A letter to The Honorable Mark Udall, Chairman, U.S. Senate Subcommittee on National Parks and The Honorable Scott Tipton, U.S. House of Representatives, expressing substantial concerns with the draft legislation redesignating Colorado National Monument as a “national park.” The draft legislation omits essential provisions that would assure preservation and enjoyment of the park’s resources and values, while including other provisions that would undermine long-term management and protection.
For those of us who have made it our life’s work to keep America’s national parks and monuments truly bipartisan and non-political, the passage of H.R. 1459 is a tragic development.
CNPSR: National Monuments and Parks Are Bipartisan; “Extreme Politics” Behind H.R. 1459 Vote Has no Place in Deciding the Fate of Future National Parks and Monuments.
H.R 1459 Threatens Long-standing Balance Between Legislative and Executive Branches; NPS Retirees Join NPCA, Sierra Club and Wilderness Society in Sign-on Letter to Oppose Bill Limiting Ability Protect American Heritage.
The CNPSR commends Glen Canyon National Recreation Area for undertaking this planning effort and submits the following comments for your consideration . .
February 6, 2014
CNPSR Offers Scoping Comments to Grand Teton National Park for the Moose-Wilson Corridor Comprehensive Plan. The future of the Moose-Wilson corridor is a nationally significant issue. This corridor is one of the most sensitive resource areas of Grand Teton National Park, one of our iconic national parks.
NPS RETIREES: NEW GOV’T SHUTDOWN SURVEY GETS IT RIGHT – MOST AMERICANS WANT NATIONAL PARKS KEPT OPEN AND ADEQUATELY FUNDED Center for American Progress Research Supported by Coalition of National Park Service Retirees; Group Points to Strong Bipartisan Agreement on Key Questions WASHINGTON, D.C.///November 18, 2013///A new survey conducted by Hart Research Associates on behalf of the Center for American Progress (CAP) shows that
Join us in celebrating our tenth anniversary.
Our anniversary newsletter offers a summary of our work these last ten years. We invite you to join us as a member or donate as a supporter to help enable our work. Thank you.
CNPSR Congratulates Secretary Jewell on Significant Policy Speech The Coalition of National Park Service Retirees (CNPSR) congratulates Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell on her significant policy speech presented on October 31, at the National Press Club. CNPSR fully endorses the programs she outlined and her eloquent defense of the nation’s national parks, public lands and the overall work of the Department of
CNPSR Lauds New Privately Maintained NPS History Website For the historians in all of us, check out the new privately maintained National Park Service history and electronic library website. The site was created by Dr. Harry Butowsky, formerly NPS Historian and now CNPSR member. Randall Payne, a long time NPS volunteer, has also provided thousands of historical documents to the website. Congratulations to both for