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26 Sep 2021
National Parks, NPS

Dr. King Remembrance 

ATLANTA – The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site and Ebenezer Baptist Church will commemorate the annual observance of King Remembrance Week, April 4-8, to honor the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A wreath-laying ceremony will take place…

National Parks, NPS

NPS Deferred Maintenance Rises 

National Park Service Release WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) this week released its Fiscal Year 2015 deferred maintenance statistics for national parks. The $11.93 billion nationwide total is a $440 million increase from the previous year. Deferred maintenance is necessary work – performed…

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More NPS Attendance Marks Fall 

With prominent parks such as Great Smoky Mountains, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Zion, Olympic and Grand Teton enjoying historic attendance, National Park Service has set visitation records for the second straight year, according to preliminary figures. (NOTE: Clicking on an image will launch a full-sized gallery…

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Parks: Free, Uneasy 

Just a few days after our country’s federally managed public lands conduct one of their biggest celebrations of the year, they could be staring into a financial abyss that will negatively impact their health for years. Saturday, Sept. 26 is National Public Lands Day, meaning…