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February 12, 2016
Organ Pipe Cactus Plans for National Park Service Centennial
Organ Pipe Cactus is expanding its interpretive programming to highlight the Centennial of the National Park Service.

December 09, 2015
Agencies Join Together for Wilderness Training to Kick-Off the National Park Service Centennial
Organ Pipe Cactus sponsored a Wilderness workshop with US Border Patrol, Ajo Station to explore wilderness stewardship and management.

November 30, 2015
Christmas Bird Count 2015
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge are looking for birders of all skills for the 2015 Christmas Bird Count.

October 01, 2015
Change In Registration Procedures for Organ Pipe Cactus Campground
Effective October 1, Alamo Canyon Campground becomes a self- registration campground.

August 25, 2015
Scenic Drive to Face Periodic Closures
Beginning in August, the Ajo Mountain Drive will be periodically closed to allow for road upgrades.

July 20, 2015
Ajo Teacher Joins Organ Pipe Cactus Staff for the Summer
This year Organ Pipe Cactus was one of 27 national parks in the region selected to receive funding for a Teacher-Ranger-Teacher professional development opportunity.

July 17, 2015
Amy Stasch Joins Staff at Organ Pipe Cactus
Organ Pipe Cactus welcomes the newest member of the management team.

June 01, 2015
Fees Will Increase October 1st
Beginning October 1, 2015 entrance fees and camping fees will increase at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

April 30, 2015
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument to Star In Film
The British Broadcasting Corporation will be visiting Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument to film an upcoming 3 part series on the "Wild West."

April 30, 2015
More Access at Organ Pipe Increases Owl Survey
On March 14, 2015 a group of 20 scientists, birders, and volunteers teamed up with park biologists to conduct and owl survey at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

April 23, 2015
Tourism to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument creates $13,499,000 in Economic Benefits
A National Park Service report shows that 224,547 visitors to Organ Pipe Cactus in 2014 spent $13.5 million in communities near the park and supported 195 jobs.

April 23, 2015
Junior Rangers Explore Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
On April 7th, the Duncan Family was all smiles as they earned their 53rd Junior Ranger Badge at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

April 10, 2015
Agencies Work Together to Conserve Shared Species of Concern
Staff from six different agencies meet to discuss shared plant and animal species that are either listed or proposed to be listed as engandered or threatened

April 10, 2015
Organ Pipe Cactus, The Premier Southwest Destination for Anyone Looking for a Truly Exceptional National Park Experience
For the past 3 months, Park Rangers have been spreading the word that the monument is open and is a great destination for visitors of all types.

April 02, 2015
Organ Pipe and Border Patrol Collaborate on Reducing Need for Motorized Vehicles in Wilderness
National Park Service and US Border Patrol increase the use of horse patrol in designated wilderness areas.

March 06, 2015
Your Fees at Work
Entrance Fees help to pay for picnic area improvements

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