New Natl. Parks Chief Takes Scientific Approach

Jonathan Jarvis, named the head of the National Park Service last month, says that he'll work with the National Academy of Sciences to fight global warming, which he says is "the greatest challenge ever to face national parks."
November 9, 2009, 1pm PST | Tim Halbur
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The Christian Science Monitor reports that Jarvis makes his green sensibility apparent.

"During his career, Jarvis has backed removal of dams blocking salmon streams near Olympic National Park in Washington. He reduced development around Crater Lake National Park in Oregon to improve water quality. And he got into hot water recently with US Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D) of California for fighting a commercial oyster operation in a bay at Point Reyes National Seashore because he believed it would harm the marine ecosystem."

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Published on Sunday, October 25, 2009 in The Christian Science Monitor
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