Desert View Watchtower makes Top 100 list of sustainable destinations

Grand Canyon Desert View was recently included in Green Destinations’ Sustainable Destinations Top 100 list. The list celebrates environmentally responsible and sustainable tourism initiatives around the world and was unveiled as part of the second annual World Tourism Day and Green Destinations Day.

We couldn’t be more proud of this collaboration. Our partners, the Grand Canyon Inter-tribal Advisory Council, National Park Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Grand Canyon Association and ArtPlace America put their hearts and souls into creating a destination that honors the cultures, traditions and histories of the Native inhabitants of the Grand Canyon. We are excited to have one of our projects recognized as one of the top 100 global sustainable destinations. The Watchtower is a success story that shows what is possible when tribes and public lands managers like the National Park Service work together.

AIANTA members are encouraged to explore the many opportunities available through our Public Lands Partnerships Program. To learn more, email Awonohopay or call 505-433-2120.

Learn more about the Desert View Watchtower project.

Read more on Green Destination’s Desert View page or read the 2016 Sustainable Destinations Top 100 press release.

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