The world’s largest ponderosa pine forest stretches across higher elevations from the San Francisco Peaks to the Arizona/New Mexico border. But in the last century, human intervention has threatened its health.
The 23rd Flagstaff Festival of Science begins tonight, and this year's theme is water. Over the next ten days, there will be dozens of water-related events, including a talk by the grand daughter of legendary filmmaker, Jacques Cousteau. Arizona Public Radio's Shelley Smithson spoke with festival organizer Bonnie Stevens.
*Cousteau's talk is tonight at 7:00 at NAU's Ardrey Auditorium*
With school starting this month, nurses in Flagstaff have been busy giving students their shots. But a growing number of parents in Coconino County are opting not to immunize their children. Public-health officials fear this could mean the resurgence of diseases that were disappearing.