Earth Science Week to be Celebrated at Grand Canyon National Park

Earth Science Week

Grand Canyon National Park invites the public to join in its celebration of Earth Science Week (ESW) and National Fossil Day during the week of October 14 – 20, 2012.

Grand Canyon National Park to Celebrate New Park Facilities: Public Invited to Attend Ribbon Cutting and Open House

NPS Photo by Michael Quinn

Date: August 30, 2012
Contact: Shannan Marcak, 928-638-7958

Grand Canyon, Ariz. - On Wednesday, September 12, Grand Canyon National Park will celebrate the completion of several new park facilities intended to promote healthy outdoor activity in the park and to increase visitor access to the South Rim by means other than automobile.

Grand Canyon National Park to Manage Two Fires on North Rim

Date: August 9, 2012
Contact: Shannan Marcak, 928-638-7958
Grand Canyon, Ariz. - Fire managers on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park will be managing two lightning-caused fires for multiple objectives.

Tiyo Fire: The Tiyo Fire is less than one-quarter acre in size and is located on the Outlet Peninsula approximately three miles west of the North Rim developed area and two miles south of the Basin. It is burning primarily in ponderosa pine with some pockets of mixed-conifer and aspen. The area last burned in 2005 during the Dragon Fire.

History to Come Alive at Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon historic people

Grand Canyon, Ariz. --- Travel back in time and meet eight of Grand Canyon National Park's most influential people during "Echoes from the Canyon", the park's first living history event on Friday, August 3, 2012.

Kaibab National Forest Lifts All Fire Restrictions

Release Date: Jul 16, 2012
Contact(s): Patrick Lair, 928-643-8172

Beginning at 8:00 am on Tuesday, July 17, the North Kaibab Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest will rescind campfire and smoking restrictions. Recent monsoonal weather has created wetter conditions and reduced fire severity across the forest. Restrictions on the Williams and Tusayan Ranger Districts were lifted over the weekend, which means that all fire restrictions across the Kaibab National Forest are rescinded as of tomorrow.

Fire Restrictions Lifted in Grand Canyon National Park

Date: July 13, 2012
Contact: Shannan Marcak, 928-638-7958
Grand Canyon, Ariz. - Monsoonal weather patterns have moved into the Grand Canyon area decreasing fire danger. As a result, fire managers have lifted all fire restrictions within the park.

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Youth artists bring images of the inner canyon to South Rim visitors

Grand Inspiration participants and guides translating their experiences into art. NPS Photo

Grand Inspiration participants and guides translating their experiences into art. NPS Photo

Grand Canyon North Rim to Celebrate Western Arts Day, 2012

Western Arts Day, North Rim Grand Canyon

Date: June 14, 2012
Contact: Shannan Marcak, 928-638-7958
Ariz. - The National Park Service invites the public to celebrate Western Arts Day 2012, Saturday, July 14, on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. Western Arts Day celebrates the unique culture that defines Grand Canyon, Northern Arizona, and Southern Utah.

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