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Attention all those near Milepost 384 on the Blue Ridge Parkway: This Thursday is Family Night hosted by the park rangers at the visitor center. Registration is required. Here is the article with more details on this fun event.

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“The federal government says it will announce a major restoration project for a portion of the Florida Everglades.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is scheduled to announce details Monday in Kissimmee. It says the project will restore and protect wetlands and improve water quality in the northern Everglades. Officials say it will provide habitat for rare and endangered species.” Read more.

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Blue Ridge Parkway offers gorgeous views of mother nature, even from the inside of a car.  But if you have a moment, step outside the car to celebrate the 75th anniversary of this famous route.

town-of.html’>Visitor Vacation Guide for the Western North Carolina Mountains

June 21 – 26 the Town of Boone NC Blue Ridge Parkway 75th Anniversary Celebration offers activities such as a guided Blue Ridge Parkway leisure bike ride; the Headwaters Hike June 23rd guided by Upper Watauga Riverkeepers in partnership …

Publish Date: 06/21/2010 9:43

http://ncmountain.blogspot.com/2010/06/blue-ridge-parkway-75-event-town-of.html

Blue Ridge Parkway awaits adventurers | Richmond Times-Dispatch

Before it officially became the Blue Ridge Parkway, this ribbon of road along the crest of the mountains through Virginia and North Carolina was called the Appalachian Scenic Highway.

Publish Date: 06/06/2010 0:01

http://www2.timesdispatch.com/rtd/travel/regional/article/S-PARK06_20100602-193006/348574/

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Acadia National Park is the only National Park in the Northeastern United States.

Here is some current news on the State of Maine’s Acadia National park:

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National Parks Adventure | Chickering Reports

Acadia National Park is located in Maine on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. There is a lot to do in Acadia National Park! You could go tidepooling, horseback riding, fishing, rock climbing, boating, swimming and more! …

Publish Date: 06/14/2010 7:08

http://chickeringreports.edublogs.org/2010/06/14/ational-parks-adventure/

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Mark Your Calendars: Acadia National Park’s Night Skies To Be

If your idea of an excellent trip to a national park includes gazing at the starry skies overhead, consider making plans to visit Acadia National Park in September when the 2nd Annual Acadia Night Sky Festival is celebrated. …

Publish Date: 06/13/2010 0:19

http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/2010/06/mark-your-calendars-acadia-national-parks-night-skies-be-celebrated-september6005

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