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 … Continue reading The National Park Service’s Proposed Fee Increase

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 write to you the old fashioned way–with a handwritten letter. I feel it conveys emotion more efficiently than staring at a computer screen. An email doesn’t give you a true understanding of the person’s character… Continue reading An Open Letter to the Secretary of the Interior