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Petrified Forest Expands, 10 Years After Authorization
One of Arizona’s national parks is getting bigger. Petrified Forest National Park is adding more than 4,200 acres, after a couple of outside groups bought the land and transferred it to the National Park Service. This comes almost a decade after Congress authorized the park’s expansion.
Bill Parker is the Petrified Forest National Park’s paleontologist.