Cold Winter Weather: Caution ! Park Roads Are Snow-packed and Icy.
A very cold air mass will settle across Northern Arizona through the remainder of the week... with high temperatures in the 20s & 30s (-6 to 3 C) for most locations. Another storm system will bring a chance of snow to the area Saturday & Sunday. More »
Grand Canyon National Park is served by hundreds of volunteers each year.
In order to find out about current volunteer opportunities in Grand Canyon National Park, log on to www.volunteer.gov/gov.
If you are interested in finding out about volunteer opportunities in other National Parks and/or other government agencies, visit www.volunteer.gov/gov.
For additional information about volunteer opportunities in Grand Canyon National Park, please email our Volunteer Office.
Thank you for your interest in Grand Canyon National Park!
Why Are You Wearing a Green Shirt ?
By former Volunteer in Park, Sara Officer
Should you hear the call of the canyon and are interested in volunteer opportunities here or at other national park sites visit http://www.volunteer.gov/gov/
The National Park Service would like to thank Sara Officer, the author of this article, and all the volunteers who have contributed their time and talents to this and other NPS areas.
Canyon Sketches Vol 02 - April 2008
Volunteers Help Control Invasive Plants
Invasive plants such as Sahara mustard pose a serious ecological threat to Grand Canyon. Volunteers have made important contributions towards controlling this aggressive invader over the last few years. Volunteer trips with Science and Resource Management’s vegetation program are fun and educational and give people who love Grand Canyon the opportunity to help preserve park resources.
Did You Know?
There are approximately 1,737 known species of vascular plants, 167 species of fungi, 64 species of moss and 195 species of lichen found in Grand Canyon National Park. This variety is largely due to the 6,000 foot elevation change from the river up to the highest point on the North Rim. More...