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Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

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    A new visitor center at Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area will open at the King Gillette Ranch on June 9, replacing an older National Park Service facility outside the NRA.

  • Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen, stalwarts in the ranks of rock-and-roll, will perform a benefit concert June 1 for the Joshua Tree National Park Association.

    Mr. Hillman, a member of the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame, and his collaborator, Mr. Pedersen, will headline the 2nd Annual Evening at Indian Cove.

Monday, April 30th, 2012

  • A microscopic algae normally found in colder waters has been found in waters of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and is threatening to suffocate native fauna on streambeds, according to the National Park Service.

    Water Gap Superintendent John J.

  • Connecting youth with North Cascades National Park is the goal of a fund-raising campaign on Wednesday that lets you donate to the North Cascades Institute and watch your donation grow through matching funds.

    The campaign is being ru

  • The Salvo Day Use Area at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, which has been closed since Hurricane Irene swept across it last September, will reopen Tuesday.

    The area, popular with windsurfers, is located south of the villages of Rodanthe, Waves and Salvo.