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Parks Canada Announces Free Admission For Youths 17 And Under Starting In 2018

After waiving entrances fees at all of its parks throughout 2017 to celebrate the country’s 150th anniversary, Parks Canada announced Thursday that all youths 17 and under will be granted free admission to its national parks, historic sites, and marine conservation areas starting in 2018.
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National Park Service Construction Projects To Be Delayed To Pay For Repairs To Arlington Memorial Bridge

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Friday afternoon announced a $227 million plan to make critical repairs to the Arlington Memorial Bridge in Washington, D.C. While he said the project as bid will save taxpayers $35 million, it also will take a quarter of the National Park Service's annual construction fund budget and lead to delays in construction projects elsewhere in the National Park System.
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How To Spend A Winter's Day At Craters Of The Moon National Monument And Preserve

Winter is coming, and the staff at Craters of the Moon National Monument in Idaho is looking forward to some snowy fun. As snow accumulates the loop drive is closed to automobile travel and groomed for skiing and snowshoeing. If you're wondering what you can do at the monument this winter, read on.
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Conservation Groups Pan Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan Released By U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service

A recovery plan for the Mexican gray wolf released by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service falls far short of enabling the species to rebound, according to conservation groups that panned the plan for not providing enough habitat or allowing wolf populations to grow large enough before delisting.
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Documenting The Recovery Of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

It was a year ago that a deadly fire, the result of arson and strong, gusting winds downing power lines, raged across part of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and neighboring Gatlinburg, Tennessee. As devastating as that fire appeared on the landscape at the time, recovery to the park's forests is well under way, as this video shows.
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