National Public Lands Day 2016

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National Public Lands Day (NPLD) will be on Saturday, Sept. 24 in 2016. NPLD is the largest U.S. single-day volunteer event for public lands. National Public Lands Day is also a “fee-free day” with entrance fees waived at national parks, … Continued






Study Connects Wildfires and Storms to Impaired Water Quality

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Water quality can be substantially diminished for several years after wildfire in response to relatively common local thunderstorms, according to a recent USGS study. USGS scientists led by research hydrologist Sheila Murphy collected extensive streamflow and water-quality data for three … Continued






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