Information regarding a recent construction project completion https://www.nps.gov/orpi/learn/news/alamo-canyon-campground-facility-upgrades-completed.htm
The National Park Service is seeking public comment on a proposed project to reconstruct Bonnie Clare Road, which was destroyed by the flood and is still closed to the public. https://www.nps.gov/deva/learn/news/bonnie-clare-initial-scoping.htm
On Monday, March 27, Grand Canyon National Park will begin daily closures of the North Kaibab Trail at Redwall Bridge to remove debris from a storm-caused rockslide. During this time, rim-to-rim travel will be restricted. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/north-kaibab-ribbons-falls-temporary-closures.htm
Montezuma Well has reestablished their traditional use garden and is looking for a few regular volunteers to help keep it maintained on a weekly basis. Volunteer opportunities are not limited to individuals. Groups are also encouraged to participate. Getting your hands dirty with fellow co-workers is a great team building exercise. Educational programs will be offered to school and scout groups interested in assisting as well….
The man who attacked a National Park Service employee in Chiricahua National Monument has been found guilty. Gil Gaxiola, age 33, was recently convicted of Attempted First Degree Murder, Armed Robbery, three counts of Aggravated Assault, Kidnapping, and motor vehicle theft….
BOULDER CITY, Nevada – Two adult males died after a motorcycle accident on Northshore Road within Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
At 12:59 p.m., the Lake Mead Interagency Communication Center received a report of a motor vehicle accident involving two motorcycles around mile marker 30 on Northshore Road. The National Park Service, Nevada Highway Patrol and Clark County Fire Department responded to the scene….
Saguaro National Park is offering a variety of walks and talks this spring that explore the park’s wonderful natural and cultural histories. Program listings also are available on the park’s website, www.nps.gov/sagu, or visit us on Facebook. Interpretive programs are free, but park entrance fees apply. Program schedules are subject to change; visitors should call the visitor centers for updates or reservations. https://www.nps.gov/sagu/learn/news/saguaro-national-park-april-program-schedule.htm
Mesa Verde National Park invites you to join Park Ecologist, Tova Spector, on an “End of Winter Wildflower Walk” on Friday, March 24, beginning at 10 a.m. The guided hike is free, but advance sign-up is required. This hike is recommended for participants 12 years old and up.
The 2017 Mesa Verde National Park Artists in Residence (AIR) have been selected. Each artist will offer a free public program in the park during their residency. Watch the park’s 2017 Artists in Residence web page for details on date, time and place of public programs closer to the time of the residency noted below.
Larry Hughes of Memphis, Tennessee works primarily in watercolor, drawing media, and oil. With roots in Arizona and California, his primary artistic interests are western wilderness areas, particularly national parks, where he hikes trails and works plein air. He has been Artist in Residence in several national parks including Zion National Park, Petrified Forest National Park, and Guadalupe Mountains National Park. Larry will be in residence at Mesa Verde from May 1-13….
Grand Canyon, AZ – On Tuesday, March 14, at 4:17 pm, the Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center received a call reporting that a visitor had fallen from the rim of the canyon west of Mather Point….