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Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

Friday, April 18th, 2008

  • Birds on Cape Hatteras National Seashore will get more protection from off-road vehicles under a proposed settlement filed in federal court. If Judge Terrence Boyle signs off on the 23-page document, seasonal restrictions will be implemented to see that ORVs don't trample bird habitat.

  • Once seen as an innovative project for its time, in 1929, Tamiami Trail was built along the northern edge of what was to become Everglades National Park and through Big Cypress National Preserve.

  • A hallmark of driving the Blue Ridge Parkway - and most national park roads - has always been the rustic stone or wood guardrails that line the roadway.