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Interior Secretary Says Comments Will Help Form His Recommendations On National Monuments

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Tuesday that the more than 1 million comments received on the fate of 27 national monuments will play a role in his recommendations to President Trump on whether the monuments should be revised in size, abolished, or left as is.
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Analysis Of Comments Points To Overwhelming Support For National Monuments

A statistical analysis of comments made on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's charge to review national monuments to determine if some are too big or shouldn't be monuments indicates that 98 percent of the comments are in support of leaving the monuments as they are, or even enlarging them.
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Photography In The National Parks: Favorites For Each Season

It goes without saying that everyone has one or more favorite seasons during which they like to visit their favorite national park. Having visited a number of national parks, herself, photographer Rebecca Latson lists her favorites during each season of the year and encourages you to take your cameras out to these parks during those same seasons.
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Night Sky Festival Returning To Santa Monica Mountains NRA, Will Include New Junior Ranger Patch

With the new moon coming on July 22, the Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower nearing its peak, and the total solar eclipse the next month, the National Park Service is excited to present its annual summer Night Sky Festival in the Santa Monica Mountains on that date.
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Grand Teton National Park's Sixth Annual Plein Air Event To Benefit Park Programs

Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming will serve as both the location and inspiration for the sixth annual Plein Air for the Park fine art exhibition. Grand Teton Association, Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters, and Grand Teton National Park are welcoming 40 professional artists from across the United States to capture the spectacular Teton landscape, wildlife, and wildflowers on canvas.
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Maine Attorney General To President Trump: Don't Mess With Our Monument

While Maine Governor Paul LePage might want Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument abolished, the state's attorney general has a message for the Trump administration: Don't mess with our monument.
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