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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

TRUMP MONUMENT ORDER HEADS IN WRONG DIRECTION

Backlog of Interior Wilderness Reviews to See If More, Not Less, Protection Needed

YELLOWSTONE PLOTS BANDWIDTH EXPLOSION

New Towers and Major Facility Expansion Violate Laws and Park Service Policies

TRUMP SHUTDOWN OF PARK SERVICE TWITTER OMINOUS

Retweet of Article on Smaller Trump Inauguration Brings Crackdown

PARK SERVICE CORPORATE $ PLAN MIGHTILY WATERED DOWN

Key Planks Jettisoned While Others Made Contingent on Uncertain Future Steps

JARVIS TENURE A DISASTER FOR NATIONAL PARK RESOURCES

Other Scandals Overshadowed Protection Rollbacks for Wildlife and Habitats