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Response to U.S. Forest Service Gateway Position

Native Arizona desert vegetation Sedona AZ (February 26, 2013) – Several important corrections are needed to the February 13 (2013) letter, “USFS Says Native Vegetation Best (https://sedonaeye.com/usfs-says-native-vegetation-best).” The group being referred to in the letter by Heather Provencio is the Weed Abatement Task Force that was formed by the Big Park Regional Coordinating... 

USFS Says Native Vegetation Best

Sedona AZ (February 13, 2013) – In a VOC community shared Letter to the SedonaEye.com editor, Heather Provencio of the U.S. Forest Service, also representing an ADOT joint decision, denies a local group request that a Village of Oak Creek gateway median on Arizona State Highway 179 be landscaped and cultivated with other than native vegetation: From: Provencio, Heather C -FS To: Gail Shaw Simpson Sent:... 

Granite Mountain and Thumb Butte Area Closures Scheduled

PRESCOTT, AZ (January 25, 2013) – 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 beginning Friday, February 1, 2013. For Granite Mountain, the closure will be the same as it has been for the past eighteen years. It is prohibited to be... 

Prescott National Forest to Burn Wood Piles

Prescott AZ (January 9, 2013) – Prescott National Forest Fire managers are planning to burn wood and debris piles January 10-11, 2013, pending favorable weather conditions. Burning piles of debris left over from thinning projects require an adequate amount of moisture in the surrounding vegetation to help keep fire from creeping. Pile burning typically produces much lighter smoke than broadcast burning. Crews... 

Sedona Christmas Tree Recycling

Sedona Heritage Museum 2012 Christmas tree Sedona AZ (December 26, 2012) – The City of Sedona is working with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality in offering an environment-friendly way of recycling your Christmas tree. From Wednesday, December 26, 2012 through Friday, January 25, 2013, the City will be accepting Christmas trees for recycling into chips. Trees can be dropped off in... 

Prescott National Forest Closes Campgrounds

Prescott National Forest location Prescott, AZ (October 24, 2012) – Prescott National Forest announced today that the following developed recreational areas will close for the winter at 2:00 pm on Monday, October 29, 2012. The following campgrounds will close for the winter season: · Hazlett Hollow · Hilltop · Lower Wolf Creek · Lynx · Mingus Mountain · Potato Patch and Potato Patch RV Sites ·... 

A Couple of Rescues in Sedona

Sedona Red Rock scenic area requires prior planning to prevent poor performance when traversing its terrain Sedona AZ (October 16, 2012) – On October 14, 2012, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office oversaw the rescue of two married couples in separate incidents called into YCSO about 15 minutes apart. The first incident occurred around 6:15 PM on Cathedral Rock in Sedona and involved a couple,... 

Sedona and Other Arizona June 2012 Job Advertisements

Looking for work? Check out these www.SedonaEye.com job listings. Sedona AZ (June 19, 2012) – The following are job postings and work notices received by the SedonaEye.com to-date in the month of June 2012. Share the information using the social network options below the article: AAA Industrial Park Storm Drain Outfall – Announcement of Intent Posted Date: 6/19/2012 3:00 PM The City... 

Sedona Fire Destroys Eagle Mountain Ranch Home

Sedona AZ (June 15, 2012) – In less than a month, a second major Sedona fire destroyed another local home. The Sedona Fire District, Verde Valley Fire and Clarkdale Fire Districts, along with the U.S. Forest Service responded to a late afternoon house fire alarm located near Eagle Mountain Ranch Road in Yavapai County. Sedona’s Eagle Mountain Ranch Road adjoins Red Rock State... 
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