Coalition members Rolf Diamant and Abby Miller describe how Vermont benefits greatly from the Land and Water Conservation Fund program and believe full and mandatory funding is vital for its
Coalition member and former Alaska NPS Regional Director Marcia Blaszak wrote in support of the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund as an essential tool for protecting America’s national parks
As superintendent at Fort Sumter and throughout my 35-year career with the National Park Service (NPS), I worked to protect and preserve our nation’s most treasured natural and cultural resources.
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
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.
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
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
Coalition Executive Council Member Bob Mackreth voices concern about proposed changes to the National Register in this op-ed that appears in National Parks Traveler. https://www.nationalparkstraveler.org/2019/04/op-ed-alarming-changes-proposed-federal-historic-preservation-rules
An op-ed from Coalition member Laura Rotegard in the Kitsap Sun. https://www.kitsapsun.com/story/opinion/columnists/2019/04/11/your-turn-trumps-interior-nominee-poses-threat-our-national-parks/3437425002/
An op-ed by Coalition member Steve Martin: http://www.tucsonsentinel.com/opinion/report/040419_interior_sec_op/why-david-bernhardt-unfit-serve-as-interior-secretary/
Coalition member Bill Wade wrote the following op-ed for the Arizona Daily Star: https://tucson.com/opinion/local/bill-wade-why-interior-secretary-nominee-bernhardt-is-bad-for/article_cfde9818-c750-50df-b2db-30c6589c1d53.html
Sarah Bransom is a native Coloradan and former National Park Service employee. She serves on the Executive Council for the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks. Read her op ed in
Mike Murray is a thirty-four-year veteran of the National Park Service and an Executive Council Member for the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks. Read his op ed about Mr.
Rebecca Harriett is the former Superintendent at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and an Executive Council Member for the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks. Read her op ed in
Many of our public lands are at risk if lawmakers don’t reinstate half-century-old deal. Click here to read commentary by Jon Jarvis, 18th director of the U.S. National Park Service,
Coalition member and former superintendent of Joshua Tree National Park Mark Butler submitted his Op-Ed to the Washington Post – Letters to the Editor.
Watch Phil Francis, Chairman of The Coalition to Protect Americas National Parks and former Great Smoky Mountains Superintendent explain why the park should be closed until shutdown ends.
In an op-ed published in National Parks Traveler, the Coalition calls for the NPS to reform the system it uses to educate its employees on how to work with fundraising partner
Coalition Chair, Phil Francis, penned an op-ed in The Hill discussing the urgency of LWCF reauthorization before expiration on September 30th. Click “Read More” to read the article.
Coalition member Dick Martin wrote an op-ed in the Bakersfield Californian about the necessity of reauthorizing LWCF. Click “Read More” to read the article.