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Editorial: For the national parks, love isn't enough

By the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board:

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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, bridges, trails, restrooms, campgrounds, water

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