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National Parks Celebrates Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act with FREE ADMISSION!

Yesterday President Trump signed the Great American Outdoors Act, on of the greatest conservation Acts signed in decades by any President. Today Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced free entrance to national parks and public lands for August 5, 2020 (short notice, but if you’re near a park, GO!). He also permanently designated August …

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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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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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Plan your National Park Visits for 2020 during Fee Free Days!

National Park Service Announces Entrance Fee-Free Days for 2020 One of America’s greatest treasures, our national parks, grasslands, and monuments are always worth visiting – but they’re even better to visit when they’re FREE!

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Yosemite Conservancy launches KeepBearsWild.org

In partnership with the National Park Service and Wharton Media, the Yosemite Conservancy has launched KeepBearsWild.org, a website designed to help educate Yosemite National Park visitors about the black bears that live in the park. The website has an online bear tracker, information to educate the public on what to do when they encounter bears, …

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