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National outdoors bill to benefit Oregon parks

 Crater Lake in the winter months.
Ian McCluskey
Crater Lake in the winter months.

Oregon’s parks will be eligible for nearly double the amount of federal funds they normally receive after President Donald Trump signed the Great American Outdoors Act this week. The bill set aside almost $10 billion for maintenance in the nation’s national parks and funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund. We hear about the bill and how it will impact parks in Oregon from Kelley Beamer, executive director of theCoalition of Oregon Land Trusts.

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