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A 12.5-Acre Christmas Present For Rocky Mountain National Park

A 12.5-acre privately owned tract of land in the Wild Basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado was poised to go on sale, a move that could have led to a bigger developed footprint in the park, when the Rocky Mountain Conservancy stepped in to purchase it with help from the Wilderness Land Trust and the National Park Trust.
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Cape Hatteras National Seashore Completes All Work Related To The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015

Staff at Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina have completed all work assigned them through the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 that President Obama signed into law two years ago.
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OIG: National Park Service's Northeast Regional Director Committed Travel Fraud

Michael Caldwell, the National Park Service's Northeast Regional director, ran up nearly $11,500 in personal travel that he billed the Park Service for and collected nearly $6,000 in pay on these travels rather than taking vacation time, according to the Interior Department's Office of Inspector General.
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Lengthy, $3 Million Renovation Of White Grass Dude Ranch Complete At Grand Teton National Park

Rehabilitation of the historic White Grass Dude Ranch located within Grand Teton National Park is complete after 11 years of meticulous preservation work. The former dude ranch has been transformed into the home and primary training center of the National Park Service's Western Center for Historic Preservation.
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