We would like to have an infographic designed that promotes National Park Week (http://www.nationalparks.org/national-park-week), which takes place April 20-28, 2013. We have included a number of data points below.
Here are some examples of infographics we really like:
The concept for the infographic is "Did you know...?". Below we have listed the facts we would like to use. You are welcome to use all the facts from parts 1 & 2 but you don't have to. However, please try to use all of the facts from part 3 in summation as these are the calls to action. The goal here is to increase awareness of the National Park Foundatin, National Park Week and to raise awareness of our need for people to make donations and support our national parks:
FACTS - PART 1
Did you know America’s national parks include more than:
· 84 million acres of spectacular scenery, historic landmarks and cultural treasures
· 17,000 miles of trails
· 43,000 miles of shoreline
· 27,000 historic and prehistoric structures
· 100 million museum items
· 12,000 campsites
FACTS - PART 2
Did you know…
1. Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in Alaska is the largest national park (13.2 million acres, which is bigger than the country of Switzerland and 6 times the size of Yellowstone)?
2. The smallest national park is the Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial in Pennsylvania and only covers 0.02 acres?
3. The national parks welcome more than 275 million visitors a year?
4. National parks are home to more than 400 endangered species.
5. Gerald Ford is the only American President to have served as a park ranger in the National Park Service
6. The highest point in North America is Mt. McKinley in Denali National Park and Preserve at 20,320 feet?
7. The largest living things in the world, Sequoia trees, and the world's largest carnivores, Alaskan brown bears, are found in national parks?
8. National Parks preserve the culture of many Native American people including the Navajo, Hohokam Pima, Kayente Anasazi, Salado, Pueblo, Hopi, Timucuan, Nez Perce, Zuni, Hodats,Mandan, and Chickasaw?
9. Abraham Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt have the most national park sites named for them?
10. 40 million years of the history of mammals is preserved in fossils at the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument (OR)?
FACTS - PART 3
1. Did you know… with 401 parks coast-to-coast, every American is less than 100 miles from a national park experience?
2. Did you know… all entrance fees to national parks are waived from Monday, April 22 through Friday, April 26 for National Park Week
3. Did you know… all of America’s parks belong to YOU? This is your opportunity to learn how you can take an active role in preserving (hyperling "preserving" and send traffic here: https://myaccount.nationalparks.org…rc=NPWpage these special places. Please help us pass along our country’s rich history and beautiful landscapes to the next generation.
Please let us know if you require any additional information to get started. National Park Week starts in less than 2 weeks. We would like to be able to syndicate this infographic as soon as possible in an effort to promote National Park Week. Urgency is of the utmost importance here. Thanks and good luck.