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  • 'By and large, they're heroes'

    Death Valley Park Superintendent Dick Martin says the park rangers are heroes.

  • 'Humans aren't that bad'

    Local resident Jim Macey believes park status has actually harmed Death Valley.

  • 'I'm really embarrassed'

    Local resident Kathy Goss is disillusioned by the way environmentalists pushed the Desert Protection Act.

  • 'It didn't need to be saved'

    Longtime Death Valley resident Janice Allen believes the area is not helped by its designation as a national park.

  • 'The more protection we have, the better'

    Death Valley environmental specialist Dick Anderson defends the Desert Protection Act as necessary to save wild lands.

  • 'They're just too rigid'

    Longtime park volunteer Reuben Scolnik says the park officials are good people but too rigid.

  • 'We were created to serve all'

    Chief ranger Scot McElveen says local people should not receive preference in a natural resource owned equally by all citizens.

  • 'Which parks aren't relevant to black history?'

    'Which parks aren't relevant to black history?'

    A black former park ranger talks about diversity on public lands.

  • A bitter rancher and a failed compromise

    Nevada's Great Basin National Park was founded on an uneasy compromise between grazing and preservation.

  • A conflict of values

    A conflict of values

    Michael J. Yochim writes the primer on the Yellowstone snowmobile conflict in his admirably balanced Yellowstone and the Snowmobile: Locking Horns over National Park Use.

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