Zinke stresses need for projects catch-up at national parks
May 23, 2018
MEDORA, N.D. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke reiterated his support for addressing a maintenance backlog at national parks during a visit Tuesday to the one named for a U.S. president known for championing conservation.
Zinke toured the Peaceful Valley Ranch at Theodore Roosevelt National Park, a former dude ranch that is on the National Register of Historic Places but in disrepair and in the midst of a $4.3 million rehabilitation project. Zinke said it exemplifies the types of projects needed at parks nationwide.
"We want to make sure that we focus on rebuilding our parks," Zin...