What Role Should the Federal Government Play in Conservation?

US National Parks and National Monuments have long been a symbol of America’s beauty and greatness. The US government has taken large steps to preserve the natural landscape of the nation, even in times of opposition from state and local agencies. This deliberation explores the history of federal conservation and addresses the question: what exactly is the role of the federal government in regards to the conservation of land?

What Role Should the Federal Government Play in Conservation?