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Federal government culls pigs in Congaree National Park to stop pollution and damage to natural resources

Federal government culls pigs in Congaree National Park to stop pollution and damage to natural resources

Federal snipers recently ventured deep into Congaree National Park, seeking to kill a voracious type of animal that threatens the preserve’s fragile forested floodplain southeast of Columbia. Feral pigs traverse South Carolina – and their destructive ways have not spared Congaree National Park, a 27,000-acre swamp forest that is the cornerstone of South Carolina’s nature …

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TRAILS AND PARKS: Environment Minister Creecy urged to hand over 'broken' Table Mountain National Park to Cape Town

TRAILS AND PARKS: Environment Minister Creecy urged to hand over ‘broken’ Table Mountain National Park to Cape Town

After years of calling for change, trying to conserve valuable native species and rebuilding neglected trails themselves, users of Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) are calling for the economically and ecologically important park to change direction. The public forum, Friends of Table Mountain, has called on Environment Minister Barbara Creecy to transfer management of the …

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