While Visits To Public Lands Soar, Funds To Maintain Shrink — Natural History Wanderings

NPR reports Across the western U.S., towns surrounded by public lands are facing an increasing bind: They’re seeing a huge surge in visitors coming to play in the forests and mountains surrounding them, which is leading to an economic boom. But, at the same time, federal funding to manage these lands has been drying up. A […]

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