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Wednesday's Macon Telegraph included an editorial urging citizens to voice their opinion on a proposed expansion of the Ocmulgee Indian Mounds. The public's opportunity to comment ends today, Friday March 21.
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The Ocmulgee National Monument Association is welcoming the first spring nights with lantern tours. On the weekend nights of March 21,22,23, and March 28,29,30 tours will leave the Visitor Center every 30 minutes beginning at 7:30 and ending at 9:00.
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The Ocmulgee National Park and Preserve Initiative, together with local citizens, partner organizations, and the National Park Conservation Association, propose linking the Monument with other public lands to create the first national park and preserve in the East. The new boundaries would  preserve a significant migratory bird flyway, forests, and swamps. Access to the Ocmulgee River and Georgia's newest water trail  are part of the proposed expansion.
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The National Park Service has released a long awaited boundary study for the Ocmulgee Indian Mounds National Monument. A meeting for the public will be held on Thursday, March 6 at the Indian Mounds Visitor Center from 5:00-8:00 pm. Alternative 2 in the study will provide these rich and fragile resources with the greatest protection. If this…
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Amerson River Park will have a new canoe landing at Bowman Creek, 7.5 miles of trails, permanent restrooms, more parking, and improved roads when a year-long project is finished next spring, according to the Macon Telegraph.
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The Georgia River Network has announced their 2014 Challenge "Georgia Rivers Run Through Us" that will give you plenty of reasons to get outside this year. There are lots of ways to meet the goal. Invite a friend to join in with you.
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