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Grand Canyon celebrates its Centennial as a National Park

Posted at 7:35 AM, Jun 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-07 14:15:53-04

Grand Canyon Conservancy is a paid advertiser of Sonoran Living.

Grand Canyon Conservancy is the official nonprofit partner of Grand Canyon National Park, raising private funds, operating retail shops within the park, and providing premier guided educational programs about the natural and cultural history of the region. Its supporters fund projects including trails and historic building preservation, educational programs for the public, and the protection of wildlife and their natural habitat. Grand Canyon Conservancy inspires people to protect and enhance Grand Canyon National Park for present and future generations. After 100 years, whether it's hiking a trail, taking a stroll on the rim or enjoying the landscape from an overlook, Grand Canyon National Park continues to provide a space for all visitors to connect with the outdoors. In 2019, Grand Canyon Conservancy and Grand Canyon National Park are proud to celebrate this milestone with the millions of people who love, care for, and visit the Grand Canyon each year. The centennial is a time for reflection on the past and inspiration for the future, honoring those who have called Grand Canyon home for thousands of years while building towards a future that is inclusive and reflective of our nation. The hope is to continue a rich heritage of protecting and preserving the park's unique natural, cultural, and historic resources for the next 100 years and beyond. Whether you're a regular visitor, a national park traveler, or a virtual explorer, Grand Canyon Conservancy and Grand Canyon National Park hope that you are inspired to experience and connect with a park that has encouraged 100 years of stewardship and will continue to delight visitors for another 100 years!

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