The National Park Service has dispatched teams of responders to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. But, at the same time, the National Park Service is nearly 100 years old, and is already looking ahead to the next century. We talked about both issues with Jon Jarvis, the Director of the National Park Service. In part two of our interview, Director Jarvis explains the Park Service’s mission over the next hundred years, and what their biggest challenge will be.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-9 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.