28 Jun '11, 4pm

Yesterday, NPCA released a decade-long study on the state of America's national parks. Findings are sobering: #sanp

Yesterday, NPCA released a decade-long study on the state of America's national parks. Findings are sobering: #sanp

The State of America’s National Parks is the culmination of ten years of research on the condition of natural and cultural resources within America’s national parks. The data for this report were gleaned from the Center’s research on 80 national parks. This research uncovered many examples of serious threats to park resources, including impacts from activities occurring on adjacent lands, concerns related to invasive non-native species, insufficient attention given to the stewardship of cultural resources, and a general lack of sufficient staff and funds to care for and interpret park resources. The Center’s work also documented notable National Park Service successes in protecting park resources, such as restoration projects throughout the park system, collaboration with other land managers, and deployment of teams of trained specialists to address resource management iss...

Full article: http://www.npca.org/cpr/sanp/

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