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The Yampa River flows through Dinosaur National Monument at Deerlodge Park, the eastern most point of the monument in Moffat County. Congressional sequestration is forcing Dinosaur to trim about $170,000 from its operating budget this fiscal year, but monument attractions will not be affected. Plans to rehabilitate Deerlodge Park Road also will move ahead as planned.

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Dinosaur sites, attractions won’t be affected by congressional sequestration

With many national parks announcing cuts to programs and access as the summer tourism season approaches, Dinosaur National Monument's Dan Johnson said budget cuts primarily will affect staffing.


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