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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Pilot in training: Grand Canyon steps in to help train the next generation of park service pilots
Walker Gusse,a National Park Service pilot from Alaska spent one week training with Grand Canyon National Park fixed wing pilot, Galen Howell. Submitted photo
Walker Gusse,a National Park Service pilot from Alaska spent one week training with Grand Canyon National Park fixed wing pilot, Galen Howell. Submitted photo
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - The Bering Land Bridge National Preserve in northwest Alaska is big - 2.7 million acres type of big and getting around that much country is no easy task. That's one reason the National Park Service (NPS) hires and trains pilots to fly into and out of the preserve.


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Amtrak exhibit train visits Grand Canyon for Park Service centennial Aug. 25-27
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - The Amtrak Exhibit Train will be open to the public for free tours during Grand Canyon National Park's Centennial celebration.
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