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One Plant Recovered, Another Reclassified As Threatened At Death Valley

Forty years after the Eureka Valley evening-primrose and Eureka dune grass at Death Valley National Park's Eureka Dunes were listed as endangered species under the Endangered Species Act, the evening-primrose has been removed entirely from the list while the dune grass has been down-listed to threatened.

Exploring The Parks: Dingmans Falls At Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Straddling the New Jersey-Pennsylvania border, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is a 70,000-acre swath of forests cut by a river, with tributaries flowing in throughout the parkscape. It offers a quick and easy escape from urban areas of the metropolitan New York-New Jersey, as well as from the Philadelphia area.

UPDATE: Caneel Bay Resort's Future At Virgin Islands National Park In Limbo

An idyllic, 170-acre setting inside Virgin Islands National Park is home to the Caneel Bay Resort, a high-end luxury resort with waterside rooms, massage services, weekly cocktail parties, fitness center, tennis courts, and several restaurants. Now in shambles following last fall's hurricanes, the resort's future could hinge on an eight-year-old law passed by Congress and current legislation that would circumvent that law.