Category: National Parks
Martin added that investigators “are likely to find accounts of women and men being publicly humiliated by the superintendent, intimidated in front of colleagues.
NPS officials spent taxpayer dollars on 78 projects that damaged over 200 sacred mounds without conducting any sort of impact analysis.
I absolutely oppose a monument. The government has already done harm by advertising our area.
Years of sacred- and ceremonial-ground desecration at the Effigy Mounds National Monument in northeast Iowa disgraced the National Park Service, as did a recently sentenced former park manager who stole ancient human remains and hid them in his garage for more than two decades.
“Again, your food and heat do not matter more than our children’s views. Flat out.”
This is more proof that federal ‘protection’ of lands, resources and natural treasures, protects nothing, and actually exposes them to destruction due to vast numbers of human visitors.
After decades of neglect, the Park Service has reported a backlog of $12 billion in deferred maintenance projects, and it shows.
The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) is working with the National Park Service (NPS) to implement “Landscape-level conservation,” which regards national parks as simply “hubs within larger, landscape-level conservation efforts.”
Those protective caveats include the input of an Advisory Board consisting of local interests, a promise that no buffer zones would be created threatening private property and development, and the promise that the Class II Air Standards would apply to the new park.