Western Values Project

Visitors flock to National Parks after Trump waives fees. Is that safe?

BY: - March 24, 2020

Visitors at Arizona’s Saguaro National Park overflowed parking lots last week and pulled their vehicles off road, destroying vegetation. Park managers issued a plea on Facebook, asking visitors to change their hiking plans based on availability.

U.S. Department of Interior disbands committee aimed at privatization of public lands

BY: - November 25, 2019

The Trump administration this month abruptly ended work by the so-called “Made in America” Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee that aimed to privatize some aspects of the nation’s public lands.