The National Park Service has thousands of partner organizations that work with us on projects and programs in parks and communities around the nation. Here are just a few.

In communities we work with:

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In parks we work with...

  • Friends Groups and the National Park Foundation, who raise friends and funds to support the work of the parks.
  • Cooperating Associations, to operate bookstores for park visitors and support education.
  • Universities in the national network of Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units, to study park Resources to make science-based management decisions.
  • The youth organizations to offer opportunities for kids to experience national parks.
  • Educators in our Teacher-Ranger-Teacher program, offering a summer working in parks and then sharing that experience in the classroom during the school year.

Last updated: May 14, 2014