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2012 Fire Season Officially Starts

The 2012 Fire Season officially started on Monday, May 21. Fire season starts when the seasonal firefighting equipment and personnel are in place, prepared, and ready to respond. This year, vegetation and grasses are drying out faster than average due to a low winter snowpack. Firefighters will spend the week conducting readiness reviews that demonstrate …

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Free Annual Pass To All National Parks For Active Duty U.S. Military Members

On Armed Forces Day (May 19, 2012) the National Park Service will begin offering free entrance passes to all active duty military members and their families. This is a military version of the ‘American the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreation Land Pass’ which will grant free entrance to all 397 national parks as well …

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