How long will it take our National Parks to recover?

We’ve all seen the photos. Cars lining roadsides and overflowing garbage cans. According to Diane Regas, president of the Trust for Public Land, and Jon Jarvis, the former National Park Service director, some restoration efforts to rebound from the shutdown could last weeks, months, or even generations! Some damages incurred could unfortunately be permanent.

Read more of the interview here: National Geographic. Perhaps now, more than ever, the National Park Service needs our help!  Register today for a Nature Corps volunteer outing and help us restore these natural treasures’ pristine beauty.