nps.gov - Chiricahua National Monument - News Releases https://www.nps.gov/chir News releases from Chiricahua National Monument. en-us Chiricahua National Monument Hosts Global Big Day Birding Event https://www.nps.gov/chir/learn/news/chiricahua-national-monument-hosts-global-big-day-birding-event.htm Tue, 09 May 2017 08:51:55 EST Join a park ranger for this special event with guided bird walks at 9:00 am on Saturday and Sunday, May 13 and 14, 2017. https://www.nps.gov/chir/learn/news/chiricahua-national-monument-hosts-global-big-day-birding-event.htm Gaxiola sentenced to 76 years https://www.nps.gov/chir/learn/news/gaxiola-sentenced-to-76-years.htm Mon, 08 May 2017 10:41:42 EST On April 17, 2017, defendant Gil Gaxiola was sentenced in Cochise County to 76 years in prison after having been convicted of attempted first degree murder of a National Park Service employee. https://www.nps.gov/chir/learn/news/gaxiola-sentenced-to-76-years.htm Economic Benefit of SEAZ parks to neighboring communities https://www.nps.gov/chir/learn/news/economic-benefit-of-seaz-parks-to-neighboring-communities.htm Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:34:16 EST A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 195,366 visitors to Southeast Arizona Group in 2016 spent $11,453,700 in communities near the park. That spending supported 168 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $13,304,200. https://www.nps.gov/chir/learn/news/economic-benefit-of-seaz-parks-to-neighboring-communities.htm