Fall 2013: Highway Interchange Bridge Work
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Nov. 2012-July 2013, due to bank error credit cards may not have been charged for your entrance fee
...due to a bank error credit cards may not have been charged for your entrance fee, even if you received a receipt from the entrance station. The error was corrected on Sept. 26th, 2013. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.
Learning Center Lecture Series, February 2007
Contact: Bill Parker, (928) 524-6228 ext. 262
Petrified Forest National Park Learning Center Lecture Series, February 2007
Petrified Forest, AZ ― Invaders are taking over our natural areas! Exotic plants now threaten millions of acres in our national park lands. Petrified Forest National Park will present the film, “Invaders of the National Parks” on Wednesday, February 7 at 10:00 a.m. as part of the monthly Learning Center Lecture Series.
This film will take you on a journey to join teams of National Park Service “Weed Warriors” as they take on the task of eradicating unwelcome salt cedars (a.k.a. Tamarisk) and other harmful plants from our precious protected landscapes.
Learn what you can do to help in this national effort! Park staff will be on hand to describe current weed management activities at Petrified Forest National Park and opportunities for you to become a “Weed Warrior” too!
The Petrified Forest National Park Learning Center was established to bring park visitors and researchers together to foster understanding and appreciation of the natural and cultural resources of the park and the Colorado Plateau. Lectures are held the first Wednesday of each month on a variety of topics including geology, paleontology, archaeology, and biology.
For more information call (928) 524-6228 weekdays, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time; or write to the Superintendent, Petrified Forest National Park, P.O. Box 2217, Petrified Forest, AZ 86028; or e-mail the park.
Did You Know?
In additon to the world class fossil record at Petrified Forest National Park, archeological resources are so abundant and so significant that they could stand alone within their own park!