National Parks Traveler

Op-Ed | Politics And Privilege At Point Reyes National Seashore

by National Parks Traveler | September 28, 2021
The NPS projects sea levels to rise by 3 feet by the year 2100 at Point Reyes National Seashore, while allowing some 5,000 cattle to feed off the park. The cattle are by far the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions at the seashore, more than that of the cars that deliver more than 2 ...

Public Comment Sought On Air Tour Management Plans For National Parks

by National Parks Traveler | July 29, 2021
“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility brought the lawsuit that the judge acted on. ‘These air tours are noisy and usually low-flying, adversely affecting both wildlife and park visitors, as well as residents in gateway communities,”’PEER General Counsel ...

Public Comment Sought On Air Tour Management Plans For National Parks

“More than two decades after initial steps were taken, and after a federal judge ordered action, the National Park Service and Federal Aviation Administration finally are seeking public input on air tour management plans proposed for some of the country’s national parks. Public ...

National Park Service Gives Park Superintendents Authority To Ban E-Bikes

by National Parks Traveler | July 1, 2021
“Superintendents across the National Park System have been given permission to reverse course and deny trail access to e-bikes if they adversely impact park resources or other visitors. “This is a wobbly move by the Park Service,” said Public Employees for Environmental ...

Groups Renew Call For Plastics Ban In National Park System

by National Parks Traveler | June 24, 2021
“The change of administrations in Washington, D.C., has led to a renewed call for a ban on disposable plastic bottles in the National Park System, along with a commitment from the agency that plastic wastes in the parks be reduced by 75 percent over the next five years. This week ...
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