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National Parks Epitomize Trump COVID Inconsistency

National Parks Epitomize Trump COVID Inconsistency

As more than 100 national park units have closed, hundreds more remain open in unevenly evolving situation that is confusing, at best. Unfortunately for all of us, this same stop-start approach is also characteristic of the Trump White House’s overall response to the...

Coronavirus Leaves National Parks in Leaderless Limbo   

For Immediate Release:  Monday, March 23, 2020 Contact:  Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Park Entrance Fees Waived as Visitor Centers Shuttered and Staff Telework Washington, DC — National parks are getting mixed messages, as visitor centers are closing while the...

Nobody Home at National Park Headquarters

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 Contact: Peter Jenkins (202) 265-4189 Special Assistant a No-Show; Two-Thirds of Top Slots Vacant or Acting Washington, DC — The hallways of the National Park Service Headquarters now open onto empty offices or those...

National Parks’ Illegal “Non-Profit” Network

For Immediate Release: Monday, December 23, 2019 Contact: Jeff Ruch (510) 213-7028; Susan Sargent (202) 265-7337 Audit Finds Residential Centers Operate without Charter or Oversight Washington, DC — National Parks have ignored laws and their own policies in...

Lawsuit to Restore E-Bikes Ban in National Parks

For Immediate Release: Thursday, December 5, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Lawsuit to Restore E-Bikes Ban in National Parks New E-Bikes Order Springs from Industry Lobbying and Violates Laws Washington, DC — The recent National Park Service (NPS) order...