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

Charles F. Sams III would be the first enrolled tribal member to lead the National Park Service

By: - October 20, 2021 5:30 am

The Valle Grande blanketed by snow in 2019 in the Valles Caldera National Preserve, a national park. (Photo by the 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.