Park Celebrates Citizenship Day
Contact: Paul Henderson, 435-719-2102
Twenty-four Utah residents became new United States citizens during a naturalization ceremony at Arches National Park on Thursday, September 23rd. The new citizens were from fifteen countries worldwide, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, El Salvador, Finland, Guatemala, Honduras, Italy, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, United Kingdom and Venezuela.
The ceremony took place at the La Sal Mountain Overlook at 9:00 a.m.
Did You Know?
Naturally occurring sandstone basins called “potholes” collect rain water and wind-blown sediment, forming tiny ecosystems where a fascinating collection of plants and animals live. Tadpole shrimp, fairy shrimp and many insects can be found in potholes. More...