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.
CPANP Statement on Trump’s FY 19 Budget and Infrastructure Plan
CPANP released a statement in response to Trump’s FY 19 Budget proposal and his infrastructure plan. Click “Read More” to see the statement in full.
Casper Star Tribune: Wyoming Should Halt Its Plans for a Grizzly Bear Hunt
While the disputed delisting of the Greater Yellowstone grizzly bear is the subject of ongoing lawsuits, the State of Wyoming is charging ahead with plans for a grizzly bear hunt, just months after the iconic bears were removed from the protections of the Endangered Species Act. Click “Read More” to see Coalition member Joan Anselmo’s op-ed in the Casper (WY) Star Tribune.
Interior Department’s Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing Plan is Irresponsible
Despite hard lessons learned from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) proposes to open 98% of the Outer Continental Shelf to oil and gas exploration and development. Click “Read More” to see the Coalition’s comments on the proposed leasing program.