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A Utah-based philanthropic organization is providing $1 million to rebuild the Middle Emerald Pools Trail at Zion National Park and help up to 20,000 school children visit one of the national parks located in Utah.
The popular String Lake area of Grand Teton National Park has experienced extremely high visitation levels in recent weeks and the trend is expected to continue. String Lake, located north of Jenny Lake, is easily accessible, hosts a scenic lakeshore and provides water recreation, hiking and picnic opportunities.
One of the most important historical houses in downtown Vicksburg, Mississippi, is getting some much-needed repairs. Historic preservation efforts are underway at Pemberton’s Headquarters to prevent further deterioration of the historic building.
Despite the National Park Service's pledge to take a zero tolerance approach to sexual harassment incidents, a park superintendent accused of inappropriate behavior against a female employee was transferred to a larger park and given a cash bonus, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.
To understand America, one needs to go no further than the closest national park. National parks commemorate the people, places, and events that have shaped the American experience. These national treasures serve as tangible reminders of what it means to be made in America.
From Andersonville National Historic Site and Federal Hall National Memorial to War in the Pacific National Historical Park, more than 40 units of the National Park System have received more than $50 million in funding to address maintenance and infrastructure needs.

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