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
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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 Randall Payne, a long time NPS volunteer, has also provided thousands of historical documents to the website.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
NPS RETIREES: DOCTOR COBURN’S “CURE” FOR U.S. NATIONAL PARKS WOULD BE WORSE THAN WHAT ALREADY AILS THEM CNPSR Outlines Concerns with Oklahoma Senator’s Ill-Conceived Prescriptions for America’s Crown Jewels: Higher Costs for Visitors, Slashing Park Services, and Rolling Back Diversity in Sites. Washington, D.C. – October 29, 2013 – The Coalition of National Park Service Retirees (CNPSR) issued the following statement today in response
On October 22, the National Park Service released its final rule to guide winter use in Yellowstone National Park, and the rule was published in the Federal Register on October 23 (78 Fed. Reg. 63,069). The Coalition, which has been very engaged with this issue over many years, supports the new rule as a reasonable approach to minimize impacts on the park’s resources
NPS RETIREES: AS OF DAY 10 OF GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN, 7 MILLION VISITORS SHUT OUT OF NATIONAL PARKS, $750 MILLION IN VISITOR SPENDING LOST Impacts Listed for 12 National Parks in AZ, CA, CO, FL, ID, ME, MA, MT, NC, OH, PA, SD, UT, and WY. Washington, D.C. – October 10, 2013 – As the 10th day of the government shutdown looms, more than seven
Park Service Retirees CONDEMN LOOMING Shutdown OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT; PARK Visitors AT RISK NPS “Non-essential” Status Insulting to Employees who Fight Wildfires, Protect Borders, Respond to Terrorist Threats, Rescue Hikers and Respond to Natural Disasters WASHINGTON, D.C.///September 30, 2013///The Coalition of National Park Service Retirees (CNPSR) deplores Congress for the partisan politics currently risking a government shutdown, and jeopardizing the livelihood of nearly one