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New Tribal House A Symbol Of Healing, Collaboration At Glacier Bay National Park

On the shores of Bartlett Cove in Glacier Bay National Park, the August 25 grand opening of Xunaa Shuká Hít was a powerful day filled with the brilliant sights and sounds of joyous hearts celebrating the Huna Káawu's return to homeland. Hand-carved dugout canoes, spectacular regalia, Tlingit oratory, traditional ceremonies, rhythms of drums and dances, and an air of excitement made it a day to remember.
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Fish Continue To Return To Elwha River After Dam Removal In Olympic National Park

Fisheries biologists monitoring restoration of the Elwha River and ecosystem in Olympic National Park recently confirmed that adult Chinook salmon, sockeye salmon, steelhead, and bull trout have all passed upstream through both the former Elwha and Glines Canyon dam sites to reach the upper Elwha River.
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Listening Sessions Planned To Discuss Future Of Katahdin Woods And Waters National Monument

A series of listening sessions is coming up for the public to discuss their thoughts for the future of Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, which was created in Maine last month after a donation of 87,500 acres was made to the federal government.
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Traffic Limitations Likely Coming To Moose-Wilson Road In Grand Teton National Park

A main attraction of fall in Grand Teton National Park is slowly cruising the Moose-Wilson Road to take in the changing colors and catch sights of bears munching through berry-laden bushes and moose browsing riparian vegetation. Under a plan park officials are backing, there could be days during the peak visitation windows in summer and fall when you'll have to wait your turn to enjoy the drive.
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Cape Hatteras National Seashore Officials To Examine Factors Affecting Shorebirds, Sea Turtles

Cape Hatteras National Seashore will conduct a science workshop to evaluate factors affecting shorebirds and sea turtles on Seashore beaches. The workshop will take place from September 26-27 at: Ramada Plaza Nags Head Oceanfront, 1701 S Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948. A draft agenda will be circulated approximately one week ahead of the workshop.
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