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Agencies Remind Public "If You Fly, We Can't" During Firefighting

Federal, state, and local wildland fire agencies and the Federal Aviation Administration are reminding members of the public not to fly “Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)” or drones over or near wildfires this season. Unauthorized UAS flights can potentially cause serious accidents and disrupt aerial firefighting operations.
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Ocean Exploration Center Opens At Point Reyes National Seashore

The coastal and marine ecosystem off north-central California is one of the biologically richest ocean zones on the planet, but the sea life is largely hidden beneath the water’s surface. The just opened Ocean Exploration Center at Point Reyes National Seashore provides a new, expanded exhibit space to view and learn about the area.
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Contract Awarded For Next Stretch Of Bridge On Tamiami Trail

The National Park Service and the Florida Department of Transportation have announced the next significant milestone in the Everglades National Park restoration. On May 23, FDOT awarded a contract to joint venture team of Condotte America Inc. and Stantec for the construction of the 2.6-mile bridge and roadway project on State Road (SR) 90/SW 8 Street/Tamiami Trail.
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