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26,000 Acres Added To Petrified Forest National Park
2011-09-09 12:06:39

The U.S. government announced on Thursday it has decided to add 26,000 acres to the National Park Service's Petrified Forest National Park.

2011-04-06 13:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress is set to pass a budget that could include severe cuts to vital conservation programs, The Nature Conservancy has announced its "Top Ten California Treasures." These treasures are California's most iconic parks and recreation areas that were funded by a federal program called the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), which is currently proposed to be cut by 90 percent in the House of Representatives' budget. "Californians...

2011-03-16 16:21:00

CLEVELAND, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Musical Arts Association, The Trust for Public Land, and the National Park Service announced today that nearly one-third of the property of the popular Blossom Music Center, situated outside both Akron and Cleveland and entirely within the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, has been conserved as an addition to the National Park. The Cleveland Orchestra and its governing organization, the Musical Arts Association (MAA), own and manage the...

2008-12-16 11:41:00

Site will become part of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park MIDDLESBORO, Ky., Dec.


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