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Cape Cod National Seashore

Interior Department's Proposal To Open Offshore Areas To Drilling Could Impact National Park System

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's announcement Thursday that the Trump administration intends to open up coastal areas to oil and gas leasing drew immediate condemnation from the National Parks and Conservation Association, which fears that could adversely impact national seashores and parks.
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UPDATED: Winter Storm Expected To Impact East Coast Units Of National Park System

National Park System units along the East Coast were closing down Wednesday in advance of a potent winter storm, known in some circles as a "bomb cyclone," expected to batter the coast through Thursday with gale-force winds, freezing rains, and possibly a foot or more of snow in some parks.
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Traveler's View: How Much Of Secretary Zinke's Approach To Conservation Can Public Lands Tolerate?

Trying to understand how Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke views himself as a conservationist cut from the mold of Theodore Roosevelt is an ongoing challenge. While he wants to bolster the ranks of hunters and anglers, the secretary also wants to shrink some national monuments, allow target shooting on as many public lands as possible, and allow hunters to chum for bears with donuts and greasy loaves of bread.
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While Parks Struggle With Unhealthy Ozone Levels, Congress, EPA Want To Delay Reductions

While national parks from Acadia in Maine to Sequoia in California struggle with high ozone levels that are unhealthy, the Trump administration and some members of Congress want to delay regulations that would require states to reduce those levels.
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Cape Cod National Seashore Ranger Programs Aim To Get You On The Water

Cape Cod National Seashore’s location makes it ideal for exploring diverse natural resources and habitats through water and beach-based recreational activities. In July and August park rangers are ready to take you for guided canoe and kayak trips, surfcasting lessons, snorkel tours, beach yoga, and salt marsh explorations.
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