NPS Shares Photos of Abandoned Mines Taken During Bat Surveys

DVNP Wildlife Biologist, Linda Manning, and a group of interns have shared some photos from a current project they are working on: surveying abandoned mines for bats.


The purpose of this project is to conduct internal surveys of abandoned mines for indications of bat presence or use. Linda says indications because they, "often don't see bats but see evidence of their presence; these indicators include guano, staining of surfaces, and insect remains. Determining which...

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2015 Wildflower Video



Death Valley Wildflowers 2015


LA Times Article: In Death Valley, a Jeep, back roads and a whole new perspective

January 25, 2015

In Death Valley, a Jeep, back roads and a whole new perspective is a great travel article on Death Valley posted on LA Times online and January 25, 2015 printed edition. Read it HERE.

The skies above Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes are awash with colors at sunrise as a winter storm moves into the area. Photo Credit: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times.


Wilderness 50 Years

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Oct 26 - Nov 1, 2014, Death Valley National Park celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Protection Act and the 20th Anniversary of Death Valley National Park. They had wilderness-specific events such as hikes, speakers, exhibits, and programs in commemoration of these milestones.Wilderness 50 Years T

We're celebrating by offering special commemorative items. T-shirts, pins, patches, and magnets are available via our online Store!

In 1964, Lyndon B. Johnson signed historic legislation that many people had worked on for...

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$60 for 60 Years of Service


60 Years of Service

May of 2014 marked the Death Valley Natural History Association's 60th Anniversary as Death Valley’s non-profit partner! Many of our members and friends have made contributions to Death Valley National Park by contributing $60 for our 60 Years of Service Campaign to display a live feed of the Devils Hole Pufish in the Furnace Creek Visitor Center.

In 1952, Devils Hole was put under the protection of what was then...

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