How Long Will the Parks Last?
How "healthy" are our national parks? Of course, the answer depends from your perspective. While the current administration believes all is well across the national park system, there are quite a few folks out there who would disagree.
Mike Day is one of them. A political science major at the University of Florida, once a week Day speaks his mind on a wide range of issues. This week he took aim on how the national park system is being managed and voiced his concern that public lands in general and parks specifically are being seriously threatened by the current administration.
"I won't need heart surgery anytime soon, but I'm touring the parks because I fear that the wilderness will, and I don't care for its surgeon. I figure I'd better see Old Faithful while she still has a pulse," he writes.
You can read his entire essay here.