• Created Date
  • 2008-04-24
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  • Complete assignment is listed as: Subject: Press conference, [on the steps of the U.S. Capitol], announcing the final list of National Park Centennial Challenge projects [to be funded in 2008.] Secretary Dirk Kempthorne [joined National Park Service Director Mary Bomar, Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks R. Lyle Laverty, Jr., Colorado Senators Wayne Allard and Ken Salazar, Washington Congressmen Norman Dicks and Brian Baird, W... more
    Complete assignment is listed as: Subject: Press conference, [on the steps of the U.S. Capitol], announcing the final list of National Park Centennial Challenge projects [to be funded in 2008.] Secretary Dirk Kempthorne [joined National Park Service Director Mary Bomar, Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks R. Lyle Laverty, Jr., Colorado Senators Wayne Allard and Ken Salazar, Washington Congressmen Norman Dicks and Brian Baird, West Virginia Congressman Nick Rahall, Kansas Congressman Todd Tiahrt, Utah Congressman Rob Bishop, National Park Service's National Capital Parks-East Superintendent Gayle Hazelwood, and National Park Foundation President and Chief Executive Officer Vin Cipolla among the many dignitaries participating in the event. The Centennial Challenge is the public-private fund matching element of the President's National Park Centennial Initiative, designed to prepare the National Park system for another century of conservation and preservation in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary in 2016.] Photographer: Tami Heilemann--Interior Staff. less
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