April Meeting: Fossil Creek is a Gem! Can It Provide for Wildlife and People Alike?
Janie Agyagos, U.S. Forest Service Biologist, will try to answer this question at the April 16 (Sedona) and 24(Flagstaff) meetings. Note that the Flagstaff meeting will be held one week later than usual and in the Shepherd of the Hills Sanctuary. The restoration of full flows to Fossil Creek in the spring of 2005 after the decommissioning of the hydropower dam operations resulted in an exponential increase in recreation. The Forest Service has had […]
Workshop notice: Western Rivers in Flagstaff
Please mark your calendars and plan to join NAAS at the upcoming Western Rivers workshop on May 17 in Flagstaff (for more information see the attached). This is the fourth workshop held in Arizona to discuss important issues related to protecting Western Rivers. There will be several interesting and informative panels featuring key river experts. The morning will focus on education and the afternoon session will be devoted to advocacy and communications and will feature a bipartisan panel of […]
Mar. 19/20 Meeting: Achieving Permanent Protection for the Grand Canyon Watershed
Iconic wildlife such as mountain lions and mule deer follow critical wildlife corridors heading north and south from Grand Canyon National Park. The area contains important habitat for imperiled species such as the California Condor and the Desert Tortoise, and vegetation types range from Great Basin Desert and Mojave Desert to boreal forests. The Kaibab Plateau is home to 22 sensitive plants and animals, some of which are found nowhere else in the […]