Joshua Tree National Park will close to all visitors Thursday because of damage to the park during the partial government shutdown, now in its third week. Without rangers on hand, visitors created new roads by driving off pavement and defaced the park’s namesake Joshua trees, a park spokesman said...

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  • Did Visitors to Joshua Tree National Park Cut Down Trees During the Government Shutdown?
    According to National Parks Traveller, Smith also drew a clear connection between the significant cut in staff numbers during the shutdown and the ability of park staff to monitor visitor behavior and ...
    01/11/2019 - 3:18 am | View Link
  • Joshua Tree National Park to Close After Visitors Damage Signature Trees During Government Shutdown
    Joshua Tree National Park has been forced to close after visitors damaged its namesake trees during the partial government shutdown, park authorities announced Tuesday. The closure came as a result of ...
    01/9/2019 - 3:38 am | View Link
  • Joshua Tree National Park Will Close After Visitor Damage During Government Shutdown
    Joshua Tree National Park will be temporarily closed as of Thursday morning because of damage caused by visitors during the partial government shutdown. Park officials said few rangers are on hand to ...
    01/8/2019 - 10:48 pm | View Link
  • Joshua Tree National Park to close because Trump's shutdown led to damage
    Trump's government shutdown, now on day 17 and counting, has led to the closure of Joshua Tree National Park. The park announced today, Tuesday January 8, that it will temporarily close “effective 8 ...
    01/8/2019 - 10:28 am | View Link
  • Joshua Tree National Park to close due to shutdown-related damage
    Jan. 8 (UPI) --Joshua Tree National Park will temporarily close Thursday due to damage done during the partial government shutdown, the park said Tuesday. Visitor access will be cut off beginning at 8 ...
    01/8/2019 - 9:54 am | View Link
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  • Joshua Tree National Park enthusiasts lament shutdown impacts
    Joshua Tree National Park fans rally, decry impact from shutdown. Originally aimed at calling on the government to stop the shutdown, the event turned into a stock-taking of the ecological and ...
    03/17/2019 - 12:46 pm | View Website
  • Shutdown nightmare: Park bathrooms overflowing with human ...
    Government Shutdown, national parks - Shutdown nightmare: Park bathrooms overflowing with human waste, vandals causing damage, fighting over campsites - 13 WTHR Indianapolis - Government Shutdown, national parks
    03/10/2019 - 10:27 pm | View Website
  • Joshua Tree National Park Lost Out on $1 Million and ...
    Joshua Tree National Park Lost Out on $1 Million and Suffered Significant Damage as Result of Government Shutdown
    02/14/2019 - 6:18 am | View Website
  • National Park Service assesses damage to parks as threat ...
    The longest government shutdown in United States history took a toll on the country’s national parks in more ways than one. Whether it was physical damage inflicted by unruly guests, park ...
    02/7/2019 - 4:46 am | View Website
  • Government shutdown 2019: Joshua Tree National Park ...
    A former superintendent of Joshua Tree National Park warned that the damage of the government shutdown could last 200 to 300 years.; While most park employees were unable to work, visitors were ...
    02/1/2019 - 7:45 am | View Website
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