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Department of the Interior

Use Volunteers for National Park Service

Use volunteers for the NPS. Following the lead of state governments that are strapped for cash , many are using a volunteer base to clean, maintain, guide, and take fees from visitors, while allowing the park ranger to be the ultimate manager in charge. In exchange for cleaning, toll taking, and maintenance, volunteers could live at campsites to provide these services for our National Parks.

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Department of the Interior

Digitized & Downloadable Federal Park Maps

The National Park Service currently pays millions of dollars to print park maps for visitors. Ironically, they just fall apart after being used. They are also cumbersome to keep safely stored and away from the weather. My suggestion is for the National Park Service to offer visitors the option of downloading park maps onto their phones/pc in advance of their trip, or when they enter the park. Since most phones now... more »

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