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Latest California Condor Update

Here’s the latest condor update available. Check back as new ones come in!



Updates on Grand Canyon News

New updates to the Grand Canyon News page have been added. They include Earth Science Week to be celebrated soon, and a prescribed fire planned for the South Rim that may impact traffic. Check out the updates here.

Updated Grand Canyon News

For those interested in current Grand Canyon news, be sure to check the recently updated news page here!

National Park Week!

Don’t miss out on the celebration of National Park week at the Grand Canyon April 16-24, 2011. Entrance fees will be waived for the week, so this is a great opportunity to visit the Grand Canyon! You can get more information here.

California Condor Breeding Season Update

An update from Ms. Marker Marshall, Grand Canyon Interpretive Ranger. I will do my best to forward updates from Marker. She’s great!!


Hello Condor Enthusiasts— This is a long Breeding Season update.

Population numbers from the US Fish & Wildlife Service, as of February 28, 2011:

World Total:     369  (This is down one since December 31; a breeding-age […]

Another Fun Day…. on the Rio! Video!

You wouldn’t know you’re in Arizona when you float the Verde River. A lush riparian environment surrounds you with flora and fauna. Great blue herons abound; red winged blackbirds screech; beavers and otters hide in the cattails. Armed with water canons, we make our way down the mighty (…umm) Verde. Alliances form as all engage […]

Grand Canyon Construction Detours Begin Sept. 8

For three days, beginning September 8, 2009, the move to the new South Entrance road will begin. No public vehicle traffic will be allowed to access Mather Point and no non-commercial vehicles will be allowed access to the plaza at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center. The rim trail will allow pedestrian access to Mather Point […]

Grand Canyon Fires Continue to Burn

As reported by Grand Canyon National Park, the Aspen fire on the North Rim continues to burn and has spread to approximately 2,390 acres as of Saturday. This fire is burning on the Walhalla Plateau east of the developed area on the North Rim. The National Park Service is expecting this fire to lose momentum […]