Tis the season when Halloween pumpkins becoming mingled with Santa Claus hats, companies backpedal so you’ll buy Christmas Schwag from them, and when we again complain about the time change.
- A victory for preserving our cultural resources. “House OKs protections near Chaco Culture National Historical Park in New Mexico.“
- Backcountry.com angers more than a few of its customers as it sues small companies, but not large ones, with the word “Backcountry” in it. And then makes a half-hearted apology.
- Another victory as congress votes to ban uranium mining near the Grand Canyon.
- Animals, too, seem confused over this whole time change thing!
- “As both the number of parks and visitation has swelled over the past decade, the number of full-time staff employed by National Park Service (NPS) has been in steep decline, falling by more than 3,500 or 16% since 2011, according to agency figures released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. These growing shortfalls compromise the ability of the parks to protect both their resources and the visiting public.”