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Trump hiring freeze hits Acadia; climate change exhibit OK – for now

Amid reports of the Trump administration clamping down on federal climate change efforts and the National Park Service Twitter account, Acadia National Park says its climate change exhibit and social media haven’t been affected – yet. Local band of park supporters carve “RESIST” in Sand Beach at low tide.

On eve of MLK Day, Obama calls for diversity in Acadia, other parks

On the eve of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, in one of his last official acts, President Barack Obama directed the Department of the Interior and other top agencies to hire a more diverse workforce, and attract broader segments of the US population to federal public lands. Obama issued the edict in the form of […]

President Obama “not done yet” with land conservation efforts

In a speech at Yosemite National Park, President Barack Obama may have given some new hope to supporters of a new national monument in Northern Maine, saying he is “not done yet” in protecting public lands. President Obama did not specifically mention the proposed 87,500-acre monument in Northern Maine in his remarks on Saturday, but […]