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Etiquette for Plein Air Painting Groups

How many painters can you find? Overcrowding at National Parks? Aren't some of them, well, vast? Lately, there's been a lot of buzz about this topic. Zion National Park recently made it into the headlines as considering the idea of requiring reservations for entry into the park. (You can read an article on this here.) The headlines had me wondering what part plein air painters, especially groups of them, play in this.
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