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2012-07-10 02:22:23

MISSOULA, Mont., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Forest Foundation (NFF) today announced the launch of its first national public awareness campaign to encourage Americans to get involved in the enjoyment and restoration of the nation's forests and grasslands. The campaign features a public service announcement, which will make its national primetime premiere on Discovery Communications' Destination America network at 8:00 pm ET on Monday, July 16. In a PSA created by Discovery...

2011-08-22 12:29:00

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pine Canyon, the premiere Northern Arizona golf club, will celebrate Labor Day this year in style! The Grammy award-winning "Huey Lewis and the News" will perform a concert on the green under the northern night sky, Labor Day evening on Sunday, September 4th. While the parents enjoy the culinary food and entertainment, the kids will celebrate at Camp Pine Canyon with activities, dinner, and movies. Pine Canyon expects 1500-2000 people to...

2009-04-27 18:45:42

Authorities in Arizona said there has been no sign that a large meteor reported in the skies near Sedona made impact with the ground. A spokesman for the Pinewood Fire Department in Munds Hill, near Sedona, said a crew drove up and down Interstate 17 but could find no evidence of the fireball that witnesses said lit up the sky Saturday night, the Arizona Daily Sun, Flagstaff, Ariz., reported Monday. Karen Malis-Clark, public information officer for the Coconino National Forest, told the...

2007-05-23 12:00:22

By Tom Beal, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson May 23--You'll be able to grill a burger in the cool pines of our state's forests this Memorial Day, provided you show up early enough to stake out a developed campground or picnic spot. In the Tucson area, the Catalina District of the Coronado National Forest, which manages the popular holiday spots on Mount Lemmon, has no smoking or campfire restrictions in place, said spokeswoman Heidi Schewel. As always, you need a campfire permit if you...

2005-11-10 20:13:06

PHOENIX (Reuters) - The commander of an elite U.S. Forest Service firefighting team was indicted on arson charges on Thursday, accused of setting two wildfires in a national forest, officials said. Van Bateman, who forestry officials said was one of the first out-of-state commanders dispatched to New York after the September 11 terror attacks, was charged with setting timber afire and arson on public lands. The indictment charges that he set two wildfires in the Coconino National...


Latest Coconino National Forest Reference Libraries

Prescott National Forest
2013-12-30 12:34:28

The Prescott National Forest is a 1.25 million acre United States National Forest that is located in north central Arizona within the vicinity of Prescott. The forest can be found in the mountains southwest of Flagstaff and north of Phoenix in Yavapai County, with a minute portion stretching into southwestern Coconino County. The administrative offices are located in Prescott and the local ranger district offices are located in Chino Valley, Camp Verde, and Prescott. This forest includes Lynx...

Dixie National Forest
2013-12-24 12:00:06

Dixie National Forest is a United States National Forest located in Utah with headquarters located in Cedar City. It takes up 2 million acres and stretches for about 170 miles across southern Utah. As it is the largest national forest in Utah, it straddles the divide between the Great Basin and the Colorado River. It is located in parts of Garfield, Iron, Kane, Wayne, Washington, and Piute counties. The majority of the forest lies in Garfield County. There are local ranger district offices...

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
2013-11-01 09:56:20

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest is a 2.76 million acre United States National Forest which runs along the Mogollon Rim and the White Mountains in east-central Arizona and extending into the U.S. state of New Mexico. Both forests are managed as one unit by USDA Forest Service from the forest headquarters in Springerville, Arizona. It has over 400 species of wildlife. With its high elevation and cool summer breezes, it is a popular weekend destination from the hot desert for Phoenix,...

Coconino National Forest
2013-10-15 09:37:43

Coconino National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Arizona in the United States. This national forest contains 1.856-million acres of land and is separated into three districts, known as the Flagstaff District, the Red Rock District, and the Mogollon Rim District. All of which differ in geography and environment. It surrounds the cities of Flagstaff and Sedona and is bordered by four different national forests, including Tonto National Forest along the southern...

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