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Women Strengthen Friends of the Forest

From its very earliest days, women volunteers have been front, center and out to the far reaches of the Sedona Friends of the Forest (FOF) organization.  As leaders, innovators, or by just plain showing up to get a job done, FOF women have contributed daily to...

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Help Smokey Bear Celebrate His Birthday

On Saturday, August 10th, the Red Rock District of the US Forest Service and much of the USA will be celebrating Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday. Stop by the Red Rock Ranger District Visitor Center just south of the Village of Oak Creek and join the celebration. The...

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Wet Seasons Don’t Fix Drought

As a hydrologist for the National Forest Service, I’m constantly evaluating the rainfall we receive. We’ve had a pretty wet fall, winter, and early spring here on the Coconino National Forest.  In fact, if you look all the way back to this past summer with its very...

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