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Saturday, April 18th, 2015

  • The National Park Service has proposed to modify the regulation governing the gathering of plants in national parks. The rule would allow members of federally recognized Indian tribes with traditional associations to areas within specific units of the National Park System to gather and remove plants or plant parts for traditional purposes.

Friday, April 17th, 2015

  • While one incident of vandalism in the National Park System has been resolved, agents continue to investigate a more high-profile, and wide-spread, case in which a woman used acrylic paint to create images on rock faces in parks across the West.

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Thursday, April 16th, 2015

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