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Smoke Does Little To Scare Off Campers On Public Lands, Report Suggests

 Paddlers on Lake McDonald under a Smoky in Glacier National Park.
Glacier National Park
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Paddlers on Lake McDonald under a Smoky in Glacier National Park.

It found that average occupancy rates at campgrounds in the West dropped by 1.3 percentage points when smoke was bad—driving concerns about public health.

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Maggie Mullen is a fifth generation Wyomingite, born and raised in Casper. She is currently a Masters candidate in American Studies and will defend her thesis on female body hair in contemporary American culture this May. Before graduate school, she earned her BA in English and French from the University of Wyoming. Maggie enjoys writing, cooking, her bicycle, swimming in rivers and lakes, and most any dog.