Grand Canyon National Park
2009/2010 Accomplishment Report
Grand Canyon works with parks in other nations to advance relations, share knowledge and improve resource protection. The park is working with WASO to re-establish a relationship with the Peace Corps and on potential personnel-exchange opportunities with other World Heritage sites.
continues with Yuntaishan World Geopark, Grand Canyon’s sister park in central China’s Henan Province. The park is developing a similar relationship with Sierra de San Pedro Martir National Park in Mexico. All international relationships include exchange of professional and technical personnel.
In 2010, the park was host to park staff from Chile, China, the Seychelles and Australia. Work also
In April 2007, a Chinese delegation of representatives from Yuntaishan World Geopark, Henan Province government officials, and representatives of Beijing Normal University visited Grand Canyon National Park. During the visit, officials of both national parks began discussions to establish a sister-park arrangement for mutually beneficial cooperation between the parks and their countries. NPS photo