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National Parks Traveler Podcast

Oct 24, 2021

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee questioned Mr. Sams this past week during his confirmation hearing. He’s an interesting nominee. He’s from outside the National Park Service, and if confirmed he would be the first Native American director of the Park Service.

Discussing his nomination are Phil Francis of the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks, and Kristen Brengel of the National Parks Conservation Association.