acquire Wildcat Mountain. Two of Mount Washington Valley’s Largest Ski Resorts to Offer Combination Ticket & Season Pass.

Peak Resorts announced today that it has entered in to a purchase agreement with Pat Franchi to acquire all Wildcat Mountain Ski Area assets and attractions in Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire. Parties involved expect to finalize the purchase pending approval by the U.S. Forest Service. Adding to its... - October 28, 2010 - Wildcat Mountain

Wildcat Mountain Offers Free Guided Tours Every Wednesday in July & August

Wildcat Mountain and the Tin Mountain Conservation Center are once again offering the “Wednesdays at Wildcat” summer naturalist program every Wednesday in July and August from 10:00am to 12:00 noon. Pinkham Notch in the White Mountain National Forest is a memorable summer outing for... - July 12, 2010 - Wildcat Mountain

New Hampshire’s Highest Scenic Gondola Ride at Wildcat Mountain is Free for Dads on Fathers Day

On Fathers Day, Sunday, June 20th, dads (and grandfathers too) can enjoy the Wildcat Express scenic gondola for free when one or more other family members purchase an adult or junior gondola ride. The Wildcat Express scenic gondola is the best way for the entire family, including well-behaved dogs on leash, to enjoy the legendary views and scenery at Wildcat Mountain in Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire. - June 10, 2010 - Wildcat Mountain

Wildcat Mountain Begins Summer Operations for the Long Memorial Weekend - Experience the ZipRider, New Hampshire's Highest Scenic Gondola, & More at Legendary Mountain

Wildcat Mountain opens for summer & fall operations beginning Saturday, May 29th at 10a.m. offering two major state attractions including New Hampshire's ZipRider zip-line cable ride and the highest scenic gondola in the state, the Wildcat Express. Located 100% within the White Mountain National Forest, Wildcat Mountain provides both exhilarating and one-of-a-kind year-round opportunities to enjoy views and scenery. - May 21, 2010 - Wildcat Mountain

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