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Georgia on My Mind: Cumberland Island National Seashore

As with many parks, fire was a major concern to managers. A massive fire on the north end of the Island burned 1,700 acres in 1981. In early January (2012) firefighters from three agencies worked with hand tools to fight … Continue reading

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Cumberland Island National Seashore Turns 40

Cumberland Island National Seashore recently (October 23) celebrated its 40th anniversary. When President Richard Nixon signed federal legislation creating the national seashore off the coast of Georgia in October 1972, it culminated what Park Service officials said was “a long … Continue reading

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Firefighters Fight Fire on Cumberland Island

Firefighters from three agencies worked with hand tools Thursday (January 5) to fight a slow-moving wilderness fire that has burned on Cumberland Island National Seashore. After burning for more than a day, the fire covered 45 acres—or less than 1/10th … Continue reading

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