Should Washita seek out a sister park? If so, where and with whom? Last month, Glacier National Park in Montana and Killarney National Park in Ireland signed an agreement to become “sister parks”. The arrangement furthers international cooperation between the two countries and facilitates collaboration related to the management of these cherished, protected places. Both parks have common issues including heavy visitation, controlling exotic and invasive species, outreach with local communities, and ecological monitoring. The parks will share best practices through the exchange of technical and professional knowledge, data, technology, training, and possible site visits. The agreement lasts for five…

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