Grand Canyon News Week of April 27th 2015

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Public Lands: Proposed Resort Development Seen as Big Threat to Grand Canyon National Park
A proposal for a large new resort development near the South Rim of the Grand Canyon threatens public resources.
Source: Summit County Citizens Voice
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Riding the Mules at Grand Canyon is Not a Pony Ride, but Well Worth the Journey
Grand Canyon National Park
Source: Tyler Morning Telegraph
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Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours for Mother’s Day 2015
Mother’s Day is expected to be one of the busiest times of the year
Source: MiL-TECH
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New Bryce Superintendent has Diverse Background
Lisa Eckert is opening a new “treasure box” in her lifelong journey through the national parks.
Source: The Spectrum
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Encouraging Diversity in the National Parks
Attendance to the National Parks reached a record-breaking 292.8 million visits in 2014.
Source: Huffington Post
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Tales of River Running Decades Ago to Be Told
River runners built their own boats and rowed the wild water of the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon.
Source: Jackson Hole News & Guide
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Why Protecting the Grand Canyon Watershed Matters
The Grand Canyon is protected from mining and deforestation, but the surrounding forests are not. Should they be?
Source: The Arizona Republic
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North Rim’s Winter Closure Ending May 15th, Open for 2015
On May 15th, the North Rim will be open once again, providing a unique and authentic Grand Canyon experience.
Source: Yuma News
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