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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

Back On the Green Table

I’ve been back in uniform and at Mesa Verde for over a month now and it still doesn’t feel like things are slowing down. I had a few days of training and then we were all right back at it! Memorial Day came and went so fast it was hard to keep track of it. Boy, was the park busy that weekend! I was out … Continue reading Back On the Green Table

An Open Letter to the Secretary of the Interior

Originally posted on Thoughts of a Civil War Nut:
AThis open letter was sent the traditional way, through the mail, to the Secretary of Department of the Interior Ryan Zinke at the main office in Washington D.C. It’s been two weeks since I sent this letter and I am ready to finally share it. Dear Secretary Zinke, As a historian at heart, I wanted to… Continue reading An Open Letter to the Secretary of the Interior