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Shuttle System In Place At Point Reyes National Seashore For Elephant Seals, Migrating Whales

Point Reyes National Seashore Superintendent Cicely Muldoon says the 20th year of shuttle bus transportation will begin Saturday, December 30, and running through late March 2018 for visitors hoping to catch glimpses of migrating gray whales or elephant seals lounging on the beaches.
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Students Track Pollinators And Water Quality At Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Whether it’s surveying bees and butterflies or collecting river samples, national park rangers can always use an extra pair of hands. At Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Ohio, youths with Mosaics in Science and the American Conservation Experience helped park biologists this summer with multiple science programs.
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National Park Service Will Offer Buyouts To ‘A Number Of Employees’

Already burdened by chronic staff shortages, low morale, an $11.3 billion maintenance backlog, and claims of disloyalty by the Interior secretary, the National Park Service will soon ask “a number of employees” to accept voluntary early retirement, according to a memo obtained by the Traveler.
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National Park Service Accepting Proposals For The Save America’s Treasures Grant Program

The National Park Service, in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Humanities, is now accepting applications for $5 million in matching grants to support the preservation of nationally significant historic properties and collections through the Save America’s Treasures program.
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