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Multiple national forests in Arizona have closed recreation sites and other developed areas because of the coronavirus outbreak.


The Kaibab National Forest is joining Northern Arizona University and the Arizona Elk Society to spray treat aspen stands infested with a tiny insect that threatens the iconic tree species. They’ll be working with USDA Forest Service Forest Health Protection on the project.


The U.S. Forest Service has given final approval to a project to replace and upgrade a ski lift at the Arizona Snowbowl near Flagstaff.

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A U.S. Forest Service employee has pleaded not guilty to federal charges accusing him of smuggling immigrants who were in the country illegally. 

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The Tusayan Town Council for the second time in recent years has submitted a road and utility easement plan to the Kaibab National Forest. If approved, the draft proposal could eventually open the door for a large development project near Grand Canyon National Park. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.