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National Park Service Donates Goose Meat To Food Kitchen

The National Park Service along with the District of Columbia Department of Energy and Environment has donated roughly 100 pounds of breast meat from 116 resident Canada geese to the D.C. Central Kitchen. The meat will be used in the meals D.C. Central Kitchen prepares daily for multiple nonprofit partners, including homeless shelters, rehabilitation clinics and after school programs.

Rocky Mountain National Park Officials Looking At Improvements To Fall River Entrance

Rocky Mountain National Park officials are looking at options for improving the Fall River Entrance Station, one of two major entrance stations on the east side of the park. The entrance station is located on US 34, just inside the park boundary. The current station was constructed in the 1960s as part of National Park Service Mission 66 enhancements and contributes to the Fall River Entrance Station Historic District.

National Park Service Releases Reconstruction Era Theme Study

On the anniversary of the ratification of the 14th Amendment, which granted citizenship to former slaves freed after the Civil War, the National Park Service published a theme study looking at nationally significant historic properties of the post-Civil War Reconstruction Era. The National Historic Landmarks theme study, The Era of Reconstruction, 1861-1900, identifies noteworthy resources related to Reconstruction that help tell the American story.