|What:||Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne and National Park Service Director Mary Bomar announce the first project and program proposals for the 'National Park Centennial Challenge,' a critical public-private partnership to fund $2 billion of the President's $3-billion National Park Centennial Initiative to invigorate America's national parks in time for the August 25, 2016, centennial of the National Park Service.|
|When:|| Thursday, August 23, 2007|
|Where:||Residence One, Cook's Meadow, Yosemite Valley
|Who:||Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne with|
Interview/Photo Opportunities: Secretary of the Interior and NPS Director announcing projects; one-on-one interviews following press conference and during hike; media tours of proposed centennial projects in Yosemite National Park.