SEEING IT FOR THE FIRST TIME, AGAIN Plein Air Art… Centennial Edition

Schedule of Plein Air Events | 2016 Invited Artists | Featured Artist: John Cogan By Lyman Hafen, Executive Director Every day multitudes of people see Zion National Park for the first time.  Their heads tilt reverently back and their gleaming eyes trace the towers of Kayenta and Navajo sandstone from the Virgin River’s edge up … Continued


How will you celebrate the Centennial of the National Park Service? During the summer of, 1916, Congress approved a bill to create a National Park Service and forwarded it for signature to President Woodrow Wilson. On August 25, President Wilson signed the bill, and finally, the nation’s national parks and monuments had a federal bureau … Continued


THANKS TO ALL WHO VOTED On July 6, Zion Natural History Association and its fundraising arm, the Zion National Park Foundation, received official notification of a $201,000 grant provided by American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. We qualified for the grant as one of the top nine most voted for parks in … Continued

Zion Nature Center Youth Programs

Sounds of laughter fill the building. A ranger sits in front of a large group of excited children. The children squirm with anticipation, their eager face’s lighting up when told they are going on a dinosaur scavenger hunt. Parents, tired from the heat of the day smile at the inexhaustible excitement of the children. A … Continued

New Faces at ZNHA

The domino effect is happening at ZNHA. Growing park visitation means increased sales, which necessitates more stock, equating to the growth of ZNHA. This spring, ZNHA added staff including new faces in the warehouse and a graphics arts specialist. A big welcome is extended to Zack, new warehouse manager; and Bryce and Brady, seasonal warehouse technicians, who receive and distribute stock to the retail stores. … Continued

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