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Reader Participation Day: Should The NPS Conduct Environmental Studies In Building Air Tour Plans?

by National Parks Traveler | October 26, 2022
However, outside groups such as Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, have criticized the NPS and FAA for avoiding environmental reviews called for by NEPA in designing the management plans. According to PEER, the agencies are claiming “categorical exclusions” ...

Bryce Canyon National Park Releases Air Tour Management Plan

by National Parks Traveler | October 20, 2022
However, outside groups such as Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, have criticized the NPS and FAA for avoiding environmental reviews called for by the National Environmental Policy Act in designing the management plans. According to PEER, the agencies are claiming “ ...

UPDATE | National Park Service Broadens Tribal Involvement In Stewardship Of Parks

by National Parks Traveler | September 14, 2022
At Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, Jeff Ruch noted that the Park Service, in announcing the new policy, made “no mention” of following the National Environmental Policy Act in implementing the policy. “Are agreements that affect management of park ...

National Park Service Continues To Languish In “Best Places To Work” Survey

by National Parks Traveler | July 15, 2022
Authors of the report also stated that “[E]ven those who found the experience valuable expressed concern about whether any real action would come out of all the effort. Many expressed a sense of futility in participating as ‘NPS keeps bringing people down here to get our ...

Former NPS Chief Historian Robert Utley Passes At 92

by National Parks Traveler | July 3, 2022
At issue were plans by the Park Service to build an enclosed theater seating 200 people at the base of Last Stand Hill, site of the climax of the 1876 battle in which Custer and five companies of the 7th Cavalry were wiped out. While concerns over the project had prompted then-National ...
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