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Grand Canyon Trust

A Grand Canyon conservation group has released the first ever climate change plan for the region. It prioritizes concerns such increasing risk of drought and wildfire.


A fundraising arm of Grand Canyon National Park has been awarded a grant to restore murals in a historic watchtower.

Scott Thybony's Canyon Commentary: The Map

May 25, 2016
University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections

There are thousands of maps of the Grand Canyon. But Flagstaff-based writer Scott Thybony was only interested in one of them when he sat down to write this month's Canyon Commentary. He wanted to see for himself the earliest known printed map of the Canyon. When he did, he inadvertently found something else; the perfect word to describe its magnitude and beauty. 


National Park Service

Officials at Grand Canyon National Park expect 2016 to be another record setting year for attendance. Arizona Public Radio's Justin Regan reports. 


Photo by Glenn Tachiyama

Two runners from Flagstaff are teaming up with The White House on a new campaign. Rob Krar and Christina Bauer are husband and wife, and they’ve been enlisted by President Obama in an effort to call attention to the value of the nation's public lands. Krar and Bauer joined Arizona Public Radio's Aaron Granillo to discuss their new partnership with the president.


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