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Public Lands Watch: National Park Fee Increases

On October 24, the National Park Service published a proposal to hike entrance fees in 17 of the most popular parks—including Yellowstone, Yosemite, and the Grand Canyon—during peak visitation seasons. The per-vehicle fee during peak season would rise to $70 from the current range of $25 to $30. The plan would also raise the per-person […]

Hopi tribe's chairman disappointed over canyon mining plan

The chairman on the Hopi tribe says he's profoundly disappointed about a federal recommendation to lift the 20-year ban on uranium mining on public land outside Grand Canyon National Park. … Click to Continue »

Trump administration wants to end uranium mining ban near the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is one of America's most beloved national parks, attracting over four million visitors annually — but President Donald Trump's administration doesn't seem to care about that. The United States Department of Agriculture...Show More Summary

US moves to end ban on new uranium mining near Grand Canyon

U.S. officials said Wednesday that they have proposed ending the Obama administration's ban on new uranium mining leases on public land outside Grand Canyon National Park. The Forest Service proposed … Click to Continue »

U.S. Agriculture Department proposes lifting mining ban near Grand Canyon

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday proposed lifting a mining ban on land near Grand Canyon National Park as part of the Trump administration's broader effort to sweep away regulations impeding development.

The Interior Department Proposes Huge Hike in National Park Entry Fees

Driving a car into the Grand Canyon and 15 other parks would cost $70 under this plan.

Democrats condemn proposed fee hikes at national parks

Democratic senators are harshly criticizing a National Park Service plan to impose steep increases in entrance fees at 17 of its most popular parks, including the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone … Click to Continue »

Actually, Raising the Entry Fee for Some National Parks Is a Fine Idea

On Tuesday, the National Park Service proposed a price hike, more than doubling entrance fees during peak seasons for some of its most popular parks, including the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and Yosemite. During five-month stretches for 17 headliner destinations, weekly entrance fees for each car would jump from $25–$30 to $70. Show More Summary

Entrance Fees to Grand Canyon and 16 Other Parks May Double

If you’re planning a trip to a National Park next year, you might want to consider going in the off season or buying an annual pass. The National Park Service is proposing a peak season entrance fee increase in 2018 to cover the costs of badly needed maintenance and infrastructure improvements. Only 17 parks would be […]

National Park Service proposes steep fee hike at popular parks

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Visitors to the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone, Zion and other national parks would be charged $70 per vehicle, up from the current $30.        

Yosemite vehicle fees could go up to $70 under proposed national parks plan

Visitors to the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone, Zion and other national parks would be charged $70 per vehicle, up from the current fee of $30 for a weekly pass. At others, the hike is nearly triple, from $25 to $70.

Secretary Zinke Outlines Action Plan to Combat Harassment and Discrimination

2 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

Survey finds 38% of NPS employees harassed, discriminated against GRAND CANYON, AZ– Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Acting Director of the National Park Service Mike Reynolds announced an immediate action plan to...Show More Summary

Wanted: Volunteer shooters to thin Grand Canyon bison herd (Update)

The National Park Service plans to thin a herd of bison in the Grand Canyon through roundups and by seeking volunteers who are physically fit and proficient with a gun to kill the animals that increasingly are damaging park resource...

The Early Master Plans for National Parks Are Almost as Beautiful as the Parks Themselves

In the beginning, there was Yellowstone: more than 2,000,000 acres of mountains, fields, forests, geysers, and rivers, a place of such commanding beauty that, according to an early account describing the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone,...Show More Summary

The 10 best National Parks to visit in fall

Fewer crowds and stunning foliage make for an epic trip For most of the 58 National Parks in the United States, summer is high season. Tourists from around the world come to see the Grand Canyon, hike Rocky Mountain National Park, or watch a geyser explode in Yellowstone. Show More Summary

Get Free Admission to National Parks Friday, August 25

To celebrate their 101th Birthday, on Friday, August 25 the National Park Service is waiving the entrance fees to the 117 parks that charge admission, including Denali National Park & Preserve in Alaska, Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, Crater Lake in Oregon, and Haleakal? National Park  in Hawaii. Show More Summary

Trump's decision to allow plastic bottle sales in national parks slammed

Grand Canyon national park: selling bottled water will be allowed there again. The Trump administration’s decision to reverse a ban on the sale of plastic water bottles in some of America’s most famous national parks, such as the Grand Canyon shows “the corporate agenda is king and people and the environment are left behind”, campaigners have said. Show More Summary

White House kills ban on bottled water at National Parks

The Trump administration has put the kibosh on a six-year-old ban on selling bottled water at some national parks. The National Park Service announced on Wednesday that, effectively immediately, parks like the Grand Canyon will no longer be able to block the sale of plastic water bottles in a bid to reduce litter. Show More Summary

National Park Service ends ban on disposable water bottles

4 months agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

PHOENIX (AP) — The federal government announced Wednesday it will eliminate a policy that allowed national parks like the Grand Canyon to ban the sale of bottled water in an effort to curb litter.

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