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New National Park System Advisory Board heavy on businesspeople, GOP supporters

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has resurrected a federally chartered board that advises the National Park Service with his own appointees, nearly a year after most of its former members resigned in frustration.


The newly reconstituted National Park System Advisory Board — composed largely of current or retired business executives — was set to meet for the first time Wednesday in Washington. The Interior Department postponed the session, however, because the federal government observed a national day of mourning out of respect for former president George H.W. Bush.


https://www.washingtonpost.com/energy-environment/2018/12/06/trump-administration-swaps-academics-businessmen-national-park-service-advisory-panel/

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