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2012-06-14 06:21:24

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HR 4089 is being considered as an amendment to the Farm Bill on the U.S. Senate floor and should be opposed by anyone who cares about the special places that are part of the National Park System, according to a warning from the Coalition of National Park Service Retirees (CNPSR). The House bill language now before the Senate would gut the Antiquities Act, the very Act that is responsible for initially setting aside some of our nation's most...

2012-04-18 10:21:34

National Park Service and National Park Foundation Suggest 10 Healthy Things to Do During National Park April 21-29 WASHINGTON, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This April 21 - 29, "Picture Yourself in a National Park" as the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation present National Park Week 2012. With nearly 400 national parks - and FREE admission all week long - there are thousands of ways to enjoy this highly anticipated annual event. In fact, National Park...

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Guadalupe Mountains National Park
2013-04-17 17:32:50

Guadalupe Mountains National Park is located in in western Texas in an area of the Guadalupe Mountains. The park contains 86,367 acres of land that once was home to hunter-gather Native Americans. The first Spanish explorers arrived in the area in the 16th century, but these groups did not stay long. They introduced horses into the area, which greatly benefited the nomadic Apache tribe that moved through the Guadalupe Mountains area. When Americans settled the area, it created turmoil with...

Carlsbad Caverns National Park
2013-04-17 15:30:34

Carlsbad Caverns National Park is located in southeastern New Mexico in the United States. The park holds 46,766 acres of land, of which 2/3 is a designated wilderness, and is thought to have been discovered by Jim White, who entered the Carlsbad Caverns and named many of the areas within the caverns, including Queens Chamber, New Mexico Room, Green Lake Room, Giant Dome, Witch's Finger, and Bottomless Pit. President Calvin Coolidge established the area as a national monument in 1923, but it...

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