National parks nominee pledges to ramp up workforce, improve staff morale

If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Charles F. Sams III would be the first confirmed head of the National Park Service since 2017

By: - October 19, 2021 10:02 am
Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park in South Dakota is one of more than 400 parks overseen by the National Park Service in the U.S. (David Restivo/National Park Service)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter in the States Newsroom Washington bureau. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues as well as climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.