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Road Repair Project to Begin 11-20 at Big Bend NP

Road Repair Project to Begin 11-20 at Big Bend NP

November 18, 2020 - BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, TX – A Federal Highways Road Repair Project is set to begin Friday, November 20, 2020. Over the next two months, road crews will be busy making much needed improvements to many park roads through asphalt resurfacing,...

NPS Reduces Wildfire Risk Across Record 5.4 Million Acres

NPS Reduces Wildfire Risk Across Record 5.4 Million Acres

November 18, 2020 - BOISE, Idaho – The Department of the Interior announced today that it has once again made substantial progress in Fiscal Year 2020 to reduce the risk of wildfire nationwide, treating a ten-year best, 1.5 million acres of public land to prevent...

Winter Operations at Bryce Canyon National Park

Winter Operations at Bryce Canyon National Park

November 18, 2020 - The first signs of winter have arrived here at 8,000 feet. As days grow shorter, snowstorms blanket the hoodoos, and temperatures fall below freezing, park and concessionaire operations have begun making seasonal changes. Currently the Visitor...

Desert X 2021: A safe, outdoor art experience.

Desert X 2021: A safe, outdoor art experience.

Desert X 2021 A safe, outdoor art experience, free and open to all The third edition of Desert X will open on February 6 - April 11, 2021 at sites spanning 40 miles across California's Coachella Valley. The exhibition will be among the first art experiences in the...

Winter Season Changes at Glenn Canyon

Winter Season Changes at Glenn Canyon

Nov. 12, 2020 - Visitors to Lees Ferry and Lake Powell are advised annual winter season changes in operations are occurring. The following buildings and water dependent amenities will be closed for winterization in the following order: The pumpout station at the...

Fatal Fall in Escalante Arm of Lake Powell

Update November 10, 2020 Investigation into the fatal fall on October 8 from Willow Gulch in the Escalante Arm of Lake Powell has resulted in limited additional information. The victim has been identified as Cory James Christensen, a 49-year old male. Flagstaff,...

Fall and Winter Operations Updates for Zion National Park

Fall and Winter Operations Updates for Zion National Park

Oct. 30, 2020 - SPRINGDALE, UT – Fall has arrived at Zion National Park. The following provides an overview of upcoming seasonal opportunities at Zion Lodge, operational changes in the national park that will occur in November and December, and important...

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Shutterbug

The Photo Essay

The Photo Essay

When I first started shooting seriously back in the darkroom ages, my goal was to be a photographer whose work made a difference. By exposing injustices or social ills, the work would be a key to understanding those issues and lead to solutions to tough problems. It...