INTERIOR DEPARTMENT ORDERS NATIONAL PARK SERVICE TO RECONSIDER HUNTING REGS IN NATIONAL PRESERVES IN ALASKA

From: National Parks Traveler

“The directive to the Park Service drew immediate condemnation from the National Parks Conservation Association President and CEO Theresa Pierno. “U.S. Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke’s directive to the National Park Service is shameful. The National Park Service must have the authority to prevent the potentially indiscriminate killing of bears and their cubs on national parklands,” she said. “The directive also ignores the years, taxpayer dollars and investment by individuals who spoke up in support of bears and wolves on national park land in Alaska during the lengthy public process.”

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