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Aztec Ruins National Monument to Host World Heritage Celebration

Aztec Ruins National Monument to Host World Heritage CelebrationAztec Ruins National Monument in New Mexico will host a World Heritage 25th Anniversary Celebration on Feb. 24, 2012 with an all-day commemoration.

The 25th anniversary celebration will bring renewed attention to the honor of World Heritage designation. Entrance fees will be waived all day on Feb. 24 so the public can attend the celebration for free. Aztec Ruins will offer a unique World Heritage junior ranger badge and certificate all day and show documentary videos about World Heritage.
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Entangled Elephant Seal Freed from Deadly Plastic Strap

Entangled Elephant Seal Freed from Deadly Plastic Strap "Mr. Elusive" now has a new lease on life thanks to volunteers and staff members from Point Reyes National Seashore and The Marine Mammal Center (TMMC) who were able to catch the elusive northern elephant seal and remove the plastic strap entangled a...
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Gila Cliff Dwellings Reopen to Park Visitors

Gila Cliff Dwellings Reopen to Park Visitors Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument in New Mexico reopened to the public Jan. 10, 2012 following completion of repair work to the West Fork Bridge on Highway 15.

The repairs were necessary due to damage caused by flooding in 2008 and 2010, said Gil...
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Have Coffee with George Washington Carver

Have Coffee with George Washington Carver The staff of George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond, Mo. is inviting visitors to have "Coffee with Carver" at 10 a.m. on Jan. 19, 2012, inside the visitor center.

This new program will feature a different topic of conversation each thir...
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Original Homestead Act To Be Displayed at Homestead NM in Nebraska

Original Homestead Act To Be Displayed at Homestead NM in Nebraska Four pages of American history which changed the shape of the nation will be on display at Homestead National Monument in America located in Beatrice, Neb. from April 25 through May 28, 2012.

Those four pages made up the Homestead Act of 1862, which i...
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