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Coconino National Forest Revised Management Plan

Sedona AZ (May 22, 2018) – After years of work and collaboration, the Coconino National Forest (NF) is pleased to release its revised Final Land and Resource Management Plan (revised management plan) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), along with the Record of Decision signed by Regional Forester Cal Joyner. The revised management plan is the culmination of over a decade of collaboration... 

Prescott Basin Prescribed Burn Continues

Forest prescribed burn method Sedona AZ (July 27, 2016) – Prescott National Forest fire managers plan to continue fuels treatment in the Prescott Basin.  Benefits from these treatment help to reduce hazardous fuels adjacent to the wild land urban interface and increase ecosystem and community resilience. The burning will start on Thursday, July 28, 2016, and could continue through Friday, August... 

Coconino National Forest Soldiers Pass Use Update

Sedona AZ (March 29, 2016) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: Hello Friend of the Coconino National Forest, You are signed up to receive updates on the Soldiers Pass Motorized Use project on the Red Rock Ranger District of the Coconino National Forest. We are pleased to announce a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) has been developed for this project and is available for... 

USFS Fails Local Forest Management

Sedona AZ (June 2, 2014) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor about the United States Forest Service (USFS) Forest Management and fire control programs: To: Nicole Branton, District Ranger and Bryan Martyn, Arizona State Parks Director I intend no disrespect to the employees of the United States Forest Service (USFS) by writing this opinion. I highly commend the agency’s... 

National Forest Fire Restrictions Begin

Sedona AZ (April 18, 2014) – Campfire and smoking restrictions will be implemented at 8:00 a.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, on the Coconino, Kaibab, Prescott and Tonto National Forests in order to protect public health and reduce preventable human-caused fires. On the Kaibab National Forest, restrictions will apply only to the Williams and Tusayan Ranger Districts. Fire restrictions will not yet... 

Granite Mountain and Thumb Butte to Close

Peregrine Falcon in flight, California Sedona AZ (January 24, 2014) – Folks have one weekend for climbing opportunities before Prescott National Forest officials implement restrictions on climbing and other activities on the cliff faces of both Granite Mountain and Thumb Butte starting Saturday, February 1, 2014. For Granite Mountain, the closure will be the same as it has been for the past nineteen... 

Verde Ranger District Pile Burns Planned

  National forest prescribed burns scheduled Sedona AZ (January 9, 2014) – Fire managers on the Verde Ranger District are planning piles burns Monday, January 13 through Saturday, January 25, 2014. Depending on weather conditions one or all of the follow projects may occur: Pronghorn Piles – Approximately 100 Acres (T11N, R4E, S16, 17, 18); 2 miles south of Dugas near the Aqua Fria Grasslands East... 

Nesting Season Over Thumb Butte Reopens to Climbers

Peregrine Falcon in flight, California Prescott AZ (July 16, 2013) — Effective Tuesday, July 16, 2013, climbing and other activities on the cliff face of Thumb Butte will once again be open to the public after closing on February 1, 2013. Community Forest Trust monitoring volunteers identified peregrine falcons nesting sites at both Thumb Butte and Granite Mountain this season. The final results... 

Eye on Sedona Cultural Park

This Eye on Sedona Cultural Park article was written by Mayor Rob Adams and submitted by the City of Sedona staff. Sedona AZ (May 21, 2013) – The Sedona Cultural Park – rising from the ashes? One of the most frequent questions that I have been asked during the last several years is, “What is the status of the Sedona Cultural Park?” In order to answer that question, I would like to provide... 

Arizona I-17 to Add Southbound Lane

PHOENIX AZ (October 22, 2012) – Almost every driver traveling uphill has experienced getting stuck behind a slow-moving vehicle or truck and not being able to pass, so the Arizona Department of Transportation has a solution on one heavily traveled stretch on Interstate 17.In an effort to improve safety, ease congestion and prevent delays on the main travel route between Phoenix and northern Arizona,... 
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