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ZION NATIONAL PARK CONSIDERS LIMITING VISITORS, AND OTHER PARKS MAY FOLLOW SUIT

From: Backpacker

“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which represents U.S. park rangers and other land managers, has come out in favor of putting visitation limits in…

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK GETS NEW SUPERINTENDENT IN TRUMP SHUFFLE

From: SFGate

“The acting director of the National Park Service was shuffled out of his job Wednesday, reassigned to head Yosemite National Park while being replaced with a retired parks…

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE DIRECTOR APPOINTED DESPITE SCANDAL

From: Courthouse News

“Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke on Wednesday appointed as new National Park Service director the man who allowed the billionaire owner of the Washington…

GRAND CANYON REMAINS OPEN, BLUNTING BIGGEST HIT OF GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

From: Cronkite News

““They are making it up on the fly,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. “Try to keep as much open as possible,…

TRUMP DECISION FOR DEPUTY DOI DIRECTOR ATTRACTS HEAT

From: Kaplan Herald

“"It is disturbing but perhaps indicative that the Trump people would resurrect a political hatchet man to take the helm at the National Park Service. In the Snyder-gate…


News Releases

INTERIOR NOT TOP-HEAVY ENOUGH TO RELIEVE FIELD

National Park and Refuge HQ and Regional Offices Smaller Than Under Bush

ON SEX HARASSMENT NATIONAL PARK SERVICE STILL DOESN’T GET IT

Groping Superintendent Gets Bonus and Lateral Transfer despite Raft of Violations

TRUMP TO STRIP ALASKA PARK AND REFUGE WILDLIFE PROTECTIONS

Directives to Expand Hunting and Trapping Launch Long, Uncertain Legal Process

MOUNT RAINIER POISED TO WIRE ITS WILDERNESS

Park Offers No Alternatives or Mitigation to Contain Cell Spillover from Paradise

CULTURE OF CORRUPTION PERSISTS INSIDE PARK SERVICE

Two More Cases of Misconduct by High-Level Officials Carry Little Consequence