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Jan 08, Joshua Tree National Park will temporarily close effective 8 am on Thursday, January 10, to allow park staff to address sanitation, safety, and resource protection issues in the park that have arisen during the lapse in appropriations.
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Park officials plan to restore accessibility to the park in addition to limited basic services in the coming days. Jan 02, A New Year’s Day cleanup effort in Joshua Tree National Park took place on January 1 during the government shutdown, with donated supplies and community volunteers. The cleanup day was the result of a joint effort by Visit 29 Palms, the 29 Palms Chamber of Commerce, and the City of Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins.
Jan 08, Editor's note: This updates the caption of the downed Joshua tree to reflect that park officials later concluded the tree had been cut down prior to the government shutdown. Illegal roads, cut down Joshua trees, and damaged federal property, along with the need to clean up garbage, prompted Joshua Tree National Park Superintendent David Smith to announce Tuesday that the park would.
Jan 09, ‘It Belongs to All of Us’: Volunteers Help Clean Up National Parks in Shutdown Volunteers with the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association helped with recent cleaning efforts at Joshua Tree Author: Sandra E. Garcia. Jan 10, Meet the paraplegic rock climber keeping Joshua Tree National Park clean during shutdown and driven hundreds of miles to clean overflowing toilets and pick up garbage at Joshua Tree National bushdig.barted Reading Time: 7 mins.
Mar 14, March 14, Corrie. Decades worth of trash and debris were removed from public Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land in Joshua Tree, CA on March 10th.
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Two hundred plus volunteers from the off-road community contributed. The clean up was coordinated by John Kingston (@roaminglost) and Jordan Kepler (@bushdig.bartch) after watching and reading coverage of vandalism and trash overflow in National Parks Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins.
Jan 13, Rand Abbott of Joshua Tree, Calif., carries extra toilet paper to refill a bathroom stall after cleaning it in Joshua Tree National Park on Jan. 8. (Los Angeles Times) Jan.
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