Yes Or No? Drones In National Parks
The photos are stunning…Birds’ eye views of spectacular nature-scapes spread out below in ways that we might not otherwise have a chance to appreciate. They’re the product of cameras mounted on drones. They seem to be everywhere and the photos are fabulous, but is it a problem that we now have drones in National Parks?
Take a look at the link above to a Guardian article which discusses drone—and other—technologies in our National Parks.
What’s not to like?
It’s doubtful anyone would object to officials launching drones to manage forest fires or for search and rescue missions.
But should drones be allowed for recreational use in the National Parks?
Do we really want an overhead buzz in our treasured and remote places? Or are drones simply a 21st century extension of visitor space and something we need to adapt to?
Drones in National Parks?
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