Zion National Park

Burns Planned for Zion National Park

October 3, 2008, 1:37 pm
A prescribed fire is planned in Zion National Park during the week of Oct. 6. The Three Finger Mesa prescribed fire is 2,100 acres, and the exact date of ignition will depend on weather conditions and the availability to firefighter ...

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Symposium Focuses on Zion, Historic Artwork

August 25, 2008, 9:03 am
Exhibit lenders, museum curators and other experts involved in the St. George Art Museum's newest exhibit, "A Century of Sanctuary: The Art of Zion National Park," spoke at Saturday's Zion Art Symposium in St. ...

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Symposium focuses on Zion, historic artwork

August 25, 2008, 9:03 am
Exhibit lenders, museum curators and other experts involved in the St. George Art Museum's newest exhibit, "A Century of Sanctuary: The Art of Zion National Park," spoke at Saturday's Zion Art Symposium in St. ...

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Celebrate Zion Wonders

August 18, 2008, 2:16 pm
Next year will be a big celebration for Zion National Park and all who value the majestic views that can be seen within this natural landmark. Zion didn't receive national park status until 1919, but it was recognized for its beauty in 1909, when it was designated as Mukuntuweap National ...

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Canyoneering Heaven At Zion National Park

July 18, 2008, 8:17 am
Lee and Brian are loaded like sherpas, each hauling an end of the 700-foot-long rope and moving in lockstep as they hike down a dry creek bed through a ponderosa pine forest atop a mesa about 6,000 feet above sea level. Behind us, at the end of a wretched ...

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2008
Western Legends Round-up

August 20, 2008 10:00 AM  -  August 23, 2008 03:00 PM
Kanab, Utah

NOTE: Please be aware that this event has already occured.
August 20th - Wagon Train check in 5:00 pm in Alton, Utah. Ranch Rodeo Dinner and Ranch Rodeo held at the Orderville Rodeo Grounds. August 21th - Western Legends Quilt Show, Western Folklore Workshops, "Dinner With the Stars" & Local Honoree Show afterward. August 22th - Movie Star ...

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Noise Inescapable in Some Flagship National Parks

July 7, 2008, 7:33 am
A few times a year, Bryson Garbett loads up his family and heads to a national park, often one in southern Utah. Part of the draw to a place like Zion -- aside from the hiking, rappelling and backcountry stargazing -- is that it's quiet. Garbett, president of a home building ...

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EPA's Pollution Plan Slammed

July 3, 2008, 7:35 am
City officials and business leaders here Wednesday warned that a federal proposal to relax air quality standards for the nation's national parks will ultimately be bad for business. Simply put, they said during a news conference at the entrance to Zion National Park, lower air standards being proposed by ...

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Zion, Other National Parks Ask Visitors to Reduce 'Carbon Footprint'

June 18, 2008, 9:11 am
Visitors to Zion National Park can soon take home more than just breathtaking photos and memories of epic hikes. The park is one of 15 in the country participating in a a program urging visitors to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions at home and thereby reduce the risk of ...

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Zion National Park Leads the Way in 'Green' Life

June 11, 2008, 1:20 pm
Mukuntuweap National Monument has been in the “green” business since its establishment in 1909. This role was further strengthened by the Organic Act of 1916. Signed by President Woodrow Wilson Aug. 25, 1916, the Organic Act of 1916 created the National Parks Service, according to the NPS Web site, ...

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