Climate Change And Your National Parks

Today's rapid climate change challenges national parks in ways we've never seen before. Glaciers are retreating at an unprecedented rate, increasingly destructive storms threaten cultural resources and park facilities, habitat is disrupted—the list goes on. Discover how climate change is affecting our nation's treasures, what the National Park Service is doing about it, and how you can help.

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New scenario planning reports released

Learn more about how Big Bend and Devils Tower are using scenario planning

Watercolor painting of a wetlands landscape in Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

How Do You Pack a Coast?

Not everything we love about south Louisiana will fit in a grab-and-go box. How do we safeguard our special places from climate change?

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Vulnerability Assessments

What's a Vulnerability Assessment anyway? Learn how coastal parks are being threatened from rising seas

Last updated: March 11, 2020

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