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The National Park Service’s Proposed Fee Increase

The service thus established shall promote and regulate the use of the Federal areas known as national parks, monuments, and reservations hereinafter specified by such means and measures as conform to the fundamental purposes of the said parks, monuments, and reservations, which purpose is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment … Continue reading The National Park Service’s Proposed Fee Increase

It Wasn’t What I Expected

It was my second time ever flying in a helicopter and I enjoyed it way more than I thought I would. What I wasn’t expecting was what was going to be there when I stepped out that door. I knew what we were doing, the Changing Tides team just anesthetized a collared bear for sampling and measurements and I was there to document it. I … Continue reading It Wasn’t What I Expected

I’m going to ALASKA and I’m kinda freaking out about it.

This summer I will not be returning to Fishing Bridge in Yellowstone, instead I will be catching a flight and heading to Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska. This is the first time I have ever visited Alaska and the first time I will be working in a park that is only accessible by boat or plane. Continue reading I’m going to ALASKA and I’m kinda freaking out about it.

“Our Crowded National Parks”

Yet another post on this topic. God bless the internet giving us the opportunity to share our opinions like there are people who care what we think. So here I begin again, sharing my opinion with you guys, the few people who actually do follow me and my craziness. I posted in the beginning of January a similar post, #FindYourPark and Treat It Well.  NPR … Continue reading “Our Crowded National Parks”