Coconino National Forest

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Fire restrictions went into effect in several areas of northern Arizona Thursday morning. Officials with the Prescott National Forest have implemented a stage 1 ban, and the Sedona Fire District also put restrictions in place within the city. A ban is also in place for all unincorporated lands in Yavapai County. 

There was a surge in the number of abandoned campfires over the holiday weekend, according to National Forest officials. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


The Nature Conservancy

Two workshops are scheduled this month for public comment on draft alternatives for thinning and related work to rehabilitate forested areas of eastern Arizona.

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Forest managers in northern Arizona are mobilizing resources and staff for the upcoming fire season. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, they’re expecting mostly normal conditions.


Robert Graves Loy

Construction on a non-motorized trail system and a new trailhead will connect two neighboring communities near Sedona.

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