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PEER: Biden Administration Failing To Halt Bear Baiting On National Preserves in Alaska

by National Parks Traveler | June 13, 2024
Inaction by the Biden administration on rules that would prevent bear baiting in national preserves in Alaska has reopened litigation over those rules. At issue are rules that would allow hunters on national preservers to use donuts and grease-soaked bread loaves to lure in bears, to kill ...

8th Circuit Court Won’t Stay Parks’ Air Tour Bans For Helicopter Industry

by National Parks Traveler | June 10, 2024
With a one-sentence ruling the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has refused to stay, pending appeal, commercial air tour bans approved by the National Park Service for Badlands National Park and Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota. The ruling by the 8th Circuit last week ...

National Park Service Continues To Wallow In Best Places To Work Rankings

by National Parks Traveler | May 20, 2024
While the National Park Service stands atop all federal agencies in terms of favorability rankings, the agency’s employees rank it as one of the worst places to work in the federal government. In the Best Places To Work In the Federal Government rankings released Monday, the Park ...

Traveler’s View: No One’s Talking

by National Parks Traveler | April 17, 2024
The National Park Service has a toxic problem that no one wants to talk about, and that’s the problem. Across the agency there may be hundreds, possibly many hundreds, of employees claiming they’ve endured some form of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation. The overriding problem ...

National Park Service Sued Over Eagle Killing At Valles Caldera National Preserve

by National Parks Traveler | March 25, 2024
The National Park Service has been sued over Director Chuck Sams’ decision to allow the Jemez Pueblo to kill an eagle in Valles Caldera National Preserve by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which is asking to see the decision documents Sams relied on to authorize ...
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