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Former POWs To Speak At Andersonville National Historic Site

On Sunday, April 8, former POWs, veterans, and others will gather at Andersonville National Historic Site in Georgia to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the National Prisoner of War Museum. Featured speakers will include Seymour Lichtenfeld, held prisoner by Germany during World War II, and David Eberly, a former POW during Desert Storm.
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Zion National Park, Cedar Breaks And Pipe Spring National Monuments Benefitting Greatly From Friends Group

Fortunately offsetting the relative flatlining of the National Park Service's budget is the infusion of dollars raised by nonprofit friends groups such as the Zion Natl Park Forever Project, which has made an investment of roughly $1 million in Zion National Park and Cedar Breaks and Pipe Spring national monuments this past year.
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Put Washington's National Park Fund's Spring Dinner On Your Calendar

National park friends groups are playing an increasingly important role in support their favorite parks these days. Instead of just providing "the icing" on the parks, more groups are being asked to help support operational needs, such as trail improvements. That's why you should plan to attend Washington's National Park Fund's Spring Dinner and Auction in April.
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UPDATED | NPCA: Trump Administration Limiting Public Input On Oil And Gas Lease Management Issues

U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials have moved to lessen public input involving oil and gas development on public lands by rescinding Master Leasing Plans adopted under the Obama administration, a move that threatens the integrity and environment of national parks, according to the National Parks Conservation Association.
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