“Seriously, why is it so necessary to “boost agency revenues” and treat park campgrounds as an “under performing asset?”
It’s because Trump wants to cut $481 million out of an already inadequate National Park Service budget. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) came out with a recent report on how bad staffing is already.
Full time staff in the park system has declined by 16% since 2011, a loss of 3,500 full-time positions. Park protection services have lost 20% of staff, visitor services staff is off 19%, and resource stewardship is down 16 percent.”