Yellowstone Superintendent Retires Rather Than Accept Reassignment to D.C.

From: Boisie State Public Radio

“‘I’m 66 years old,’ he said. ‘I did not see that I had that kind of energy that I could commit to three to five years and so I made the decision to retire.’ Wenk is one of many senior leaders at the Park Service targeted for reshuffling. According to a recent Inspector General report, more than half of those leaders surveyed felt they were being reassigned for political or punitive reasons. Or because of their prior work on climate change and conservation.”

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