Interior secretary pledges support for national parks
August 21, 2021
POWELL — While some dignitaries drop into Yellowstone National Park by helicopter, new Secretary of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland wound up being escorted by bison on her drive in, experiencing the park in the same way as most tourists.
Before hocking the Biden administration’s infrastructure bill and pledging funding for the National Park Service, Haaland also jumped in a kayak for a spin on Yellowstone Lake, toured improvements and witnessed the ravages of drought and fire.
Wearing a pair of sneakers as she hiked along the North Rim of Upper Falls along the Yellowstone River, it...