Coconino National Forest

The Nature Conservancy

Two workshops are scheduled this month for public comment on draft alternatives for thinning and related work to rehabilitate forested areas of eastern Arizona.

David McNew/Getty Images

Forest managers in northern Arizona are mobilizing resources and staff for the upcoming fire season. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, they’re expecting mostly normal conditions.


Robert Graves Loy

Construction on a non-motorized trail system and a new trailhead will connect two neighboring communities near Sedona.

Tom Brown, USFS Coconino National Forest

The U.S. Forest Service allowed fire to burn more than 73,500 acres in northern Arizona last year. New research examines how well these “managed wildfires” restore healthy, historic conditions to ponderosa pine forests.  


Ryan Heinsius

Traffic delays are expected along U.S. 180 near Flagstaff over the three-day Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend as people leave snow-play locations to return to the northern Arizona city.

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