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Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

  • Editor's note: The following release was prepared by the staff at Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania.

  • A number of universities in our country have contributed invaluable support for the National Park Service through research and ideas, and such ties with University of California, Berkeley, are especially significant.

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Monday, March 23rd, 2015

  • The backlog in maintenance across the National Park System is approaching $11.5 billion and touches many areas of the visitor experience, from campgrounds and trails to visitor centers and roads and bridges, according to the National Park Service.

    "Aging facilities, increasing use of park facilities and scarce resources contribute to the growing backlog," the agency announced Monday.

  • Special events on April 9, 2015, at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park and Independence National Historical Park will be part of a nationwide observance of the 150th Anniversary of General Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox, Virginia.