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New Paintings for Kolb Studio, Grand Canyon National Park

I've just delivered ten paintings to the gallery at the historic Kolb Studio at Grand Canyon National Park. As you may recall, the exhibition from the September "Celebration of Art" (the Grand Canyon Plein Air Festival) will run until mid-February. Show More Summary

The Next Glass Walkway?

First in the recent trend of glass walkways came the Grand Canyon Skywalk (2007):[Photo from Grand Canyon National Park]Then The Ledge at Willis Tower's Skydeck (2009):[Photo from Skydeck website]And this year came the Eiffel Tower:[Photo...Show More Summary

National parks consider raising entry fees

FLAGSTAFF, Arizona — Visiting the Grand Canyon and other national parks could get a little pricier. The U.S. National Park Service said 115 of its 401 park units plan to seek public comment on entrance fees that could go up starting next year. Show More Summary

Endangered gray wolf could be roaming the Grand Canyon

A wayward gray wolf has been spotted several times this month around the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, according to conservationists. The wolf, which is wearing an inactive radio collar, could be the first of its species to...Show More Summary

70-Year First? Gray Wolf Spotted in Grand Canyon

There's a new visitor roaming the Grand Canyon National Park's North Rim, and it's not exactly the fanny-pack-wearing/Nikon-toting variety: As National Geographic reports, wildlife officials are scrambling to confirm multiple sightings of a "wolf-like animal" that's believed to be a gray wolf—if it is, it would be the first...

Yes, the Government Can Turn Even the Grand Canyon Into a Money Pit

3 months agoNews : Reason

Grand Canyon National Park has unrivaled views, and a steady flood of tourists eager for a look, and for a place to get a bite and sleep while they're visiting. So why can't the National Park Service (NPS) get companies to bid on aking...Show More Summary

Lucrative Grand Canyon contract up for bid again

3 months agoNews : The Newsroom

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — One of the most lucrative contracts in the National Park Service is going out to bid for a third time, after Grand Canyon officials found the previous bids unacceptable.

Girl Dies in 550-Foot Fall at Yellowstone

An eight-year-old California girl died Sunday morning after slipping off a trail and falling 550 feet into the Grand Canyon in Yellowstone National Park. Zahra Allahyari of Poway and her family were visiting when they hiked down to the Brink of the Lower Falls observation platform. Show More Summary

Arizona: More Hotels on the Grand Canyon Rim: Good or Bad?

4 months agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

It may be a remote national park, but the South Rim of the Grand Canyon has always been pretty well equipped with hotels. There's the El Tovar Hotel (above), which opened in 1905, right on the rim, of course. Dotted around it are other...Show More Summary

Each Year, 250 Hikers Have To Be Rescued From the Grand Canyon. Why?

4 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The hike down into the Grand Canyon is a rewarding one, full of gorgeous views. It's also, however, a treacherous hike with 250 of the people who attempt the route eventually needed rescue from the National Parks Service. Just what makes it so dangerous? Read more...

The Grand Canyon Is Facing Its Gravest Threat In Its 95-Year History

5 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Developers want to put gondolas, hotels and shops in and around the Grand Canyon, in what the National Park Service has called the "most serious threat the park has faced in its 95-year history." Read more...

An Insider's View of the Grand Canyon

Here are the best South Rim trails, lookouts, and sights most tourists miss, according to Martin Behr of National Parks Revealed.

The Superlative Land of Strange Standing Stones (Part III): Bryce Canyon National Park

5 months agoAcademics / Geology : Geotripper

One of the mysteries of the origin of the Grand Canyon involves the fact that early rivers flowed in the opposite direction of the Colorado River that exists today. Some of those early rivers ended in lakes that covered hundreds or thousands...Show More Summary

A Land of Strange Standing Stones, and an Odd Connection to the Grand Canyon

5 months agoAcademics / Geology : Geotripper

There are a lot of strange landscapes on the Colorado Plateau and otherworldly scenes. Some are famous enough as to not surprise first time visitors, such as the spires and hoodoos at Bryce Canyon National Park. But others are hidden, strung along gravel roads far off the beaten track. Show More Summary

Endangered Razorback Sucker Fish Return to Spawn in Grand Canyon

After returning to the lower Colorado River in 2012 after a 22-year absence, the endangered razorback sucker fish is now spawning in Grand Canyon National Park, scientists announced on June 18. Biologists discovered larval razorbackShow More Summary

North American National Park #12: Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

There is little I can say about the Grand Canyon that you probably don’t already know. It is the largest canyon on Earth. It is one of the greatest wonders in nature (despite the ridiculous voting the 7 Natural Wonders competition). It is also one of the three crown jewels in the US National Park [...]

North American National Park #10 – Yosemite National Park, California

Yosemite is considered one of the “Big 3? in the US National Parks System (the other two being Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon). Its proximity to San Francisco makes it a popular park, and the works of Ansel Adams has given it a place in the American psyche. Yosemite should be on everyone’s list of [...]

‘Yikaisdaha’, An Enthralling Time-Lapse Video of the Skies Above Arizona

6 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Taken from the Navajo word for Milky Way, “Yikaisdaha” is a short video by Toronto filmmaker Gavin Heffernan that compiles some truly beautiful shots of the clear night sky above Grand Canyon National Park and Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park in Arizona. Heffernan also uses the opportunity to play with some visual effects, creating kaleidoscopic [...]

You've Been Looking At The Grand Canyon Wrong

6 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It's tempting, when one visits Grand Canyon National Park, to focus attention on the mammoth hole in the ground (both for safety and for gawking purposes). This timelapse, though, makes a pretty good argument in favor of looking up. Read more...

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