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For the national parks, love isn't enough

The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Monday, Oct. 30:

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Americans love their national parks. Last year, these lands attracted 331 million people - a record number and an increase of 7.7 percent over 2015. But that love is a mixed blessing for the parks.

Visitors expect to be provided with roads,

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