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Government
6:41 am
Wed December 26, 2012

LBL to see $1 million budget cut

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The Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area will have to cut a million dollars from its annual operating budget following across-the-board budget reductions for all national parks.  LBL Area Supervisor Bill Lisowsky says this means some smaller roads along with Jones Creek and Rushing Creek campgrounds will be closed.

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Environment
9:03 am
Mon August 13, 2012

Land Between the Lakes Burns

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Firefighters say they’ve contained weekend wildfires that burned more than 250 acres of woodlands in northern parts of The Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.

Environment
6:00 am
Mon July 30, 2012

Extra Water Keeps LBL Animals Cool

Land Between the Lakes wildlife management workers say extra water is keeping their captive animals cool. LBL manages over 100 bison and around 35 elk, as well as numerous species at its Nature Station. Wildlife technician Curtis Fowler said so far the bison and elk are doing well in the heat

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Government
3:33 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

LBL Looks for Public Input on Cuts One More Time

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Land Between the Lakes officials are giving the public a final chance to comment on suggestions for budget cuts and fee increases at the park.

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Environment
2:36 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

LBL Nature Station adds pop culture spice to their programs

The Land Between the Lakes Nature Station has delighted visitors for many years with events such as nature hikes and its Hummingbird Festival. But now, some officials behind those events are using pop culture to boost interest. Casey Northcutt reports on their quirky mixture of wildlife and television that turned the Nature Station into the “Nature Stadium.”

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Afternoon Update
4:45 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 6/1/12

Today on NPR: Wal-Mart To Leave Conservative Legislative Group

 

Four Rivers Region:

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LBL
4:41 pm
Wed May 23, 2012

LBL officials review public comment for cost cutting measures

Land Between the Lakes officials are compiling all the budget reduction suggestions from their recent public meetings and online survey over the next few weeks. 

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Morning Cram
9:06 am
Tue May 1, 2012

the morning cram [two more will grow in its place edition]

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NPR reports one year after the death of Osama Bin Laden, officials are fighting Al-Quaida on two levels; the physical and the ideological. 

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LBL
7:42 am
Tue May 1, 2012

LBL to Hold Final Public Meeting on Budget Cuts

LBL officials will hold a public meeting this evening to discuss ways to address a fifty percent cut to the park's maintenance budget. The meeting is the final of four scheduled to seek public input on how to reduce spending and better manage funds. Thus far, officials say park users have been supportive, though numbers at the meetings have been low. The park has around two million visitors each year. Tonight’s meeting is from 5-7 at the Senior/Community Center in Grand Rivers.

Land Between the Lakes
3:31 pm
Wed April 25, 2012

LBL Continues to Seek Public Input on Budget Cuts

Less than 25 people have offered comments at public meetings on budget cuts to Land Between the Lakes national recreation area. LBL officials have held two meetings to discuss a 50% cut to the park's maintenance budget which totals around $750,000. The park hosts almost 2 million visitors each year.  12 people attended the last meeting, LBL Public Affairs Specialist Nicole Hawk says she thinks public awareness is increasing.

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