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Former Interior Officials And Staff Challenge Interior's Interpretation Of Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Calling the Interior Department's new stance on takings under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act a "contrived legal standard" and "contrary to the long-standing interpretation by every administration since at least the 1970s," a group of 17 former Interior officials and staff has asked Secretary Ryan Zinke to suspend it.
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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 Parks Traveler's Essential Park Guide