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June 29, 2015
Saguaro National Park August 2015 Guided Program Schedule
Saguaro National Park is offering a variety of hikes and talks this summer that explore the park's wonderful natural and cultural histories. Program listings also are available on the park's website, www.nps.gov/sagu, or visit us on Facebook. Interpretive programs are free, but park entrance fees apply. Program schedules are subject to change; visitors should call the visitor centers for updates or reservations.

June 15, 2015
Resilient Landscapes Program Funding to Help Combat S. AZ Buffelgrass Invasion
Saguaro National Park, the Coronado National Forest, and the Southern Arizona Buffelgrass Coordination Center are the recipients of Resilient Landscape Program (RLP) funding from the Department of the Interior to help address the growing buffelgrass problem, which poses a serious threat to the Sonoran Desert and its residents.

June 10, 2015
Saguaro National Park Announces Fee Changes
Starting on June 15, Saguaro National Park will increase Back-country camping fees from $6 per night to $8 per night, and the Saguaro National Park annual pass from $25 to $35. Regular weekly entrance fees are not being increased. All fees collected at Saguaro National Park stay in the park and are used to fund important maintenance projects and educational programs within the park.

June 07, 2015
Saguaro National Park July 2015 Guided Program Schedule
Saguaro National Park is offering a variety of hikes and talks this summer that explore the park's wonderful natural and cultural histories. Program listings also are available on the park's website, www.nps.gov/sagu, or visit us on Facebook. Interpretive programs are free, but park entrance fees apply. Program schedules are subject to change; visitors should call the visitor centers for updates or reservations

May 17, 2015
Saguaro National Park June 2015 Program Schedule
Saguaro National Park is offering a variety of hikes and talks this summer that explore the park's wonderful natural and cultural histories. Program listings also are available on the park's website, www.nps.gov/sagu, or visit us on Facebook. Interpretive programs are free, but park entrance fees apply. Program schedules are subject to change; visitors should call the visitor centers for updates or reservations.

April 23, 2015
Tourism to Saguaro National Park Creates Over 58 Million in Economic Benefits
Tucson, AZ – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 673,752 visitors to Saguaro National Park in 2014, spent nearly $41.6 million in communities near the Park. That spending supported 610 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of more than $58 million.

April 20, 2015
Saguaro National Park to Offer Summer Junior Ranger Camps at Rincon Mountain District
Tucson, AZ - Saguaro National Park is seeking 6 to 11 year old day campers to participate in the long-standing tradition of Junior Ranger Camps in the Rincon Mountain District (east) this summer.

April 17, 2015
March 2015 Program Schedule
Tucson, AZ - Saguaro National Park is offering a variety of hikes and talks this spring that explore the park's wonderful natural and cultural histories. Program listings also are available on the park's website, www.nps.gov/sagu, or visit us on Facebook. Interpretive programs are free, but park entrance fees apply. Program schedules are subject to change; call the visitor centers for updates or reservations.

April 16, 2015
Saguaro National Park Offers Fee Free Weekend to Celebrate National Park Week 2015
Tucson, AZ – Saguaro National Park is joining with the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation to celebrate 2015 National Park Week, including free entrance to both districts Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19.

April 06, 2015
Saguaro National Park Seeks Volunteers for April Buffelgrass Pulling in the Rincon Mountain District (east)
Tucson, AZ - Saguaro National Park is looking for volunteers to assist pulling buffelgrass within the Rincon Mountain District (east) this Saturday, April 11. Interested volunteers should meet at the park's Rincon Mountain Visitor Center at 8:00 am. Please park in the Administration parking lot (first right turn after entering the park, follow the signs to the parking area just south of the visitor center parking lot). From the visitor center, park staff and volunteers will carpool a short distance to the work site and hike off trail to the buffelgrass location.

March 31, 2015
Saguaro National Park Joins National Find Your Park Movement
Tucson, AZ – Saguaro National Park joins parks, programs and partners across the country to encourage everyone to find their park and share their stories online at FindYourPark.com. Launched yesterday by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, Find Your Park is a public awareness and education campaign celebrating the milestone centennial anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016 and setting the stage for its second century of service.

March 27, 2015
99 Species of Annual Wildflowers Identified in Saguaro National Park's Winter Wildflower Bioblitz
Tucson, AZ – On March 7, Saguaro National Park held a winter wildflower Bioblitz. Over 100 enthusiastic individuals participated in seven botanist led guided hikes across the park and identified 99 species of winter annual flowering plants. Eighty-three species of flowers were identified in the Tucson Mountain District (west) and 59 species were identified in the Rincon Mountain District (east).

March 18, 2015
Saguaro National Park and Friends of Saguaro National Park Welcome Visitors to the New Bilingual Exhibits in the Rincon Mountain (east) Visitor Center
Tucson, AZ – Saguaro National Park and Friends of Saguaro National Park officially opened the new bilingual exhibit collection in the Rincon Mountain Visitor Center on Thursday, March 12.

