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Spirit Mountain, Which is Sacred to Tribes, is Designated a New National Monument

Last week President Biden continued the bipartisan executive tradition of conserving historic and scientifically significant lands by designating Spirit Mountain—Avi Kwa Ame, in Nevada as a National Monument. Sacred to several Native American tribes, principally the people of the Fort Mojave Indian Reservation, Spirit Mountain sits at the confluence of the Mojave and Sonoran deserts… Keep Reading

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These States Allow Visitors Free Off-Road Wheelchairs In Their Parks and Nature Areas

Parks departments across the country are beginning to offer free all-terrain wheelchairs at their visitors centers for disabled people to explore their states’ treasures of nature. Such programs have already cropped up in Colorado, Michigan, and South Dakota, and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, a National Park Service unit, has also added off-road wheelchairs to… Keep Reading

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Watertown brush pickup expected to resume Thursday

WATERTOWN — The city public works department announced Monday that collection of brush and green waste from houses is temporarily suspended. DPW Assistant Superintendent Pete E. Monaco said it should only last a couple of days. “I hope to be back on schedule on Thursday,” Mr. Monaco said. Mr. Monaco said both of the recycling… Keep Reading

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