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September 19, 2016
Shenandoah National Park Co-Hosts 83rd Civilian Conservation Corps Reunion-Keeping the Tradition Alive
Shenandoah National Park, along with the Barlow family of Stanley, Virginia, will be co-hosting the 83th Annual Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Alumni Reunion on September 24, 2016. The public is invited to meet with families and Alumni and hear first-hand about their experiences. Alumni reunion events will take place at the Big Meadows Lodge Massanutten Room (mile 51 Skyline Drive) beginning at 10:00 a.m. with remarks from park leadership.

September 19, 2016
Shenandoah National Park Features Monarch Butterflies and Milkweed on National Public Lands Day
Monarch butterflies and milkweed seeds will be the focus for the 23rd National Public Lands Day volunteer event in Shenandoah National Park. National Public Lands Day is the nation's largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands. This event will be held Saturday, September 24, 2016, at Byrd Visitor Center, mile 51 on Skyline Drive. The event begins at 9:00 a.m. and is open to the public. Park entrance fees are waived on this special day.

September 12, 2016
Shenandoah National Park Dedicates Third TRACK Trails Activity Trail
Luray, Virginia: To encourage children and their families to get outdoors, Shenandoah National Park has again partnered with the Kids in Parks program to establish a third TRACK Trails location. This trail is located at the Fox Hollow trail. Supported with a grant from the Shenandoah National Park Trust, this new activity trail includes an introductory exhibit and new activity guide. The public is invited to attend an opening ceremony on Saturday, September 17 at 1:00 p.m. The trail dedication will take place at the Fox Hollow Trailhead at milepost 4.6 on Skyline Drive.

September 30, 2015
Park Seeks Feedback on Biocontrols to Manage Non-native Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Pest
Shenandoah National Park officials are seeking public opinion on a plan to release a predatory beetle as a new tool to help control the spread of hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA). HWA is an invasive insect that has devastated hemlock forests throughout the eastern United States.

April 23, 2015
Shenandoah National Park Announces Entrance Fee Increase
As part of a nationwide initiative, Shenandoah National Park will begin charging increased entrance fees in two stages, beginning on May 1, 2015.

April 07, 2015
Shenandoah National Park Joins National Find Your Park Movement
Shenandoah National Park joins parks, programs, and partners across the country to encourage everyone to find their park and share their stories online at Launched earlier this month by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, Find Your Park is a public awareness and education campaign celebrating the centennial of the National Park Service in 2016 and setting the stage for its second century of service.

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