Tag: national parks
National Park Family Day is a FREE, family-friendly event that brings your northwest national parks to you! It has been said that the National Park System, which includes many of our nation’s most precious, revered and significant treasures, reflects who we are as a people and as a nation—that America’s spirit is reflected in the National [...]
National Geographic has a cool selection of vintage U.S. Parks posters. The posters were produced in response to the Great Depression as part of the WPA, artwork was created for public buildings while assisting struggling artists. Our current Great Recession has inspired more and more people to get out and enjoy a relatively cheap national [...]
Gather your family and friends for the Northwest National Park Family Day on Saturday, June 25th, 2011 10am–4pm at The Mountaineers Program Center in Seattle’s Magnuson Park. This free event hosted by NPCA and NPS is filled with fun, hands-on activities for the entire family. This event will feature kid-friendly activities including rock climbing, wildlife [...]
The exhibit communicates the mission, vision, and values of NPCA. The juxtaposition of charcoal sketches and vivid photography communicates the natural beauty of the parks, inspiring visitors to take action.
30 years ago today….. BOOM! From Wired: The area around the mountain was devastated by the collapse of the northern flank of the mountain in what amounted to one of the largest landslides ever recorded, which buried 24 square miles of land under as much as 600 feet of debris. The nine-hour eruption blew 520 [...]
This is a fun free community event. Last year Riley and I participated by leading an Art in the Park workshop with kids and adults. Lots of learning about Parks in the Northwest, bat caves to crawl through, gold to sift, and signing with Recyleman and the Dumpster divers! If you live in or near [...]
Here is our first draft for Seattle’s National Park Family Day. (Sans all of the sponsor logos.) I am sure it will evolve. I think it would look great silk screened. Maybe we’ll have to get our silk screening set-up going soon!
photo: Olympic NP, Shi Shi Beach. We were lured here in 2007 by a park ranger who said it was The most beautiful beach in the world. NPCA and Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park host Seattle’s first annual NW National Park Family Day, at Steward Park on May 2nd. I can’t think of a [...]
Family Day Fort Vancouver NHS Saturday, May 15th 2011 10am–3pm, FREE! Clans of the notoriously skittish Northwest Homo-Sapien are invited to shake off their cabin fever and roam wild for an afternoon at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Luring people in with free admission and inventive graphics influenced by the region’s topography, the Northwest [...]
Powerful storms battered the Pacific Northwest in 2006. Our parks were devastated. Bridges were gone, roads had been washed out, trails simply disappeared. NPCA immediately took actions and formed a coalition to facilitate park restoration. Without political action and the help of volunteers it may take may take years, even decades to fix. Our design [...]