Professor Patrick Gonzalez from the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management was in Washington D.C. on February 13 where he provided scientific findings to help shape national policy on climate change at a Congressional hearing.
The survey was designed by Jon Jarvis and executed by members of the Coalition to Protect America's National Parks.
Jon disucusses the reauthrization of the Land and Water Conservation Act.
San Francisco Chronicle publishes an article on Jon Jarvis' thoughts and concerns on the impact that the government shutdown had on National Parks.
Jonathan B. Jarvis testified at a special hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee
"Once the government reopens, Jarvis says park employees will be responsible for cleaning up the mess left by visitors, further delaying projects that have already been deferred. No news about any additional funding to assist in the clean-up has been announced."
“Each day there is going to be increased consequences,” said Jon Jarvis, former National Park Service director under President Obama, who helped make the decision to completely close the parks during a 16-day government closure in 2013.