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Coconino National Forest Expands Red Rock Trails

Sedona AZ (May 31, 2018) – The Coconino National Forest’s Red Rock Ranger District is planning to add non-motorized Forest Service system trails through the Red Rock Trails Enhancement Project, according to a decision signed by the district ranger Thursday. Between 2013 and 2016, forest managers in the Red Rock Ranger District identified a need to provide more non-motorized trails, increase... 

SOAZ and Coconino County Begin Stage II Fire Restrictions

Sedona AZ (April 30, 2018) – Come Tuesday, May 1, 2018, the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management will implement Stage II Fire Restrictions across all Southern Arizona state owned and managed lands. Restrictions will impact Cochise, Greenlee, Graham, Pima, Pinal, and Santa Cruz counties. On Friday, May 4, 2018, DFFM will place Coconino County, south of the Grand Canyon, in Stage... 

Bellemont AZ Fire Burning Inside Camp Navajo

Sedona AZ (February 6, 2018) – Camp Navajo Fire Department is responding to a fire that was initiated in the southwest corner of Camp Navajo near Volunteer Canyon. The Gate 13 Fire started February 6 during demolition operations and is approximately 830 acres, in an area that precludes active fire suppression and remains within the established containment lines. Camp Navajo Fire Department and... 

Fire Danger Levels Rise in Sedona Fire District

Sedona AZ (October 17, 2017) – Earlier this week, Coconino National Forest managers increased the fire danger rating from moderate to high. “Due to the decrease in fuel moistures and lack of rain in the forecast, forest managers have made the decision to elevate fire danger levels to high,” explained Jon Davis, Sedona Fire District Fire Marshal. “Fire conditions will likely remain elevated... 

Sedona Heritage Museum Showcases Hopi Billingsley Dancers Film

Ken Zoll, Director of the Camp Verde Arizona Archaeology Center will be a Living History guest speaker at the Sedona Heritage Museum in March 2017. Sedona AZ (February 22, 2017) – The Sedona Heritage Museum is hosting the next in its Living History speaker series on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at the museum. Guest speaker Ken Zoll will present an Arizona Humanities AZ Speaks program... 

Ikes Backbone Allotment Closure Under Consideration

Sedona AZ (October 5, 2015) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: Good afternoon, The Red Rock Ranger District of the Coconino National Forest is asking for your comments on an Environmental Assessment (EA), which includes a proposal to close the Ike’s Backbone Allotment to livestock grazing. The Ike’s Backbone Allotment is located on the southwestern boundary of the Coconino... 

Coconino National Forest Spring 2016 Plan Revision Update

Sedona AZ (April 6, 2016) – It has been a while since the Coconino National Forest revision plan received a public update, writes its revision team at the U.S. Forest Service. Since the conclusion of the 90-day comment period on the draft plan and draft environmental impact statement (DEIS), the team has been focused on reviewing all the comments received on the documents and determining how... 

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... 

Search and Rescue to the Rescue

Sedona AZ (December 14, 2015) – On December 10, 2015, at about 9:30 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office was called to help find a  Manuel Ortega, 19, after he got lost in the dark between the communities of Cottonwood and Sedona, Arizona. Ortega was scheduled to be picked up at his home on Bill Gray Road by a family member, inside the Coconino National Forest, to go to work. When the family members... 

Eight Year Old Drowns in Verde River

Sedona AZ (July 7, 2015) – Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office has provided additional information regarding the actions of the victim’s 39-year-old uncle during this drowning incident. The following is a synopsis from case reports: As the uncle and his nephew were attempting to recross the Verde River to return to their vehicle, the uncle told YCSO deputies he stepped off a ledge into water... 
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