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.
Saguaro National Park
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.
An investigation is ongoing to track down whoever hacked up nine saguaro cacti in Saguaro National Park, including two that were estimated to be at least 150 years old.
With the winter months the high season for visitation at Saguaro National Park, you won't have to search long to find something to do in the park in February.
Here's a quick look at scheduled activities in Saguaro National Park in Arizona for the month of January: