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Enjoy Winter Bird Walks at National Park’s Montezuma Well in Arizona

Enjoy Winter Bird Walks at National Park’s Montezuma Well in ArizonaBeginning Jan. 4, 2014, the National Park Service will offer twice a month winter bird walks at the Montezuma Well unit of Montezuma Castle National Monument in Arizona.

Visitors can join Ranger Melinda McFarland to explore the diverse bird life inhabiting the different ecosystems around the Well. Bird walks will begin at 8:30 a.m. every first and third Saturday through April, weather permitting. The park ranger will meet visitors at the picnic area and help identify birds around the site, while interpreting different species and their roles in the local environment.
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Chiricahua National Monument’s Bonita Canyon Drive, Campground Remain Closed

Chiricahua National Monument’s Bonita Canyon Drive, Campground Remain Closed The upper portion of Bonita Canyon Drive and the Bonita Canyon Campground in Chiricahua National Monument (NM) located 120 miles southeast of Tucson, Arizona remain closed due to flooding from heavy rains that passed through the area on July 23, 2013...
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Mussel-Infested Boat Quarantined at Glen Canyon Launch Area

Mussel-Infested Boat Quarantined at Glen Canyon Launch Area A vessel infested with live adult quagga mussels was prevented from launching on Lake Powell in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area on March 24 before the invasives could contaminate lake waters.

The mussels were discovered by an employee at Antelope...
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Vegetarian Dinosaur Comes Home to Arizona’s Glen Canyon Dam

Vegetarian Dinosaur Comes Home to Arizona’s Glen Canyon Dam The Bureau of Reclamation and the National Park Service have combined forces to bring a special dinosaur exhibit from the Museum of Northern Arizona to the Carl Hayden Visitor Center at Glen Canyon Dam in Page, Arizona.

Included is the free-standing s...
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Kartchner Caverns State Park Prepares 10th Anniversary Celebration

Kartchner Caverns State Park Prepares 10th Anniversary Celebration Arizona's stunning Kartchner Caverns State Park marks its 10th anniversary in November and park officials have lined up a variety of activities and workshops to help celebrate the birthday.

On Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 7 and 8, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 5 p...
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