Celebrate National Park Week ~ Fun Facts & Events

Did you know that it's National Park Week?  Coinciding nicely with Earth Day, the National Park Service and National Park Foundation have pulled together an entire week of celebration, including fun events and activities for your family to participate in. And to kick off the party, there will be fee-free National Park entrance days on Saturday, April 19 and Sunday, April 20! "Go Wild" for National Park Week 2014! During the week of April 19-27th, 2014, be sure to visit your local national park for special events.  Here are a few of the festivities to check out... 9 great days, 9 great ways for you and your family to "Go Wild!" for America's National Parks: Go wild for bears. This year the National Park Foundation has teamed with Disney on the new Disneynature film, “Bears,” premiering just in time for Earth Day and National Park Week on Friday, April 18. For every ticket sold during “Bears” opening week, April 18-24, Disneynature will make a contribution to the National Park … [Read more...]

See BEARS Protect Our National Parks [Trailers]

Living in a Rocky Mountain state, my love of bears is expressed in multiple ways.  Everything from that mix of hope and fear that I will spot one while hiking, to my penchant for using bear designs in my Colorado home's lodge decor.  So when I saw this year's new Disneynature film to be released in celebration of Earth Day was "Bears"... I was a very happy camper! See BEARS Protect Our National Parks You've perhaps seen the TV commercials where they say:  "See Bears Protect our national parks".  Well here's the scoop on what they are talking about, and how when you see the movie affects whether you can participate in this great campaign. If you go to see the new movie Bears in theatres during opening week (April 18-24, 2014) - Disneynature, via the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund, will make a contribution to the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, to protect wildlife and wild places across America’s national park system. So there's your … [Read more...]