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National Park Foundation and Merrell also Launch "Trail Talk" featuring Interviews and Tips From National Park Rangers Around the Country at www.nationalparks.org/trailtalk. WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of National Trails Day, the National Park Foundation (NPF), the official charity of America's national parks, has teamed up with Merrell to invite Americans across the country to enjoy 10 can't miss trails in our national parks.
Lawyers in the Denver office of Hogan & Hartson LLP donated more than 2,300 hours of pro bono work to help leading conservation groups secure a proposed settlement concerning water flow in Colorado's Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
Imagine - environmentalists and water users, as well as state and federal governments, actually agreeing on a compromise over the water flowing through the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is located in the western portion of Colorado in the United States. The park holds 30,750 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native Americans, including the Ute people. The first recorded American presence in the area occurred in 1881, when the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad encountered the area, taking nearly two years to build a line through the canyon. This railroad moved from Denver, Colorado to Salt Lake City and was a main line...
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