Advocating for the protection of our national parks and programs is at the heart of the Coalition’s work. We provide knowledgeable and comprehensive analysis of the issues facing the park system through issue papers, comments, editorials and face-to-face meetings. Our most recent efforts are listed below.
Success Story: Amid Public Outcry, Zinke Extends Every Kid in a Park Program
In response to reports that the Interior Secretary planned to end the popular “Every Kid in a Park” program, the Coalition joined over two dozen other groups in speaking out in support of the program. Click “Read More” to learn about this issue.
Coalition Issues Statement following Superintendent Wenk’s Retirement Announcement
The Coalition Chair, Phil Francis, issued comments on Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk’s retirement, which came after Wenk was notified of his reassignment to the National Capital Region. Click “Read More” to see Phil quoted in the Huffington Post and The Guardian.
Coalition Opposes Legislation to Allow Bikes in Wilderness
The Coalition has joined 150 other organizations in writing Congress to oppose S. 2877 and H.R. 1349, bills that would amend the Wilderness Act to allow the use of mountain bikes in designated Wilderness. Click “Read More” to see the joint letter.