The Coalition to Secretary Jewell Regarding BLM Oil and Gas Leasing Near National Parks

For some time the CNPSR has tracked efforts by the Bureau of Land Management to move forward on a variety of oil and gas leasing projects near national park areas in Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah. We are concerned that a consequence of some of these projects will be serious harm to the resource values for which many of these parks were established.

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NATIONAL PARK ADVOCACY GROUP ADDS 1,000th MEMBER, CAPPING A DECADE OF ADVOCACY FOR “AMERICA’S CROWN JEWELS”

Ford Administration NPS Director Gary Everhardt Joins Coalition of National Park Service Retirees; Group Played Vital Role in 2013 Sequestration/Government Shutdown Battle.  WASHINGTON, D.C.///May 21, 2014///From its humble beginnings as a group of just three former National Park Service (NPS) employees speaking out in 2003 against proposed cuts to national park budgets to a major advocacy organization representing a collective 30,000 years of NPS

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The Coalition Concerns About Language In Draft Legislation to Designate Colorado National Monument as National Park

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.

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The Coalition Guest Shot Jackson Hole News & Guide 1.15.14

Park’s Duty To Protect Wilson Corridor I am writing on behalf of the Coalition of National Park Service Retirees (CNPSR) which represents nearly 1000 members who collectively have some 30,000 years of national park management experience. The Coalition has been closely following the progress towards development of a comprehensive management plan for the Moose-Wilson corridor which will look holistically at the future management of

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New Survey Shows Importance of National Parks to Americans

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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