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Newfound Gap Road In Great Smoky Mountains National Park Being Considered For National Scenic Byway Designation

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is seeking the public’s input on a draft corridor management plan for Newfound Gap Road. The development of the plan is required for park officials to seek designation for the road as a National Scenic Byway, a designation that opens up opportunities to the park and gateway communities to compete for special grants that enhance the travel corridor.
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Learn About The History Of Scarlet Macaws In The Southwest at Tuzigoot National Monument

For more than 1,000 years, Scarlet macaws have dazzled people of the Southwest. Their brilliantly colored plumage and large size inspire curiosity among those who see them. Remains of macaws have been documented in early archaeological excavations at both Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot national monuments.
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Coalition To Protect America's National Parks Has List Of Suggestions For Trump Administration

Investments in the National Park System, from whittling away at the $11.9 billion maintenance backlog to adding personnel and forging strategic partnerships, are among the suggestions the Coalition to Protect America's National Parks has forwarded to the incoming Trump administration.
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