The Maryland Park Service is eliminating several dozen park-unique social media accounts, consolidating its messaging on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram into single accounts, much to the chagrin of parkgoers who like and want park-specific information.
Word of the consolidation came on Twitter in postings that read:
“Happy New Year! As part of our resolution to streamline communications from Maryland State Parks, we are merging this account with @MDStateParks. Please be sure to follow that account today to keep up-to-date with events and news! This account will be closed on January 31.”
A memo to park staffers from Timothy Hamilton, the park service’s business...