Photos: AMERICA’S GREAT OUTDOORS: Salazar, Bloomberg Launch Great Urban Park Vision for New York City
February 18, 2011
CENTRAL PARK, NEW YORK CITY — Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Director of the National Park Service Jon Jarvis joined New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to announce that, as part of President Obama’s America's Great Outdoors Initiative, the National Park Service will ramp up its collaborative efforts with the City of New York and local partners to expand outdoor opportunities, strengthen outreach programs to school children, improve connections among the national parks in New York harbor, and restore New York’s remarkable natural, cultural, and historic resources.
Photo by Tami Heilemann-DOI
President Obama Announces Plan for Community-Based Conservation through the America’s Great Outdoors Initiative