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  • 07/28/2015 Buffalo National River

    Buffalo NR Partners Programs

    In the summer of 1872, the U.S. Congress established Yellowstone as America's first national park.  On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the act creating the National Park Service, a new federal bureau in the Department of the Interior responsible for "protecting the 35 national parks and monuments then managed by the department and those yet to be established." In 1972 Congress designated the Buffalo River as America's First National River, making the Buffalo part of the National Park Service

    The National Park Service will celebrate its 100th year in 2016, and as America's First National River, Buffalo National River will join in the celebration.  Join Laura Miller, Deputy Superintendent, Buffalo National River as she presents information on the upcoming 100th year of the National Park System.  Laura will talk about plans for BNR in 2016 and beyond.

    Location: Boone County Public Library, Buffalo National River Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM Fee Information: none Contact Name: Sybil Craig Contact Email: BNRPINC@gmail.com Contact Phone Number: 870-704-9114

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