Crosshairs on Yellowstone!
On PBS.org website, the much acclaimed series, "The National Parks: America's Best Idea", is nonetheless a story of people: people from every conceivable background – rich and poor; famous and unknown; soldiers and scientists; natives and newcomers; idealists, artists and entrepreneurs; people who were willing to devote themselves to saving some precious portion of the land they loved, and in doing so reminded their fellow citizens of the full meaning of democracy. (from: http://www.pbs.org/nationalparks/ )
Today, we find the scenario far from being democratic. Instead, we are finding...
Decaying Management In America’s National Park System-
"All of us know the Park has been endlessly threatened by interests both local and national. Even as I write the Montana legislature is expressing a kind of hatred toward the Park more typical of the 1890s. Not all threats are external, however..."