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Grand Canyon fossil footprints reveal early desert dwelling animals

Fossil footprints survive as evidence of the animal occupants of a Northern Arizona desert of dunes that existed before the age of dinosaurs.

Border Wall to Go Up in National Monument, Wildlife Refuge

DHS has again waived environmental laws to build more barriers along the southern border.

Fire Managers Setting Prescribed Burns This Week

National Park Service to ignite 500-plus acres east of Tucson.

Study Finds 96 Percent Of National Parks Have Significant Levels of Air Pollution

The study also found that climate change is a significant concern for most national parks.

Another Grand Canyon Visitor Dies in Fall From Edge

Officials said about 12 people die each year within the park, which draws millions of visitors a year.

2 More Fatal Falls at Grand Canyon Follow Dozens of Others

Sixty-four fatal falls have been recorded in the park's history, many from someone going around a guardrail or accidentally driving off the rim.

Grand Canyon Park Superintendent Steps Down

Christine Lehnertz, the first female superintendent of the park, is the second consecutive Grand Canyon chief to leave under pressure.

Wildflowers Show Off Their Colors Around Arizona

Fall and winter rains provided a necessary resource for brilliant blooms.

Volunteers Keep Saguaro National Park Clean During Shutdown

Staff at Tumacácori National Historical Park tighten budgets as they wait to return to work.

Chiricahua National Monument Closes to Visitors

Officials cite "health and safety concerns" on day 12 of shutdown.

Garbage, Feces Take Toll on National Parks Amid Shutdown

The shutdown has left parks without many of the employees who monitor campgrounds and otherwise keep parks running.

Grand Canyon National Park, Turning 100, Works With Tribes to Tell Their Stories

The agency is collaborating with 11 tribes in advance of the park's centennial next year.

Tucson-Based Nonprofit to Run Shuttles at Sabino Canyon

The Regional Partnering Center plans to use gas vehicles at first and switch to an all-electric fleet.

State parks projects under review due to delays, cost hikes

Leadership is reviewing all projects in the wake of complaints that led to the ouster of the previous director.

National Forest Offices Closed, Recreation Sites Open on Wednesday

All federal offices will be closed on Dec. 5th for a national day of mourning.

Court Changes Mind on Grand Canyon Mine Claim

Some say the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision may be too late.

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