Heavy Rain Potential Tuesday, August 26 - Flash Flood Watch Until 11:00 p.m.
Monsoonal weather patterns have moved into the Grand Canyon area decreasing fire danger. As a result, on Tuesday, July 8 at 8 a.m. fire managers lifted fire restrictions within Grand Canyon National Park. More »
Two Bats Collected in the Park Have Tested Positive for Rabies
One on the North Kaibab Trail and the other at Tusayan Ruin/Museum. Rabies can be prevented if appropriate medical care is given following an exposure. Any persons having physical contact with bats in Grand Canyon National Park, please follow this link. More »
Behind the Scenes - Science and Resource Management staff to host Public Open House in the Grand Canyon Lodge on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park
Contact: Maureen Oltrogge, 928-638-7779
Contact: Allyson Mathis, 928-638-7923
The Open House will give the public the opportunity to learn more about the critical role that Science and Resource Management plays in preserving and protecting Grand Canyon’s natural, cultural, and experiential resources for the benefit of future generations. Martha Hahn, Chief of Science and Resource Management said, “The Open House will provide an opportunity for us to share unique aspects of our work. It also gives us the chance to interact with members of the North Rim community, public and park staff about the various resource disciplines.”
Several programs will be highlighted in the Open House, including the park’s native fish recovery efforts, threatened and endangered species management, exotic vegetation control, and air quality monitoring.
For additional information, please contact Allyson Mathis, Science and Education Outreach Coordinator, at 928-638-7923.
Did You Know?
From Yavapai Point on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, the drop to the Colorado River below is 4,600 feet (1,400 m). The elevation at river level is 2,450 feet (750 m) above sea level. Without the Colorado River, a perennial river in a desert environment, the Grand Canyon would not exist.