Updated Friday, May 17, 2013 | 06:17 AM ET
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OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
Today’s Almanac – May 17, 2013
Today’s weather notes and remembrances from National Park Service history. Red flag warnings have been posted for much of western Colorado.
PARK FACILITY MANAGEMENT DIVISION
2012 Accessibility Achievement Awards Conferred
The 2012 Accessibility Achievement Awards, conferred earlier this year, have been announced. The awards, designed to recognize exemplary efforts in making parks more accessible, were presented in three categories.
BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY - NC,VA
Man Convicted Of Galax Poaching
A man who'd previously been cited by the Forest Service for illegally harvesting galax was caught by rangers with over 4,000 leaves in his possession in November. He pleaded guilty in federal court last month and was sentenced to a month in jail.
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Recipients Of NPS Archeology Awards Announced
The John L. Cotter Award for Excellence in National Park Service Archeology Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of its project and career achievement awards.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK - CO
GS-1601-11 Facility Management System Specialist (Lateral)
Rocky Mountain National Park is currently recruiting for qualified applicants interested in a lateral reassignment to a position as a facility management system specialist. Closes: May 31st.
GETTYSBURG NATIONAL MILITARY PARK - PA
GS-0025-13 Supervisory Interpretive Ranger
Gettysburg has extended the closing date for its previously announced supervisory interpretive ranger position. Closes: May 24th.
Upcoming Training Calendar
A compilation of upcoming training courses, webinars and online training offered by the National Park Service and related agencies. There are no new additions this week. Listings of regular training offerings will resume with next week’s calendar.