From moonlight hikes and botany strolls, there's lots to do at Saguaro National Park in Arizona this month.
Saguaro National Park
You can add Isle Royale National Park, Saguaro National Park, and Devils Tower National Monument to the units of the National Park System that will have higher entrance fees in the coming months.
Consider this future scenario: the desire to see the wonders of the American outdoors is considered uninteresting, unfruitful to thought, and an unproductive experience that doesn’t help with life. These thoughts are coming from the parents of the future who pass on their knowledge to their children.
Two million dollars to help remove 500 tons of debris at Point Reyes National Seashore. Twenty-three-million dollars committed for land acquisition at Grand Teton National Park. Another $2 million to help open Stonewall National Monument.
The dog days of summer are upon us and the birding is slow in most parts of the country. While summer breeding season has ended in many areas, fall migration for songbirds is still at least a couple weeks away. Still, there’s good birding to be had during these popular vacation times in the national parks.
Saguaro National Park is taking comments on a proposal to increase its entrance fee from $10 to $15 to help address maintenance projects in the park.
In celebration of the Centennial of the National Park Service, an art exhibition by southern Arizona students is on display at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library in downtown Tucson.
The latest video in the “Outside Science (inside parks)” series follows high school and college students from nearby Tucson who are helping Saguaro’s scientists count, measure, and monitor the cacti in the park.
Desert Bighorn Sheep Spotted In Tucson Mountain District Of Saguaro National Park; First Sighting In Six Decades
A sharp-eyed visitor, and a motion-triggered camera, have confirmed the presence of desert bighorn sheep in the Tucson Mountain District of Saguaro National Park, sightings that are the first in the district in 60 years.
As the snow continues to pile up in the Rockies, thoughts not surprisingly turn to warmer settings, and Saguaro National Park in southern Arizona is a great place to explore in early spring. Wildflowers are coming up, temperatures are warming, but not too hot or too cold, and crowds seemingly have gone elsewhere.