National Park Service System Plan
The National Park Service System Plan was developed in response to former NPS Director Jonathan B. Jarvis' 2009 initiative A Call to Action: Preparing for a Second Century of Stewardship and Engagement. It builds upon laws that govern the national park system, the NPS mission, ideas of NPS employees at all levels, and recommendations of the National Park System Advisory Board. The plan articulates a vision for the national park system, describes gaps in the system related to natural and cultural themes, and provides recommendations for evaluating and studying new park units.
National Park Service System Plan (2017)
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National Park Service System Plan Press Release (1-17-17)
100 Years of the National Park Service