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72-Year-Old Tractor Rich In Homesteading History Coming To Homestead National Monument Of America

A 72-year-old tractor that long has been parked on an Alaskan riverbank along the last tract of land obtained via a homestead patent issued under the Homestead Act of 1862 is being airlifted to Nebraska, where it will be cleaned up and exhibited at Homestead National Monument of America.
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Op-Ed | A Monumental Task!

Over the years, in visits to national monuments, this question seldom occurred to me. Walking the lava at Craters of the Moon NM, canoeing the Missouri River in the Upper Missouri River Breaks, kayaking and hiking Glacier Bay while it was still a monument and before it gained national park status, I gave little thought to where the monument boundaries were and why they were there.
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Congressman Wants More In-Depth Hearing Into Sexual Harassment In National Park Service

Though the House Oversight Committee last fall held an extensive hearing into harassment, sexual and otherwise, in the National Park Service, a Virginia Democrat is calling on the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations to hold its own hearing into the problem.
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U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service Moves To Delist Grizzly Bears In Yellowstone Region

A decision to lift Endangered Species Act protection from grizzly bears in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem came Thursday, just after a group held up the death of a well-known Yellowstone National Park grizzly as a warning regarding the fate of other grizzlies in the ecosystem if they are delisted.
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Shenandoah National Park Taking Input On Removal Of 5 Buildings From Big Meadows

After concluding that the removal of five structures from the Big Meadows area of Shenandoah National Park will have an adverse effect on a historic district, the park is taking input on a memorandum of agreement that requires the buildings to be documented and photographed before removal.
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