NP advocates anxious about broad outlines of Trump budget

With his frequent pronouncements about the beauty and value of national parks, and his admiration for how Theodore Roosevelt approached conservation, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in the coming weeks will have the opportunity to put actions to his words as details of the president's fiscal 2018 budget proposal materialize.

Conservation and environmental groups sensed about the worst outcome for public lands in general and the National Park Service and its 417 units specifically after scouring the budget proposal Thursday morning.

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