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Fort Ord

Your Newest National Monument: Obama Protects California's Fort Ord

Bill Meadows | Posted 06.24.2012 | Green
Bill Meadows

Just 48 hours before Earth Day, President Obama designated Fort Ord, California, a national monument. This did not come as a surprise to the citizens of California's central coast, and those who supported preserving the former military base's rich history and lush nature.

Your Newest National Monument: Ft. Ord

Stacy Bare | Posted 06.24.2012 | Green
Stacy Bare

The lands of Fort Ord represent some of the last remaining open space in the Monterey Bay Area and are home to miles to trails and many rare plants and wildlife. Why is this important?