The proposal comes not long after many of the parks that charge entrance fees raised them. The rationale is the same — to address a backlog of maintenance and infrastructure.
The Boulder nonprofit Leave No Trace is partnering with the state to spread its message to tourists.
Secretary Zinke has mentioned public-private partnerships for campgrounds multiple times, including with reporters and at a Recreational Vehicle Industry Association meeting.
Park rangers have happened upon several instances of vandalism and graffiti.
In Rocky Mountain National Park, $200,000 matched by $200,000 from the Rocky Mountain Conservancy will go to trail maintenance.
Let's face it: there's often a gap between what the pros shoot and what the rest of us come away with at Rocky Mountain National Park.
The attraction expects to see 3-4 million visitors to the park this year. On a busy day, it can take about two hours to drive from one side of the park to another.
Spending was up by about 8 percent and visits rose by 5.5 percent over 2015, a new report says.
The new piece is part of a program the orchestra will perform in Boulder and again in Washington, D.C.