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FEDS IGNORING FOIA BID FOR LAND ENFORCEMENT DEALS: ENVIROS

From: Law 360

“In a complaint seeking a court order to see the documents, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said the Forest Service is shirking FOIA by withholding…

TRUMP'S FEDERAL HIRING FREEZE MAKES AMERICA LESS SAFE

From: New American Journal

“According to the union that represents these brave first responders who tend to be top notch people just like the National Park Service rangers they work…

NEED FOR MORE PARK RANGERS CITED

From: FEDweek

“Figures provided by the National Park Service show that law enforcement ranks in national parks are shrinking even while public visitation to the parks is rising, according…

PARK POLICE STAFFING SHRINKING DESPITE INCREASED NEED, SAYS WATCHDOG

From: Federal Times

““The U.S. Park Police are at a low ebb while facing a rising tide,” stated PEER Executive Director Jeff Ruch in a press release. “In recent years, this force has…

PARK RANGER FORCE CONTINUES SHRIVELING AS VISITATION SWELLS

From: Sonoran News

“The number of rangers protecting our national parks and their visitors is steadily shrinking even as new parks are added and the number of park visitors balloons…


News Releases

MALHEUR SIEGE STILL SHADOWS RANGE AND REFUGES

Survey Reflects Federal Land Management Workers’ Growing Safety Worries

MORE THAN HALF OF WILDLIFE REFUGES LACK OWN MANAGER

Malheur Refuge Still Closed as Refuge System Is Hollowed Out from Within

OPEN SEASON ON HARASSING FISHERIES OBSERVERS

Assaults More than Double in Two Years with No Reported Enforcement

PARK RANGER NUMBERS SHRINK AS VISITATION SWELLS

Fewer Permanent and Seasonal Law Enforcement Rangers than a Decade Ago

HEATED RHETORIC ON NEVADA MONUMENT INVITES CONFRONTATION

Federal Employees in the West Put in Crosshairs by Superheated Political Rhetoric