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Swan Day among first casualties of federal budget cuts

Visitors will see shorter seasons, fewer services as fed funding shrinks.

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At a glance

Federal budget cut impacts on Utah’s National Park Service units

Five national parks, six national monuments, one national historic site and one national recreation area.

» More than 9.5 million visitors in 2012; about 40 percent of the annual tourist numbers for Utah

» $698 million in economic benefit to Utah in 2011

» More than 11,300 jobs directly supported by the National Park Service in Utah

Source: National Park Service

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