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Cape Cod National Seashore Ranger Programs Aim To Get You On The Water

Cape Cod National Seashore’s location makes it ideal for exploring diverse natural resources and habitats through water and beach-based recreational activities. In July and August park rangers are ready to take you for guided canoe and kayak trips, surfcasting lessons, snorkel tours, beach yoga, and salt marsh explorations.

EPA Revives Possibility Of Massive Mine Near Lake Clark National Park And Preserve

As expected, the Trump administration is proposing that a company that wants to sink a massive copper, gold, and molybdenum mine not far from Lake Clark National Park and Preserve and near the headwaters of Bristol Bay in Alaska be allowed to apply for the necessary permits.

Interior Secretary Says Comments Will Help Form His Recommendations On National Monuments

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Tuesday that the more than 1 million comments received on the fate of 27 national monuments will play a role in his recommendations to President Trump on whether the monuments should be revised in size, abolished, or left as is.

Analysis Of Comments Points To Overwhelming Support For National Monuments

A statistical analysis of comments made on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's charge to review national monuments to determine if some are too big or shouldn't be monuments indicates that 98 percent of the comments are in support of leaving the monuments as they are, or even enlarging them.

Night Sky Festival Returning To Santa Monica Mountains NRA, Will Include New Junior Ranger Patch

With the new moon coming on July 22, the Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower nearing its peak, and the total solar eclipse the next month, the National Park Service is excited to present its annual summer Night Sky Festival in the Santa Monica Mountains on that date.

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