Gulf Islands National Seashore

Gulf Islands National Seashore

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Oil Spill Hits Gulf Islands National Seashore

July 19, 2010, 9:55 am
The NPCA has some great information about the latest on the oil spill in the gulf. Here's an update from their most recent e-newsletter: Eight national parks are threatened by the Deepwater Horizon spill. Since the explosion in April, the oil has been spreading and has now reached Gulf Islands ...

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Washed-out road turns Gulf Islands National Seashore into a hikers' paradise

December 10, 2009, 7:58 am
It's a 70-degree fall weekday, and I'm sitting on a powdery white beach lapped by gentle turquoise waves as I eat a pear and "work" on my travel story about Gulf Islands National Seashore.It seems life couldn't get much better — but it does.I've encountered only one other bicyclist ...

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GINS Seeking Volunteers for Park

March 4, 2009, 8:19 am
"Gulf Islands National Seashore is recruiting volunteers to help park staff in the field of visitor services. This is a wonderful opportunity to work with other people interested in the park's diverse resources and to provide information about the park to the visiting public," said Jerry Eubanks, Gulf Islands ...

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GINS Seeking Volunteers for Park

March 4, 2009, 8:18 am
"Gulf Islands National Seashore is recruiting volunteers to help park staff in the field of visitor services. This is a wonderful opportunity to work with other people interested in the park's diverse resources and to provide information about the park to the visiting public," said Jerry Eubanks, Gulf Islands ...

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How to Visit the Unspoiled Paradise of the Barrier Islands

June 18, 2008, 8:39 am
Considered one of the jewels of the National Park Service, the Gulf Islands National Seashore remains a lightly used paradise. Compared with the crowded national parks near cities in the West or Northeast, the vast stretches of desolate beach available within 60 miles of downtown Mobile are remarkable. True, you ...

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Mississippi: Sun and adventure on West Ship Island

April 24, 2008, 11:50 am
It's like something out of a movie: A boat filled with tourists -- drinking and happy, delighted with the exploits of the passing dolphins -- washes up to a rugged island whose exotic name conjures the mystique surrounding this place.This is West Ship Island, the most touristy of the ...

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