About the Project: In November 2012, Flagstaff voters approved a $10M bond to support the Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project – a partnership effort between the State, City and Coconino National Forest to help reduce the risk of devastating wildfire and post-fire flooding in the Rio de Flag and Lake Mary watersheds.
- Drones as a Tool for Modeling Wildfire Risk:Measuring the effectiveness of forest fuel reduction treatment in Flagstaff, AZ Poster
According to the FWPP Monitoring Plan (2014), voters would like project monitoring to evaluate the following question: “Did the investment effectively reduce the risk of catastrophic fire?” This research aims to help answer the voter question using innovative remote sensing techniques via unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to measure changes in forest structure from forest fuel reduction treatment. […]
- Firewise Landscape Contest – $1000 in Prizes! Entries Due May 12th!
The Greater Flagstaff Forests Partnership and the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network are hosting a Firewise Landscaping Contest! The contest recognizes homeowners’ efforts in creating a Firewise home in their community, while also demonstrating that Firewise landscaping can be beautiful. The contest is open to residents of the Greater Flagstaff Area, including city and county residents. […]
- May 6th: Harvesting Methods & Wildfire Preparedness Day Open House
The Greater Flagstaff Forests Partnership (GFFP) and its many partners are presenting a Harvesting Methods and Wildfire Preparedness Open House on Saturday, May 6th, from 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. at the Aquaplex in Flagstaff. For a flyer, click here: HarvestingMethodsOpenHouseFlyer2017 As the pace and scale of forest restoration efforts increase throughout the area, this is […]