Trump signs bill to expand and redesignate Ocmulgee Mounds Park

Today the White House officially signed the bill which expands the park by 2100 acres and redesignates the park from Ocmulgee National Monument to Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park

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The Ocmulgee Mounds will now have a new name and more land thanks to The National Resources Management Act into law, which was signed into law today by President Trump.

The act will redesignate the Ocmulgee Mounds from a National Monument to a National Historic Park.

It will also expand the park by 2,100 acres, in addition to the 702 acres already designated for protection.

There will be additional funds for a special resource study for the Ocmulgee River Corridor to assess the significance of the area, to determine if it should be protected by the National Park Service.

For more information on The National Resources Management Act click here.

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Cecilia Reeves joined the 41 First Alert Storm Team as Chief Meteorologist in August of 2016.  She grew up just north of Macon, in McDonough, GA but attended the University of Alabama and received an undergraduate degree in Telecommunications and Film with a concentration in Broadcast Journalism.  Upon graduation in Tuscaloosa, she traveled up to road to Starkville, MS where she received a Masters of Science in Broadcast Meteorology.  In her career she has worked on the West Coast, in the Midwest, and now back home in the Southeast.  When she is not forecasting she enjoys training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, cheering on her teams (Alabama Crimson Tide, Atlanta Falcons, and the Kansas City Royals), and playing with her dogs: Dora and Winston.