A Republican senator is drawing attention to what he considers the “unnecessary, wasteful and duplicative programs” inside the Department of the Interior as officials warn that the country’s national parks could suffer because of the automatic budget cuts hitting the federal government.

In order to keep the country’s national parks open as the federal departments grapple with so-called sequestration, Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn is suggesting the department do away with things like a planned program to count sheep with unmanned aerial drones.