National parks shouldn’t be Disneyland: Balancing conservation with economic input

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“In May the NPS published new guidance for park managers that directs them to decide what species and landscapes they want to preserve and what they will let go. The document says that “it will not be possible to safeguard all park resources, processes, assets, and values in their current form or context over the long term.”

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and other groups have called on the Biden administration to ban sales of single-use plastic water bottles in national parks. The ubiquitous plastic bottle is the single biggest component in park waste – up to half in some parks.”

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