National Park Service budget problems are subject of congressional hearing

May 7, 2019
U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is set to testify before a House appropriations subcommittee Tuesday. Bernhardt is likely to face questions about a severe maintenance backlog in the National Park Service, which says it can’t afford to keep its parks…
A volunteer cleans a restroom at Joshua Tree National Park on January 4, 2019 in California.
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How social media hurts and helps the great outdoors

May 29, 2017
National Parks get a lot of love on social media, but some are being 'loved to death.'
Visitors take a selfie in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah.
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At 100 years old, the national parks need $12 billion of TLC

Aug 24, 2016
With more visitors and sites to maintain, the National Park Service is playing catch up.
A view of the "Morning Glory" hot spring in Yellowstone National Park.