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our monthly article in the Sedona Red Rock News

Liking Lichens in Red Rock Country

Among the many local events forfeited during the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” weeks was an annual event unique to the Coconino Nation Forest Red Rock Ranger District (RRRD). Since 2016, the first two weeks of May have been designated as Lichen Appreciation Week at the...

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Search and Rescue Volunteers Perform Essential Work

It is not unusual for active residents and retirees in Sedona and Verde Valley communities to come across one another in multiple volunteer organizations and activity groups. The cross-feed between Friends of the Forest and the Verde Search and Rescue Posse dates to...

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What is Gully Restoration?

Red Rock Ranger District Gully Restoration, a definite conversation starter. While working with the Ground Control Trail construction crew just such a conversation started, at a beautiful vista overlooking the valley below. Below is a grass covered valley extending...

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