Secretary Salazar, Director Jarvis to Discuss Economic Impacts of National Parks



02/22/2013


Contact: Blake Androff (202) 208-6416

WASHINGTON – On Monday, February 25, 2013, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis will hold a news media teleconference to unveil the annual report on the significant economic contributions of national parks to local, regional and state economies; their importance to the tourism industry, community businesses and park vendors; and the expected impact of budget cuts under a March 1 sequestration.

The National Park Service operates 398 national parks, historic sites, monuments and memorials, parkways, trails, preserves and reserves, seashores and lakeshores, recreation areas and national battlefields across the country.

Media can join the 2:00 pm EST teleconference by dialing 1-800-857-9719 and providing the access code NATIONAL PARKS.

WHO: Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
 National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis

WHEN: Monday, February 25, 2013 @ 2pm EST

MEDIA: Media can join the press teleconference by dialing 1-800-857-9719 and providing the
 access code NATIONAL PARKS.

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