March 17, 2015
Saguaro National Park Commemorates Cesar Chavez Day with Free Admission and Activities Monday, March 30
Tucson, AZ – Enjoy the beautiful spring weather in your backyard national park, with free admission into both districts of Saguaro National Park Monday on March 30: Cesar Chavez Day. New visitor center exhibits, a Hispanic heritage film, and a bilingual guided hike will also be offered.

March 16, 2015
Saguaro National Park Hosts 6th Annual Civilian Conservation Corps Recognition Day
Tucson, AZ – Saguaro National Park is pleased to be hosting the 6th Annual Civilian Conservation Corps Recognition Day event on Saturday, March 28, from 9am to 4pm in the park's west district.

March 11, 2015
April 2015 Guided Program Schedule
Tucson, AZ - Saguaro National Park is offering a variety of hikes and talks this spring that explore the park's wonderful natural and cultural histories. Program listings also are available on the park's website, www.nps.gov/sagu, or visit us on Facebook. Interpretive programs are free, but park entrance fees apply. Program schedules are subject to change; call the visitor centers for updates or reservations.

February 21, 2015
Saguaro National Park to Offer Wildflower Walks at Mini Bioblitz
Tucson, AZ - Saguaro National Park's Tucson Mountain District (west) and Rincon Mountain District (east) are offering the opportunity for the public to join Tucson botanical experts in performing a species inventory of blooming wildflowers in Saguaro National Park.

February 19, 2015
Saguaro National Park Partners with Regional Conservation Organizations to Host Bi-National Meeting and Training in Tucson
Tucson, AZ - In an effort to establish working relations between National Parks and Reserves on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, Saguaro National Park and its partners Sonoran Joint Venture, Sky Island Alliance, and Friends of Saguaro National Park will host a week-long meeting and training in Tucson, February 23-27, with their Mexican counterparts.

February 18, 2015
Saguaro National Park March 2015 Program Schedule
Tucson, AZ - Saguaro National Park is offering a variety of hikes and talks this spring that explore the park's wonderful natural and cultural histories. Program listings also are available on the park's website, www.nps.gov/sagu, or visit us on Facebook. Interpretive programs are free, but park entrance fees apply. Program schedules are subject to change;call the visitor centers for updates or reservations.

February 12, 2015
Saguaro National Park to Offer Free Admission Over President's Day Weekend
Tucson, AZ – Enjoy the spring weather in your backyard national park, with free admission into Saguaro National Park this holiday weekend.

February 03, 2015
Saguaro National Park, Tucson Mountain District Offers Wilderness Exploration Camp Over Rodeo Break
Tucson, AZ - Saguaro National Park's Tucson Mountain District (west) will offer a three-day Wilderness Camp for young people 10 to 14 years old on Thursday, Friday and, Saturday February 26-28, 2015.

February 02, 2015
President's Budget Requests $3 Billion for National Park Service
Tucson, AZ – Today, the White House presented a budget request including a $432.9 million increase for the National Park Service in 2016, the agency's 100 year anniversary, to provide support for critical conservation, preservation, and recreation mission.

January 19, 2015
Saguaro National Park February 2015 Program Schedule
Tucson, AZ - Saguaro National Park is offering a variety of hikes and talks this winter that explore the park’s wonderful natural and cultural histories. Program listings also are available on the park’s website, www.nps.gov/sagu , or visit us on Facebook. Interpretive programs are free, but park entrance fees apply. Program schedules are subject to change; call the visitor centers for updates or reservations.

January 16, 2015
Saguaro National Park to Waive Entrance Fees for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Tucson, AZ – Saguaro National Park will be joining along with other national park units across the country to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a fee-free entry into the park on Monday, January 19.

January 12, 2015
Saguaro National Park Seeks Public Comments Regarding a Proposed Fee Increase for Camping Permits and the Park's Annual Pass in 2015
Tucson, AZ - Saguaro National Park is seeking public comments regarding a proposed fee increase for backcountry camping permits and for the Saguaro National Park Annual Pass.

January 08, 2015
Saguaro National Park Seeks Volunteers for Buffelgrass Pulling in the Rincon Mountain District (east)
Tucson, AZ - Saguaro National Park is looking for volunteers to assist pulling buffelgrass within the Rincon Mountain District (east) this Saturday, January 10. Interested volunteers should meet at the park's Rincon Mountain Visitor Center at 8:00 am. Please park in the Administration parking lot (first right turn after entering the park, follow the signs to the parking area just south of the visitor center parking lot). From the visitor center, park staff and volunteers will carpool a short distance to the work site and hike off trail to the buffelgrass location.

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