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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9th Death Valley Conference on History and Prehistory Proceedings

DVNHA was named category Finalist for APPL 2014 Media and Partnership Awards.
DVNHA was named category Finalist for APPL 2014 Media and Partnership Awards in the category:
Books - revenue under $1 million.  The winner was announced at the APPL Convention Wednesday, February 26th in Albuquerque, New Mexico. DVNHA received an honorable mention for this award. Congratulations to the Badlands Natural History Association for Wildflowers, Grasses, and Other Plants of the Northern Plains and Black...

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Death Valley Scotty by Mabel


DVNHA is pleased to announce the reprint of Death Valley Scotty by Mabel by Bessie M. Johnson is now available. Select SHOP from the menu options at the top of the page or click here for a direct link to this book.  $7.95


Mexico earthquake detected at Devils Hole March 20, 2012

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Ever wonder what effect earthquakes have out at Devils Hole? Two National Park Service employees were fortunate enough to witness one of these events and capture it on video. It only took about ten minutes for the effects of the March 20, 2012 earthquake in Oaxaca, Mexico to be seen at Devils Hole.





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