The ongoing drought in the West means more water is being drawn from underground, some say at an alarming rate.
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.