Working to Save the Endangered Humpback Chub

The National Park Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Bureau of Reclamation are working together to save an endangered freshwater fish, the humpback chub. The latest effort was the June 23, 2010, translocation of 300 young fish from the Colorado River to Shinumo Creek, near the Kaibab Plateau on Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim. … Read more

Grand Canyon Firefighters Managing a Wildfire on the North Rim

The National Park Service is advising visitors of three wildfires currently burning in different areas on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. Lightning strikes from a passing thunderstorm late in the first week of June caused the fires, which were noticed between Friday, June 11, and Saturday, June 12. Two of the fires–the Walla … Read more

New Cultural Center and Book to Document the History of Arizona’s Hualapai Tribe

Earlier this year, the Hualapai Native American tribe celebrated the opening of a cultural center in the Hualapai Nation’s capital, Peach Springs, Arizona. Several hundred people were in attendance, including guests from other Native American tribes. Dancing, drumming, and singing accompanied the ribbon-cutting ceremony. The center will be a place that preserves the Hualapai culture, … Read more