May 29, 2019 Honorable Lisa Murkowski Chairman Committee on Energy and Natural Resources U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Madam Chairman: We, the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks, write this letter in support of Rob Wallace for the position of Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Fish and Wildlife and Parks. The Coalition
Executive Council member Sarah Bransom submitted this letter to the Editor of the Steamboat Pilot & Today in Northwest Colorado. Sarah Bransom: Tipton should support Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act News | May 16, 2019 I was pleased to read Congressman Scott Tipton’s op-ed about celebrating National Park Week. He wrote that he has
Former National Park Service Superintendents and current Nevada residents Mark Butler and Alan O’Neill submitted the following Op-Ed to the Reno Gazette-Journal about potential threats to Nevada national park lands. AB30 THREATENS NEVADA’S NATIONAL PARK AND PUBLIC LANDS Pipeline projects across the nation threaten our public lands and natural resources. Unfortunately, Nevada is not immune
Coalition member Scot McElveen submitted this Op-ed calling for Senator Gardner to provide real oversight of the Interior Department so that Secretary David Bernhardt’s former clients and special interests are not put ahead of protecting our nation’s public lands. Read Scott’s Op-ed here.
Coalition executive council member Mike Murray, a Maine resident explains what the president’s cutbacks would do. Click here to learn more.
Statement on the House Appropriations Committee draft fiscal year 2020 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies funding bill Release Date: 5/15/19 “We pleased to see that this draft funding bill proposes $3.39 billion for the National Park Service, which is $168 million above the fiscal year 2019 enacted level and $649 million above President Trump’s appalling
LWCF has a huge impact in communities and states across the country. Read Coalition Executive Council member Mike Murray’s oped in the Portland Press Herald on the importance of LWCF in his home state of Maine. https://www.pressherald.com/2019/05/15/commentary-program-that-protects-americas-outdoor-places-deserves-full-federal-funding/
May 14, 2019 Dear Chairman Murkowski and Ranking Member Udall: As organizations dedicated to the protection and preservation of the historic and cultural resources of our nation including but not limited to World Heritage Sites, we write in support of the United States’ engagement in the World Heritage Program. We urge you to appropriate $1.926
Statement of Philip A. Francis, Jr. Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations United States Senate FY 2020 Budget for the National Park Service May 13, 2019 Sen. Murkowski, Sen. Udall, and members of the subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to submit testimony on behalf