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    Petrified Forest

    National Park Arizona

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November 19, 2014
Petrified Forest National Park Proposes to Raise Entrance Fees
Petrified Forest National Park is considering raising entrance fees to the park for the first time since 1997.

September 18, 2014
Petrified Forest Summer of Science
There is always science going on at Petrified Forest National Park – September is the time for a summary of the summer’s activity. Every year, seasonal employees, researchers, and summer interns swell the park’s science staff and get out into the field to make new discoveries.

August 12, 2014
Petrified Forest National Park Welcomes Their Newest Artist-in-Residence Nancy Haver
Nancy will demonstrate the art of wood block printing on Friday, August 22, 2014, at thePainted Desert Inn Historic Landmark located at the Petrified Forest National Park from 10am- 4pm (standard park entry fees apply).

July 29, 2014
Petrified Forest National Park Artist-in-Residents Daniel Bernard Gray & Billi London-Gray
Petrified Forest National Park welcomes Artist-in-Residents Daniel Bernard Gray & Billi London-Gray.

July 09, 2014
Fire Restrictions Lifted at Petrified Forest National Park
Due to increased moisture with the onset of the monsoon, all Stage I and II fire restrictions within Petrified Forest National Park are lifted as of 8:00am on 7/9/2014.

July 03, 2014
Presentation by Current ‘Artist-in-Residence’ Brad Bachmeier
Professor Brad Bachmeier is the park's current resident artist, and in celebration of Wild West Days will be offering a presentation in nearby Holbrook.

June 25, 2014
Petrified Forest Welcomes Artists-In-Resident Brad Bachmeier
Petrified Forest Welcomes Artists-In-Resident Brad Bachmeier, June 29th to July 12th, 2014.

June 23, 2014
Petrified Forest National Park Presents Artist-in-Resident Show
Friday, June 27th, 2014, Artist-In-Resident Victoria “Tori” Meyer will present her sights and sounds of the Petrified Forest/Painted Desert at 1:00pm.

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