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May 08, 2015
Wastewater Treatment Operation Award Recipient
Mount Rushmore National Memorial wastewater treatment system team is the recipient of the 2014 Operation and Maintenance Wastewater Treatment Award presented by the South Dakota Department of Environmental and Natural Resources, DENR.

April 30, 2015
Pet and Smoking Boundary Map
Superintendent Cheryl Schreier announces the beginning of the pet and smoking boundary establishment at Mount Rushmore effective Friday, May 1, 2015

April 30, 2015
Healthy Parks Healthy People Pet and Smoking Boundary Established
Superintendent Cheryl Schreier announces the beginning of the pet and smoking boundary establishment at Mount Rushmore effective Friday, May 1, 2015

April 24, 2015
Iconic Wendelin Smokey Bear Paintings on Exhibit
South Dakota dubbed the month of May “Wildfire Awareness Month.” A very special exhibit will arrived to help us celebrate awareness and promote safety through beautiful artwork.

March 19, 2015
Construction Begins on Youth Exploration Area
Monday, March 23, construction will begin on a new Youth Exploration Area at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. During construction a section of the Presidential Trail will be closed to the public.

March 18, 2015
Celebrating Ninety Years
Mount Rushmore National Memorial celebrates 90 years of history on March 25, 2015.

December 23, 2014
Musco Lighting Donates an Illuminating Gift
New sculpture lighting system donated to Mount Rushmore National Memoral.

September 11, 2014
Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the National Anthem
September 14, 2014 will mark the 200th anniversary of the poem “The Defense of Fort McHenry” written by Francis Scott Key. This poem would eventually become our National Anthem.

June 20, 2014
Unmanned Aircraft to be Prohibited in America's National Parks
National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today signed a policy memorandum that directs superintendents nationwide to prohibit launching, landing, or operating unmanned aircraft on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service.

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