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The National Park Service And The National Park Foundation Present: Top 10 Things You Can Do To Celebrate National Park Week 2010 WASHINGTON, April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Park Week is here and Earth Day is just a few days away.
May 18th field trip supported by Eccles Foundation will highlight unique park through LIVE broadcasts, lesson plans and interactive Web site Teachers invited to register now for FREE program at www.brycecanyoneft.org WASHINGTON, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation is inviting schools across the country to explore the unique geological and paleontological resources of Utah's Bryce Canyon National Park in an Electronic Field Trip (EFT) on Tuesday, May 18th, 2010.
Officials are lifting some fire restrictions in southern Utah and northern Arizona after monsoon rainfall has reduced the threat of wildfires. As of Friday, visitors will be allowed to build campfires and use charcoal grills in the Color Country area.
Bryce Canyon National Park is located in the southwestern portion of Utah in the United States. The park holds 35,835 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes like the Basketmaker Anasazi and the Paiute Indians. The first explorers of European and American ancestry visited the area in the 18th and 19th centuries. Many explorers searched the area for viable farming and ranching grounds. A scientific expedition traveled into the area in 1872, led by John Wesley Powell....
Zion National Park is located near Springdale, Utah in the southwestern United States. The park holds 146,597 acres of protect land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes like the Parowan Fremont and Basketmaker Anasazi tribes. The Mormons were the first people of European ancestry to inhabit the area and in 1863, Isaac Behunin, the man who is credited with naming the area, moved into Zion Canyon. This canyon spans across 229 square miles and was used for farming and ranching by...
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.