Blog Post Jennifer Errick Feb 9, 2012

Taking Care of America's Best Idea

"If you were forced to find savings in your personal budget, you would not make cuts across the board. You would not tell your bank that you are reducing your mortgage payment, you would not stop packing lunch for your children, nor would you let your roof continue to leak. You would be more strategic."

National parks are among the most popular federal benefits and services the American people enjoy and they don’t cost us much in the grand scheme of things. Read NPCA President Tom Kiernan’s recent article in the Huffington Post on why Congress should find better ways to balance the budget than to allow an across-the-board cut to take effect next January that could devastate National Park Service resources.

Read the article, “Taking Care of America’s Best Idea,” on the Huffington Post website.

About the author

  • Jennifer Errick Managing Editor of Online Communications

    Jennifer co-produces NPCA's podcast, The Secret Lives of Parks, and writes and edits a wide variety of online content. She has won multiple awards for her audio storytelling.