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Zion National Park

Zion National Park's Plein Air Art Invitation Scheduled For November

Zion National Park and the Zion National Park Foundation have finalized the dates, event locations, and artists for the 2017 Plein Air Art Invitational. The week-long event is to start on Monday, November 6, and culminate on Saturday, November 11, with the “Art-In-The-Park” Paint Out and Silent Auction event held on the grounds of the Zion Lodge.
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Delays In Seasonal Hirings Affect Hours At Zion National Park Visitor Center And Museum

A hiring freeze implemented by the Trump administration that has been slow to thaw has forced Zion National Park officials in Utah to delay the usual extension of operating hours for the Zion Canyon Visitor Center and Human History Museum until month's end.
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Millions Found Their Park In 2016, And Now Park Staff Are Struggling To Manage Them

There should be little doubt that the National Park Service's Find Your Park campaign for its centennial in 2016 was a resounding success, with overall visitation up nearly 8 percent to 331 million, setting a record for the third consecutive year. But those visitation levels are having adverse impacts on both park resources and the national park experience in some corners of the National Park System.
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The Kolob Tragedy: The Lost Tale Of A Canyoneering Calamity

As wondrous as the National Park System is, it holds wild and rugged settings that, frankly, can kill you if you're not prepared. That point is clearly driven home in The Kolob Tragedy: The Lost Tale Of A Canyoneering Calamity, which recounts the missteps of a fatal trip through the backcountry of Zion National Park in Utah.
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BLM Extends Comment Period For Proposed Oil And Gas Leases Near Zion National Park

Public comments on a proposal for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to put up for auction oil and gas leases near Zion National Park will be accepted for an additional month, through March 9, at the request of the National Park Service and other interested parties.
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