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Jon Jarvis

'Deeds Not Words'

Bobbie Brinegar | Posted 04.13.2016 | Politics
Bobbie Brinegar

As we celebrate today's monument designation, we remain hopeful for more "deeds" that recognize the contribution of women and move them towards full equality and participation in society.

The End of Agriculture at Point Reyes National Seashore: The Jarvis Playbook

Corey S. Goodman | Posted 03.15.2016 | Politics
Corey S. Goodman

Unfortunately, this is not the first time that the National Park Service, in collaboration with activist environmentalists, has reneged on the original deal made by Congress to maintain the historic agriculture on parklands as a condition for the government acquiring these lands.

For Parks Service, Yosemite Re-naming Is Latest Shock In 100th Birthday Year

Sara Warner | Posted 03.04.2016 | Politics
Sara Warner

The NPS is now changing the names of iconic Yosemite National Park properties as part of a high-profile civil lawsuit. Shockingly, the Park Service does not even control the trademark for many of the park names - maybe even the name of the park.

Kate Sheppard

Government Shutdown Cost Communities Near National Parks $414 Million

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Last October's 16-day government shutdown cut the number of visitors to national parks by nearly 7.9 million, according to a report issu...

Should Parks Ban Bottled Water?

The Huffington Post | Sarah H. Lee | Posted 02.02.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Parks are fun! And pretty. It's no secret, though, that our grassy,...