Updated: National Park Service Says Looming Sequestration Will Impact Visitors, Shorten Hours Of Operations In Park System

Repanshek, Kurt
January 2013
National Parks Traveler;1/31/2013, p1
The article focuses of failure of the U.S. Congress and the White House to avert a budget sequestration by March 1, 2013 that will force the National Park Service to reduce visitor service and shorten hours of operation. It informs that the Yellowstone National Park been asked to make a cut of 1.75 million dollars from its fiscal year 2013 budget. It mentions that system-wide planning exercise is aimed at cutting 5 percent from the Park Service current budget. It also mentions budget deductions from other national parks including 1 million dollars from Grand Canyon National Park, 689,000 dollars from Denali National Park, and 1.un4 million dollars from Yosemite National Park.


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