20 February 2013

National Parks in the budget crisis

Longtime readers know that Places and Spaces is a sucker for stories about our National Parks, but for reasons we will explain soon, there will be even more stories about National Parks and the National Park Service. In the meantime, here is one that is less fun:

The Coalition of National Park Service Retirees is reporting on closures and service reductions that would be implemented in some of the most heavily visited parks under sequestration. They remind readers that some of these actions (see Glacier) could have significant financial impacts on the surrounding communities.

Of course, with Hurricane Sandy recovery in the mix, Sandy Hook will be its own special story.

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