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The Colorado Plateau is home to the largest stand of ponderosa pine trees in the world. They dominate upland watersheds and are a crucial provider of ecosystem services, including contributing to clean water supplies, providing wildlife habitat and wood products, as well as storing a lot of carbon.


Arizona’s three universities plan to hold in-person classes on campus this fall with precautions to limit the spread of the Coronavirus.

NAU Will Hold May Graduation Ceremonies Online

Apr 28, 2020

Northern Arizona University has announced graduation ceremonies will take place next month---and the event will be held virtually, online on May 8th at 11 a.m. as an effort to practice physical distancing during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Arizona’s three state universities have released tuition proposals for the 2020-2021 academic year, proposing increases for some students but holding steady for others.

Poetry Friday: Gratitude During Crisis, 'Ode To Thanks'

Apr 3, 2020
Georgia Wagner

The uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic has a lot of people feeling anxious and fearful. Practicing gratitude can help. KNAU listener Georgia Wagner works with the Center for International Education at Northern Arizona University and teaches workshops in crisis management. She says gratitude is a critical part of self-care during difficult times. In this week’s Poetry Friday segment, Georgia shares what she’s grateful for, offers us a quick exercise to turn fear into gratitude, and reads a poem by Pablo Neruda called ‘Ode to Thanks.’