Op-Ed Protect Our Parks: Invest in Infrastructure, Don't Limit Public Access
April 20, 2022
National Park Week begins Saturday, April 16th, a timely reminder to get outdoors and appreciate the beauty that God bestowed upon our country and in particular, Montana. Our National Parks system has been hailed as America’s “best idea” and it’s easy to see why when you ascend Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier, or experience the power of Old Faithful in Yellowstone.
Theodore Roosevelt’s vision of our National Parks, as inscribed in stone on the gate of Yellowstone, was “For the benefit and enjoyment of the people.” Washington, DC must keep this front of mind.
Our parks are s...