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.
LTE Sun-Sentinel (FL): Protecting Florida’s national parks means, first, facing climate threats
Everglades National Park and the 10 other units of the National Park System in Florida are in grave jeopardy due to the ongoing impacts of climate change. Click “Read More” to see Executive Council member Dick Ring’s letter to the editor of the Broward County-based Sun-Sentinel.
Wyoming Should Halt Plans for Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Hunt
While lawsuits challenge the removal of Yellowstone grizzly bears from protection under the Endangered Species Act, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) has proposed a recreational hunt near Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks that could kill as many as 24 of the iconic species during the fall 2018 hunting season. Click “Read More” to see the Coalition’s comments to WGFD opposing the hunt.
NPCA Blog Post: What We Stand to Lose at Glacier National Park
A recent blog post about how climate change is impacting parks features long-time Glacier employee and current Coalition member Jack Potter. Click “Read More” to see the blog post.