The cost of public lands

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Bold Peak, Chugach State Park. Photo by Paxson Woelber

As Alaska looks forward to fiscal austerity due to low oil prices, our state park system is already burdened with a massive deferred maintenance problem. In some parks, facilities are wearing out and trails are growing over and returning to nature. This edition of Outdoor Explorer explores the funding of our state parks with a director and a former director to learn about the problem and the opportunities to keep our parks in good shape.

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HOST: Charles Wohlforth

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BROADCAST: Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. AKDT

REPEAT BROADCAST:  Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. AKDT

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