TITLE

THE LATEST

AUTHOR(S)
PETERSON, JODI
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
High Country News;10/31/2011, Vol. 43 Issue 18, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on several initiatives to save state parks in Western U.S. following state budget shortfalls, such as the initiative of the U.S. National Park Service to help three state parks in California to remain open by asking visitors' fees.
ACCESSION #
67370498

 

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