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Land Donation Closes,  Adding 280 Acres to Florissant Fossil Beds

Land Donation Closes, Adding 280 Acres to Florissant Fossil Beds

Dec. 23, 2020 - On Monday, December 21, the National Park Service closed on a 280-acre donated parcel at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument in Colorado. This addition creates more access to address wildfire mitigation on the western side of the monument and...

Tumacácori Luminarias Cancelled for 2020

Tumacácori Luminarias Cancelled for 2020

December 11, 2020 - After reviewing guidance from the White House and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and consulting with the U.S. Public Health Service and local public health authorities, Tumacácori National Historical Park is cancelling the...

Tassi Ranch Hazardous Tree Removal

Tassi Ranch Hazardous Tree Removal

  ST GEORGE, UT: Hazardous tree removal work will be completed at the historic Tassi Ranch at Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument December 6-12. Visitors are asked to use extreme caution and to avoid the house and parking lot areas. The ranch can be best...

Lees Ferry Road Traffic Delays Dec. 7 to 31

Lees Ferry Road Traffic Delays Dec. 7 to 31

Visitors to Lees Ferry are advised to expect traffic delays on the Lees Ferry Road near the Paria River Bridge beginning on Monday, Dec. 7 and daily through Dec. 31, 2020. The Lees Ferry Road is located between Marble Canyon, Arizona and Lees Ferry, in Glen Canyon...

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How to keep ice COLD in the desert.

How to keep ice COLD in the desert.

Tips on how to keep your cooler cold, your ice from melting too fast and your food fresh when traveling in the desert. by Lynn Bremner of DesertUSA.com One of the challenges of camping in the desert is keeping your ice cold and...

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Intimate Landscapes: Macro Photography

Intimate Landscapes: Macro Photography

"Slowly, quietly, I crawled on my knees over the rocky desert pavement in the Eastern Mojave Preserve in Southern California, trying not to disturb any wildlife. I was decked out in my signature hunting gear (stained, tacky khaki pants and a decrepit T-shirt), and the...