9 of 12 members of National Park advisory board just quit in protest

The majority of the Park System Advisory board resigned, citing poor treatment by Trump Administration as their reason.

Nine of the 12 members of the National Park System Advisory Board resigned, suddenly, on Monday night. The board members…

The board, established in 1935, consists of “citizen advisors chartered by Congress to help the National Park Service care for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage.” The Advisory board is supposed to meet at least twice per year, in fact it is a requirement under the Historic Sites, Buildings and Antiquities Act that originally created the board, but no meetings have taken place since January, when Trump took office as President.

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