The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) will recognize 157 representatives for their parks-friendly voting record in the last Congress on July 17, 2013.
America is blessed with a national park system that protects some of our most beautiful and unique landscapes. Our national parks are treasures for people of all ages.
This was the message from a group of park rangers and the National Parks Conservation Association at a Congressional briefing they hosted on the topic on June 19.
You've probably already heard that America's National Parks are being affected by federal budget cuts, but exactly how has been detailed in a
Yet, here we are, with people and the government unable to stop furloughs, job losses, and lower revenue to keep the government functioning. Our public lands have certainly not been spared from this indiscriminate budget ax.
In April, after hearing from fellow rangers in western parks about how drilling is infringing upon national parks, Ranger Ellis Richards created
Sweeping federal budget cuts are already seriously impacting wild lands across the nation. Agencies that manage America's lands are struggling to cope with inadequate funding.
If spring is making you anxious for outside adventure, then wait no longer to make plans for a wild summer.
From Yosemite to the Grand Canyon to Yellowstone, National Parks are the hallmark of America's public lands.