Building new picnic tables. Enhancing wayside signage that directs park visitors. Developing guidebooks that enhance a visitor’s experience.
Providing much-needed funding for the safety, well-being, and ongoing demand for our parks’ search and rescue programs.
With your support, rangers can be of better service to those who come to the parks – something that is quite simply in a park ranger’s DNA. Parks are also able to improve directional and educational signs.
Each funded project aligns with the General Management Plan of the National Park, and falls into one or more of these four focus areas:
- Advancing Science and Research
- Improving Visitors’ Experiences
- Building Volunteerism and Stewardship
- Strengthening Youth and Family Programs
Together, we are funding programs that cannot be funded through current budgets. Anyone who loves these parks can contribute!
Thanks to donors like you, more than $3 million has been contributed to the parks.
Funded Visitors’ Experiences Projects: 2013 – 2015
Personal Protective Gear for Search and Rescue Personnel
2016 Funding Priority | Amount needed $19,400 | FUNDED
Spruce Nature Trail Bridge Replacement and Trail Rehabilitation
2015 Funding Priorities | Amount Needed $42,000 | FUNDED
Digitize Historic Film Footage of Olympic National Park
2015 Funding Priorities | Amount Needed $5,000 | FUNDED
College Intern Support for Mount Rainier Wilderness Permit and Reservations On-Line System
2015 Funding Priority | Amount Needed $20,000 | FUNDED
Grant for Level 4 Armor for Permanent Law Enforcement Ranger Staff
2015 Funding Priority | Amount Needed $6,700 | FUNDED
Camp Schurman High Camp Communication Infrastructure
2014 | Grant Amount: $60,000
Repairing Trail Damage and Protecting Resources: Sahale Arm Trail
2014 | Grant Amount: $18,300 (year two)
Produce a Guide to Alpine and Subalpine Wildflowers
2013 | Grant Amount: $5,000
Protecting People and Resources, Summer Seasonal Ranger
2013 | Grant Amount: $27,000