Our 800+ members are all former employees of the National Park Service with a combined 25,000 years of stewardship of America’s most significant natural and cultural resources. In our personal lives, CNPSR members reflect the broad spectrum of political affiliations. CNPSR members now strive to apply our experience, credibility and integrity as we speak out for national parks and their associated programs. We advocate for solutions that uphold law and policy, and apply the results of sound scientific research, and are in the best interests of the American public. We also support the mission of the National Park Service through public education and volunteerism. Among our members are former National Park Service directors and deputy directors; regional directors; superintendents; and field rangers, maintenance staff, resource managers, and administrative staff. On average, each member has devoted nearly 30 years to preserving, protecting, and interpreting America’s national parks. View a list of CNPSR members.
CNPSR member Jack Ramsden has been active in educating the Central New York State community about the potential dangers of hydrofracking in New York State. Click here to read a story about him recently posted on Syracuse University's Newshouse.com.