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  1. On the Road: Plotting the (near) perfect road trip Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | RecordNET

    ... find campgrounds by watching, or motels online. Recently, planning to drive from Tucson to Petrified Forest National Park, we chose a circuitous route, up the east side of Arizona on Highway 191, taking two days to for that scenic, high mountain ...

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  2. The 16 dumbest things people have done in US national parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 9 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... third-degree burns to his entire body and neither he nor the dog survived. "I was working in Petrified Forest National Park as a researcher... I watched two tourists pick up pieces of petrified wood (so, rocks) and try their hardest to light them on ...

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  3. A step back in time in northern ArizonaRead the original story

    Friday Jun 9 | World News Report

    The route From Petrified Forest National Park in northeastern Arizona, west into Flagstaff on Interstate 40, or vice versa. This stretch incorporates a lot of history, including some of the fabled Route 66. Miles 100-plus miles, one way.

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  4. The Science Behind Why People Follow The CrowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Psychology Today

    ... the principle of social proof to prevent environmental theft. Consider the case of Arizona's Petrified Forest National Park. Visitors would arrive to the park and learn of past thievery from prominent signs: "Your heritage is being vandalized every ...

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  5. The Triassic's Mystery CreatureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | Scientific American

    ... far as the story of the tooth went until 1984, when Lynette Gillette found a similar tooth in Petrified Forest National Park. This was enough to reignite Colbert's interest, although he couldn't confidently assign the teeth to any known group. He ...

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  6. Find What Lingers in the Night Sky at Homolovi State Park's Star Party on May 20May 3, 2017Read the original story

    May 3, 2017 | Arizona State Parks

    ... azstateparks.com/homolovi . Enjoy other nearby attractions including the City of Winslow, Petrified Forest National Park, Walnut Canyon and Wupatki National Monuments, Sunset Crater and Meteor Crater, La Posada Historic Railroad and Grand Canyon ...

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  7. Man Fined $1,000 For Illegal Possession Of Wildlife, Taking Petrified ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | National Parks Traveler

    A man recently was fined $1,000 for having 35 pounds of petrified wood and parts of protected birds in his vehicle/Kurt Repanshek file photo A North Carolina man with a hankering for wildlife and petrified wood has been fined $1,000 after rangers at Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona found 35 pounds of petrified wood and a trash bag with wings of birds protected by the Migratory Bird Act in his vehicle. Joseph Nolan, age 43, hometown unlisted, was sentenced at a recent federal court hearing after he pleaded guilty in March to two of the counts brought against him.

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  8. Richard Neutra-designed national park complex gets restoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Curbed

    The storefront of the Painted Desert Community Complex, an administrative center for the Petrified Forest National Park designed by Richard Neutra and Richard Alexander Amid talk of massive national infrastructure and transportation spending, it's nice to see a small yet significant piece of midcentury roadside history get proper attention from preservationists. Earlier this month, the Painted Desert Community Complex , a 22-acre, self-contained community and park complex designed by noted modernist architect Richard Neutra and Richard Alexander, began a much-needed facelift.

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  9. Look what else they've been stealing from our national parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    ... violations" in 1999, up 46% from 1998. An estimated 12 tons of petrified wood is stolen from Petrified Forest National Park every year by visitors taking "souvenirs" from the park. The list of hot items goes on and on: protected fossils, Native ...

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  10. Triassic World: Petrified Forest National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | Vogel Talks RVing

    The colorful rock layers of northeastern Arizona's Petrified Forest National Park form a visual display of eroded badlands , dating to the Triassic. Petrified Forest is known for its treasure trove of fossilized logs, exposed after eons of erosion by wind and water.

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  11. What does Trump's proposed budget mean for plans at Saguaro, Petrified Forest parks?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | The Arizona Republic

    ... of Interior, which could affect public lands and national parks including plans for Arizona's Petrified Forest National Park and Saguaro National Park. Saguaro has private land within the park that officials might want to protect in the future, said ...

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  12. Mesa Verde Selects Artists in Residence for 2017Read the original story

    Mar 16, 2017 | Mesa Verde National Park

    ... air. He has been Artist in Residence in several national parks including Zion National Park, Petrified Forest National Park, and Guadalupe Mountains National Park. Larry will be in residence at Mesa Verde from May 1-13. Brad Bachmeier is an award ...

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  13. Woman stole $313,000 in Petrified Forest National Park entrance feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Route 66 News

    A former worker at the Petrified Forest National Park in eastern Arizona was sentenced to a year in prison and ordered to pay back the $313,000 in entrance fees she stole. Sharon Baldwin, 47, of Sanders, Arizona, also must undergo three years of supervised release, according to a report in the Arizona Republic .

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  14. Petrified Forest park ex-worker gets prison for fee theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Newsday

    ... button. PHOENIX - (AP) -- A former National Park Service supervisor for northern Arizona's Petrified Forest National Park has been sentenced to a year in prison for stealing $313,000 in entrance fees. The U.S. Attorney's Office says Sharon Baldwin ...

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  15. Petrified Forest Worker Convicted of Theft Sentenced to PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Phoenix New Times

    A supervisor for Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona pleaded guilty on Monday to stealing $313,000 in park entrance fees in a long-running embezzlement scam. Like the world-famous park's notorious rock thieves, Sharon Baldwin, the park's former fee supervisor, only stole a little at a time - but as court records detail, the theft added up to a massive impact over the years.

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  16. Ex-worker gets prison term in theft of Petrified Forest feesRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    A former National Park Service supervisor has been sentenced to a year in prison for stealing $313,000 of entrance fees at Petrified Forest National Park in northeastern Arizona. The thefts occurred over a five-year period beginning in 2012, and the U.S. Attorney's Office said 47-year-old Sharon Baldwin of Sanders altered records to conceal the thefts.

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  17. Petrified Forest ex-worker gets prison for stealing $313,000 in park entrance feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | The Arizona Republic

    A former National Park Service supervisor for northern Arizona's Petrified Forest National Park has been sentenced to a year in prison for stealing $313,000 in entrance fees. Petrified Forest ex-worker gets prison for stealing $313,000 in park entrance fees PHOENIX - A former National Park Service supervisor for northern Arizona's Petrified Forest National Park has been sentenced to a year in prison for stealing $313,000 in entrance fees.

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  18. Arizona Historic Preservation Partners Celebrate National Historic...Read the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | Arizona State Parks

    On January 11, 2017 the US Department of the Interior announced 24 new National Historic Landmarks, one of which is located in Arizona. The Painted Desert Community Complex at Petrified Forest National Park is the newest addition to the 45 other properties designated as National Historic Landmarks in Arizona.

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  19. Painted Desert Community Complex named National Historic LandmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Route 66 News

    A series of buildings called the Painted Desert Community Complex that greet travelers to the Petrified Forest National Park in eastern Arizona were among 24 National Historic Landmarks declared by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell. National Historic Landmarks are "historic properties of exceptional value to the nation and promotes the preservation efforts of federal, state, and local agencies and Native American tribes, as well as those of private organizations and individuals," according to a news release from the Department of the Interior.

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  20. Arizona Historic Preservation Partners Celebrate National Historic...Read the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | Arizona State Parks

    ... Landmarks, one of which is located in Arizona. The Painted Desert Community Complex at Petrified Forest National Park is the newest addition to the 45 other properties designated as National Historic Landmarks (NHLs) in Arizona. The Arizona State ...

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