San Francisco Peaks

Arizona Snowbowl twitter feed

A northern Arizona ski resort wants to expand services with night skiing and tubing, new chairlifts and mountain biking trails, and a zip line.

Melissa Sevigny

Sending kids to Camp Colton at the base of the San Francisco Peaks has been a local tradition since the seventies. Thousands of sixth grade students have learned about science and nature there. But this spring there’s a new curriculum focused on forest health and wildfire prevention. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny spoke about it with Ari Wilder, the executive director of Friends of Camp Colton.

U.S. Forest Service

The San Francisco Volcanic Field in northern Arizona is full of spiky lava flows. Some seem as fresh as if they were laid down yesterday. But how old are they, really? Scientists are now dating these ancient volcanic eruptions with a method that involves a curious kind of clock—the cosmic rays emitted by stars.

Forecasters are increasing the amount of snowfall projected across much of northern Arizona's high country Tuesday and Wednesday.

Earth Notes: Plastics Recycling

Jan 2, 2019
City of Flagstaff Sustainability Section

How hard is it to go plastics-free? That’s a question many communities in the U.S. are asking since China stopped accepting our plastic waste.