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Reader Participation Day: Are You Avoiding National Parks This Year?

So, have the stories of tremendous crowds at some national parks this summer convinced you to put off your national park adventure until next year? Or have you shied away from the iconic parks like Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Grand Canyon, and instead focused on small, less traveled units?
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Centennial Series | Reform, Don't Replace, The National Park Service

The centennial of the National Park Service (NPS) is inspiring an impressive amount of soul-searching about the agency and the lands for which it is responsible. This is timely and potentially beneficial. As many analysts as well as agency employees themselves have long argued, the NPS faces serious challenges that affect the preservation and management of these precious lands.
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Bipartisan Request To National Park Service: What Are You Doing About Sexual Harassment And Misconduct?

Concerned that the National Park Service is not taking adequate steps to root out sexual harassment and misconduct in the Service, members of Congress have asked National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis to provide three reports from more than a decade ago that looked into the problems so they can "understand NPS's response to sexual harassment and misconduct."
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National Park Service Leadership Team Explains Zero Tolerance Sexual Harassment Policy

Outlining steps that will be taken to root out sexual harassment across the National Park Service, the agency's leadership team has laid out its zero tolerance policy to employees, who will be anonymously surveyed this fall to determine how extensive the problem might be.
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UPDATED: Golden Gate National Recreation Area Superintendent To Take Grand Canyon National Park Helm

Christine Lehnertz, a long-time federal employee who currently is superintendent of Golden Gate National Recreation Area, has been chosen to take the helm at Grand Canyon National Park and work to help the park overcome a long-running chapter of sexual harassment.
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