Horses or no horses? That’s the question the National Park Service is currently asking with regards to the wild livestock the runs the badlands of Teddy Roosevelt National Park. The reason the Park Service is asking: they’re not sure their mandate to preserve and conserve native ecosystems aligns with having horses in the park. But it’s not the first time we’ve wrestled with what’s appropriate for the park and honoring Teddy Roosevelts legacy. Patrick Springer writing for the Dickinson Press has more to inform the story that’s generating a lot of North Dakota conversations these days.