The Oregon Caves National Monument has been expanded, and is now home to the first underground river, the River Styx, to be listed as Wild and Scenic. This and other enhancements to our nation’s wilderness areas come as the result of President Obama having signed the National Defense Authorization Act, which included provisions concerning these public lands. Zach Urness at the Statesman has more: http://www.statesmanjournal.com/story/news/local/2014/12/19/oregon-caves-expansion-conservation-bills-signed-law/20661631/

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