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Exploring The Parks: A Day At Cumberland Island National Seashore

The two of us recently spent a sunny spring day on Cumberland Island, Georgia’s largest and southernmost barrier island. Ninety percent of the 30,000-acre island is owned and managed by the National Park Service as a national seashore. This was our fourth visit to the island, but it had been a number of years since we last walked the beach and marveled at the beautiful live oak trees. Early spring is a good time to visit the national seashore that can become uncomfortably hot during the summer months.
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Join Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens To Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day

As a sign of the Anacostia River’s improving health, more birds are returning to feed and nest, and the natural green space of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington, D.C., is an important stopover on their migration routes. Come experience and celebrate the park’s first International Migratory Bird Day on Saturday from 7 a.m.- 2 p.m.
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Necropsy Shows Prominent Yellowstone National Park Wolf Was Shot

Veterinarians have determined that a prominent white wolf in Yellowstone National Park that had to be put down in the field by park rangers a month ago had been shot. With that news in hand, park officials are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for shooting the animal.
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Now's Your Opportunity To Take A Stand On National Monuments From Bears Ears To Katahdin Woods

When he arrived in Utah earlier this week, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said it didn't matter where you live, whether in Boston, Massachusetts, or Blanding, Utah, you had an equal voice in how public lands, particularly national monuments, are managed. Beginning today, you can add your voice and thoughts to that issue.
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Trump Administration Embraces 7-Mile-Long String Of Transmission Towers Across James River

A 7-mile-long string of electrical transmission towers that would march across the James River within sight of historic Jamestowne and Colonial National Historical Park would cause "severe and unacceptable damage to this historically important area and the irreplaceable and iconic resources within it," according to former National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis.
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