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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... 

Most of Oak Creek Canyon to Reopen Wednesday

Sedona AZ (September 27, 2014) – This summer, Coconino National Forest managers, along with the City of Sedona, Sedona Fire District, Coconino and Yavapai Counties and State partners, have worked diligently to assess and mitigate hazards caused by the Slide Fire in Oak Creek Canyon. On Wednesday, October 1, 2014, most of the National Forest in Oak Creek Canyon will reopen. The only areas which... 

Lightning Caused Arizona Wildfires Grow

Forest prescribed burn method Sedona AZ (July 21, 2014) – With similar weather conditions in the forecast, Coconino National Forest fire managers expect the Willard, Bar M, Pothole and General fires to grow significantly again today. Though the acreages are increasing, fire severity remains constant, continuing to provide positive results and fulfill fire’s natural role in the forest ecosystem. Crews... 

Oak Creek Canyon Danger Still Exists

Sedona 89 A Midgely Bridge over Oak Creek Canyon before the Slide Fire burned over 20,000 acres Sedona AZ (July 10, 2014) – Even though the Slide Fire has been extinguished, there remains a threat of flash floods, mudslides and rock slides in Oak Creek Canyon. On three occasions recently, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) temporarily closed portions of State Route 89A between Sedona... 

The State of the District Forests

Sedona AZ (June 6, 2014) – Keep Sedona Beautiful’s Speaker Series ends its 2013-2014 season Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. with a program featuring Nicole Branton, Red Rock District Ranger of the Coconino National Forest. Branton’s talk will focus on the State of the Red Rock District, the Slide Fire and her impressions of the issues we are facing together. The evening includes donated... 
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