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Whether it be a press release announcing an intriguing new program, a newsletter updating a project's progress, or a posting on the park's Facebook page, the park staff and volunteers strive to keep the public informed of the many exciting activities that keep the site's visitation growing.
How would you like to connect to Fort Vancouver? We offer several options to keep you in-the-loop and connected to park information and activities.
News Releases play an important role in helping us disseminate important information about the park throughout the community. To receive our News Releases directly to your browser as soon as we add them to our website, subscribe to our RSS News Feed. Click here go to our News Releases page and subscribe.
Read our Park Newspapers
Not your typical national park newspaper, the NCRI Report is a quarterly newsletter that highlights the work of the park 's Northwest Cultural Resource Institute staff and volunteers throughout the American West. In addition, volunteers in the park's Trades Guild also produce the Forge and Hammer newsletter, featuring information relevant to blacksmithing, carpentry, and gardening. Fort Vancouver: News from Your National Park publication provides updates on park projects, events, and opportunities.To access these newspapers, click here.
Follow the Blog for our Partnership Project
A unique, innovative partnership between the park's Public History Program, Washington State University - Vancouver, and Portland State University is creating the free Fort Vancouver Mobile App for smartphones and mobile devices onsite. For the latest behind-the-scenes information on the project, click here to follow Fort Vancouver Mobile - Sub Rosa, our partner's blog for the Fort Vancouver Mobile Project, managed by project coordinator Dr. Brett Oppegaard at WSU-V.
Like us on Facebook
As often as possible, we share photos, happenings, observations, and other activities through the park's official Facebook Page and welcome your constructive comments. We also occasionally hold fun contests and polls, too! To access our Facebook page, please click here.
Follow us on Twitter
To have breaking news as well as other information about park activities and projects sent to your mobile device or Twitter feed, follow @FtVancouverNPS on Twitter by clicking here. Also, you can follow specific park projects within Twitter by accessing related hashtags, such as #FVMobile for the partnership Fort Vancouver Mobile Project.
See our photos on Flickr
The park's official Flickr photostream features a variety of photographs arranged in collections, sets, and galleries. More than 200 photos are "geotagged" with site-specific location information on our Flickr map, too! To access our Flickr photostream, please click here.
While not a source of breaking news, the park's official Fort Vancouver Podcast provides behind the scenes information and context to the people and programs that craft visitor understanding of the park and its resources. Conversations with staff members, visitors, park partners and many of the site's 400 volunteers will take you on an intimate journey and help show why this urban national park is relevant today. To access the podcast, please click here.
Did You Know?
As the fur trade-era depot and headquarters for the Hudson's Bay Company's Columbia Department, did you know that over 61,000 animal pelts were shipped from Fort Vancouver to England in 1843 alone? This and many other stories are interpreted at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. More...