National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis is determined to rid plastic bottles from the national parks, but wants to consider all factors before doing so, the agency's communications chief said today while addressing the uproar over the director's decision to put a hold on a water bottle ban at Grand Canyon National Park.NPS-Bottle Bans.pdf NPS-Bottles Cost Factor.pdf NPS-Green Parks Plan Bottles.pdf NPS-Jarvis Bottles.pdf
Grand Canyon National Park
In a wonderful new book, Lance Newman has compiled an outdoor literary fan's best's best of short stories, essays, and poetry regaling the Grand Canyon. Within the covers you'll find Ed Abbey, John McPhee, Terry Tempest Williams, Barry Lopez and more.
Condors circling overhead led to the discovery Thursday of a male's body in Grand Canyon National Park below Lees Ferry.
It's a single digit, one not overly impressive, but when you consider the number of California condor chicks hatched in the wild at Grand Canyon National Park, "three" is record-setting.
Updated: Report Details How Corporate Pressure Seemingly Derailed Plans For a Plastic Bottle Ban at Grand Canyon National Park
A plan that would, in part, showcase the National Park Service's commitment to reduce plastic bottle litter was partially derailed when Coca Cola raised its concerns over the plan with Park Service Chief Jon Jarvis, who blocked a ban on disposable water bottles at Grand Canyon National Park.
Backpack the Grand Canyon, a roughly 90-minute exploration of hiking down into the landscape of Grand Canyon National Park, covers the bases from preparation to execution.
U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop, who chairs the House subcommittee that oversees national parks and other federal lands, says it is unconstitutional for the federal government to own those tracts.
U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials on Wednesday announced their preference to extend a moratorium on uranium mining around Grand Canyon National Park for 20 years. After a 30-day waiting period, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will be able to sign off on the plan.
An Indiana man has been indicted on six counts alleging child abuse stemming from rim-to-river-to-rim hikes in Grand Canyon National Park with his three grandsons during some of the hottest days of the summer.
As the fall color season winds down in the Arizona high country, there's another sure sign winter is on the way: Most facilities on the North Rim at Grand Canyon National Park will close for the season on October 15. The area remains open for visitors for another month or so, depending upon the weather, and all operations continue as normal at the park's busy South Rim.