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.

Recent News

  • FWPP DEIS Summary Report

    Alternatives 2 and 3 would have the greatest reduction in active crown fire potential: from approximately 57 percent of the project area under the No Action Alternative to 7 percent more…

  • FWPP Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) Release

    Based on input received on the Proposed Action released in April 2013, the US Forest Service (USFS) developed four treatment alternatives, which are analyzed and compared in the Draft Environmental more…

  • FWPP Biannual Report (Jan.-June 2014)

    In the November 2012 election, City voters overwhelmingly approved (74%) a $10 million dollar bond to fund the Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project (FWPP). Forest treatments will occur primarily on federal lands outside of the City, as well as on City and State lands, within City limits; all treatments are designed to reduce the risk of severe wildfire and subsequent post-fire flooding in the Rio de Flag (Dry Lake Hills) and Lake Mary watersheds. This report highlights significant accomplishments in the first half of 2014. To view the full report, click here: FWPP Biannual Report – April to June 2014.