national parks

COVID-19 Reveals a Crisis of Public Spaces – EcoWatch

“This lack of city parks puts further pressure on nearby rural areas. The Golden Gate National Recreation Area (near San Francisco) and the Blue Ridge Parkway (near Washington, D.C.) had 15 million visitors apiece last year — more than triple the number at Yellowstone or Yosemite.” COVID-19 Reveals a Crisis of Public Spaces – EcoWatch […]

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America’s National Parks could be one week away from handing campgrounds over to private companies

America for sale “Officially the people inside the Interior Department are saying that the ARC (The American Recreation Coalition, think snowmobiles), / SORE plan for selling off campgrounds and expanding “recreational activities” is still in its early stages and that there will be time for public comments ahead. But that’s not what the author of the

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EcoWatch: #FindYourPark and Kick Off National Park Week With a Free Visit Saturday

#FindYourPark and Kick Off National Park Week With a Free Visit Saturday Olivia Rosane Apr. 18, 2019 06:54AM EST Adventure Mike Taube / Getty Images If you are looking for something to do this Easter weekend, why not visit your nearest national park? All sites run by the National Park Service (NPS) will be free

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U.S. Senate Fails to Renew Land and Water Conservation Fund

Government chaos has consequences U.S. Senate Fails to Renew Land and Water Conservation Fund America’s most successful conservation and recreation program still expired WASHINGTON – Today, the Senate passed a Continuing Resolution that funds the government into February, but fails to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), a successful bipartisan conservation and

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He’s just not that in to you: How the Trump Administration Is Putting Our National Parks at Risk

He’s just not that into you….he caters to corporate raiders and polluters…. SWAMP WATCH How the Trump Administration Is Putting Our National Parks at Risk By Daria Bachmann, The Revelator 09 November 18 illions of acres of ecologically and culturally important public lands could face permanent damage or destruction under President Trump’s energy-dominance agenda, experts

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