Locals who live near national parks, like Joshua Tree, are seeing more and more housing stock become lucrative short-term rentals.
Lockdowns, public lands closures, supply chain disruptions and travel restrictions took a toll. But many outdoor retailers still had a great year.
Some parks are restricting access to prevent congestion.
Hundreds of parks have closed to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus. But many remain open, and some are even waiving entrance fees.
Like most public projects, public lands have a backlog of needed repairs.
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 looking like what people expect. “These funding problems really threaten not just the integrity of […]
It's the 100th anniversary of the Grand Canyon National Park, which has spurred millions in spending in nearby communities.
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