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Comments Sought On Proposed Shower And Accessibility Improvements To Historic Comfort Stations In Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park in Montana is conducting public scoping for a proposal to remove and replace one comfort station (currently used for storage) and improve three other comfort stations in the Apgar Campground, including adding a shower.
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Trump Administration Cracks Regulatory Window For Pebble Mine Near Lake Clark National Park

Unconvinced that copper, gold, and molybdenum can't be mined safely not far from Lake Clark National Park and Preserve in Alaska and within the watershed of Bristol Bay, the Trump administration has opened the regulatory window for Northern Dynasty Minerals to apply for the necessary permits.
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Work On Boulder Creek Trail Begins Monday; No Access On Olympic Hot Springs Road Above Glines Canyon Overlook

Olympic National Park crews on Monday will start work on Boulder Creek Trail, which begins at the end of the Olympic Hot Springs Road in the Elwha Valley. For visitor and employee safety, there will be no access above the Glines Canyon Overlook on Olympic Hot Springs Road beginning Monday, May 15, until later this summer.
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National Park Service Recovery Team To Open Some Areas Of Ozark Riverways

After more than a week of hard work cleaning and repairing areas in the park, Ozark National Scenic Riverways will open some land-based areas for day use beginning Saturday. Park staff and the Midwest Region Incident Management Team have been working to assess conditions and identify areas that are safe to open as we continue to address the large tasks ahead.
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Join Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens To Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day

As a sign of the Anacostia River’s improving health, more birds are returning to feed and nest, and the natural green space of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington, D.C., is an important stopover on their migration routes. Come experience and celebrate the park’s first International Migratory Bird Day on Saturday from 7 a.m.- 2 p.m.
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