national park

  • Groups Call National Park Shutdown Staffing Dangerous, Illegal

    Soundbite Services WASHINGTON – Visitors at national parks across the country are witnessing mountains of trash, overflowing toilets and damaged property as several sites remain open during the government shutdown. Two groups are calling for an investigation of the U.S. Department of the Interior by the Office of the...
  • Groups Push for Action on Huge Nat’l Park Maintenance Backlog

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Time is short in this session of Congress, and conservation and tourism groups are hoping for a vote on a bill to address the massive maintenance backlog in the national parks. The Restore Our Parks Act is a bipartisan proposal to direct up...