By Jamie Williams, president of The Wilderness Society
Earlier this year, the across-the-board budget cuts called “sequestration” started hitting America’s wild parks, wildlife refuges and forests.
This bill is one of the most environmentally disastrous funding bills of late, and leaves many programs and agencies slashed below levels not seen since the Reagan administration.
Yosemite National Park is one of many national parks that will be negatively impacted by budget cuts this year.
However, the bill keeps the devastating cuts to parks, wildlife refuges, and other wild lands that are part of the “sequestration”
But the state of America’s parks, wildlife refuges, and hiking trails are in serious jeopardy from budget cuts that could take effect on March 1st. These budget cuts, known as the “sequester&rdq