Kaibab national forest encourages visitors to participate

Grand Canyon News Week of Jan 16th 2017

Kaibab National Forest encourages visitors to participate in year-long biodiversity study
Visitors can use their smartphone to capture a photo of any plant or animal and share them on the free online platform “Kaibab NF 2017 Citizen Science Project” via iNaturalist.org.

Source:  www.grandcanyonnews.com
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It’ll cost more to hike to Havasupai Falls this year
Circle Feb. 1 on your calendar, get your dialing fingers ready and be prepared for higher fees and a new prepayment requirement.

Source:  www.azcentral.com
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Colorado-based rafting team just misses Grand Canyon speed
U.S. Whitewater Rafting Team aimed to beat kayak speed record set by Ben Orkin in 2016

Source:  www.denverpost.com
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Cancer survivor rises to the Grand Canyon challenge of a rim-to-rim-to-rim hike
Hiking from the Grand Canyon’s South Rim to its North Rim and back – rim-to-rim-to-rim, or R3 for short – is the most epic hike in this national park.

Source:  www.philly.com
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Grand Canyon Guide Writes About Unlikely Park Legend
There’s this tree at the Grand Canyon. No big deal, right — but this tree, a ponderosa pine — which has, by the way, died — has become a kind of park legend, mainly because it seems it’s not supposed to be able to grow where it set down roots.

Source:  www.kjzz.org
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