Thursday, November 15, 2012

Budget Cuts Affect State Parks

State parks that survived closure due to statewide budget cuts in 2010 are in danger again of being shut down. Volunteer efforts were previously enough to maintain the parks, but park officials now say they'll need more than $15 million to keep the parks open.

Cronkite News reporter Corbin Carson has the story.

State parks face familiar danger of being shut down from Cronkite News on Vimeo.

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  1. The U.S. National Park Service is among agencies hit by the federal sequestration. The across-the-board budget cuts are clipping national park funding, and Saguaro National Park is no exception. Via Arizona Illustrated: Tough Times for National Parks