Grand Canyon News You May Have Missed for Week of September 23rd 2013

2.6-Magnitude Earthquake Reported near Grand Canyon
A small earthquake struck north of the Grand Canyon about 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Is the California Condor on the Brink of the Abyss?

As a scavenger, the California condor gets most of its food by eating dead animals. Unfortunately, if condors eat animals that have been shot by hunters or ranchers, they face the possibility of ingesting fragments of lead bullets, which can lead to life-threatening lead poisoning.

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For First Time, Mule Tours Capture Grand Canyon’s Grandeur from Ride Along Rim

The Grand Canyon has a new green taxi service. Like New York cabbies, these guys have a no-nonsense attitude, occasionally talk back and are notoriously stubborn. But that’s where the resemblances end, because this service comes with long, pointed ears and four feet.

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Kaibab Forest to Close Some Recreation Areas for Winter Season

Some recreation areas on the Williams and Tusayan districts of the Kaibab National Forest will soon be closed for the winter season. At Ten-X Campground on the Tusayan Ranger District, the last night to camp will be Sept. 30.

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Celebration of Art Photo Highlights The Grand Canyon National Park and the Grand Canyon Association wrapped up anothr successful Celebration of Art last week. The annual event included six days of art-related activities summed up with a three monthlong exhibition in Kolb Studio on the South Rim. The exhibit opened with a reception on Sept. 21.

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Public Transit System between Grand Canyon, Flagstaff and Williams up for Discussion Creating better public transportation between Williams, Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon was the topic of a Sept. 17 transit workshop. About 10 people attended the meeting in the Williams City Council chambers to brainstorm ideas for getting from one place to another.

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Pre-Fashion Show Photo Shoot Highlights Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon Resort Corporation and J Model Management recently held a photo shoot on the Grand Canyon Skywalk to preview their upcoming J Autumn Fashion Show. The fashion show is scheduled for November 1. Source:  ABC Action News Get the Full Story