Americans noticed the harmful effects of the recent government shutdown on their national parks and public lands—and
The federal government reopened Thursday, Oct. 16 after Congress passed a short-term budget deal to fund the government through Jan. 15.
As a result, federal agencies like the National Park Service have been allowed to reopen. At least, for now.
However, the bill keeps the devastating cuts to parks, wildlife refuges, and other wild lands that are part of the “sequestration”
Meanwhile oil and gas companies continue to receive unnecessary and outdated subsidies at the expense of taxpayers.
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