Category: National Parks

President Trump Signs Great American Outdoors Act into Law

Today is a Historic Day for the American sportsman. President Donald Trump has signed the Great American Outdoors Act, codifying into permanent federal law enhanced conservation and freer access to public lands and waters today – and for generations to come. Thank you, President Trump!

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Fire Restrictions Now In Effect at Pinnacles National Park

It might be starting a bit early this year, but California is officially entering one of our unique-to-the-United-States seasons (we don’t have spring summer, fall, and winter; we have fire, rain, mudslide, and awards). As we progress through what the west of the northern hemisphere calls “summer” we’re going to start seeing increased restrictions at …

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California National Parks and Utilities Companies FINALLY work together to Reduce Wildfire Risks

In one of those “it’s about damned time” moments, The Department of the Interior, National Park Service, and utility companies Pacific Gas and Electric and Southern California Edison have finally started working together to to mitigate wildfire risks in California.

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Land and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act passes Senate!

The Land and Water Conservation Fund is a federal program was established by Congress in 1964 through a bipartisan commitment to safeguard our public lands – the natural areas, water resources and cultural heritage for all Americans – and provide funds and matching grants to federal, state, and local governments to acquire land, water, and …

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National Park Service Awards $1.9 Million in Grants for the Return of Native American Remains and Sacred Objects

Today the National Park Service announced $1.9 million in indian tribes and museums across the United States to “assist in the consultation, documentation, and repatriation of ancestral remains and cultural items as part of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA).

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