Presentation about the surprisingly dynamic structure of Rainbow Bridge on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area headquarters, 691 Scenic View Drive. https://www.nps.gov/glca/learn/news/rainbow-bridge-actually-moves.htm
On October 3 and 5, 2016, Grand Canyon National Park partnered with Arizona Department of Public Safety and the US Department of Transportation to support ongoing inspections of all commercial traffic entering the park. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/2016-commercial-vehicle-inspection.htm
Guided bird watching strolls will take place every Saturday morning in the month of October, during the fall migration season. https://www.nps.gov/tuma/learn/news/bird-walks-2016-2017.htm
Source:: Bird Walks 2016-2017
On the evening of Día de los Muertos, Wednesday, November 2nd, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., the park will offer free entrance, traditional treats, face-painting, crafts, and candlelight throughout the church and cemetery for visitors wishing to celebrate. https://www.nps.gov/tuma/learn/news/dia-de-los-muertos-2016.htm
Source:: Dia de los Muertos 2016
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, Twentynine Palms, California – The Park will host its second annual Night Sky Festival beginning Friday, October 28 and running through Sunday, October 30. This year, events will be staged at multiple locations, in and around the park. A variety of activities will be offered to include, wildlife programs, nature walks, night-sky viewing and a host of other interesting and educational offerings.
Grand Canyon, AZ –Fire managers at Grand Canyon National Park anticipate initiating two prescribed burns on the North Rim this week as weather and fuel moisture conditions allow.
Prescribed fires play an important role in decreasing risks to life, resources, and property. Fire managers carefully plan prescribed fires, initiating them only under environmental conditions that are favorable to assuring firefighter and visitor safety and to achieving the desired objectives. Prescribed fire objectives include reducing accumulations of hazard fuels, maintaining the natural role of fire in a fire-adapted ecosystem, and protection of sensitive cultural and natural resources….
“Centennial Edition” Celebrating the Influence of Art in the Founding of the National Park Service https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/pleinair2016.htm
Zion National Park welcoming input into management strategies https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/psmtg.htm
Arches and Canyonlands national parks are expecting record visitation during the fall recess of Utah public schools, October 20 – 23, associated with the annual Utah Educators Association (UEA) Convention and Education Exposition. Officials are advising visitors to expect heavy traffic, crowded trails, and limited parking.
Arches and Canyonlands national parks are expecting record visitation during the fall recess of Utah public schools, October 20 – 23. Officials are advising visitors to expect heavy traffic, crowded trails, and limited parking. https://www.nps.gov/arch/learn/news/news101716.htm