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Unveils "Don't Let It Loose" Billboard Campaign (Dec
22, 2009) National Park Service. Everglades National Park.
Everglades National Park, in partnership with other Federal and state land management
agencies in Florida, unveiled a year-long campaign to highlight the ongoing issue
of invasive species in the Everglades. Over the next twelve months, a statewide
network of billboards will feature select nonnative species and advise viewers
to "Don't Let It Loose."
Announces $40 Million To Address Bark Beetle (Dec
8, 2009) U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The U.S. Forest Service will commit
an additional $40 million to address public safety concerns and forest health
needs arising from the millions of acres of dead and dying trees from bark
beetle infestations in the West.