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Letter from Coconino County Supervisor Matt Ryan regarding the Fort Tuthill State Trust Land Auction

Here is the full text of the letter we received from Supervisor Ryan today regarding the misunderstanding about the Fort Tuthill State Land Auction: Click here to see the letter in PDF format. October 7, 2016 Flagstaff Biking Organization Attention: Anthony Quintile PO BOX 23851 Flagstaff, AZ 86002 Dear Anthony Is the State Trust Land next to Fort Tuthill County Park threatened with loss? Yesterday I put out an alert

UPDATED! Part of Soldiers Trail and Flagstaff Loop Trail PROBABLY NOT at Risk of Private Purchase!

UPDATE!! When we posted this initially, we were responding to a personal plea from Coconino County Supervisor, Matt Ryan, who has been shepherding this land purchase for several years. He was responding to County staff’s understanding from the State Land Department that this land would be available to anyone at public auction, which is technically true. One of our members read the entire Auction Notice closely, (something which apparently County

Trail Day! October 15th, Little Bear Trail Rehabilitation

October 15th, Little Bear rehabilitation Help us in putting back one of the best trails in Flagstaff! Not only do we have three volunteer events scheduled this year to work on Little Bear Trail, but we hired American Conservation Experience (ACE) with $10,000 from a grant and events put on by the Mountain Bike Association of Arizona (MBAA) to help realign one of the most problematic spots on the trail.

September 24th, Pedals v. Pistons v. Horseshoes v. Hiking Boots, western Secret Trail maintenance

September 24th, Pedals v. Pistons v. Horseshoes v. Hiking Boots, western Secret Trail maintenance Help win the trophy for the “Pedals”! JOIN THE CHALLENGE! Let’s see which trail user group can show up in the greatest numbers for this great trail! A lovely trophy is on the line for the winning group… they will hold that trophy until next year’s challenge. Join this fun event… we ALL WIN when we

Trail Day! September 10th, Little Bear rehabilitation

September 10th, Little Bear rehabilitation Help us in putting back one of the best trails in Flagstaff! Not only do we have three volunteer events scheduled this year to work on Little Bear Trail, but we hired American Conservation Experience (ACE) with $10,000 from a grant and events put on by the Mountain Bike Association of Arizona (MBAA) to help realign one of the most problematic spots on the trail.

UPDATE! CANCELLED! Trail Day! August 27th, Deer Hill Trail rehabilitation

UPDATE! Because of heavy rain, lightning and thunder, and a forecast for these conditions to continue throughout the morning, we regret that we will be cancelling today’s event. Since you’ll have the morning free, please visit Kickstand Kafe for a cup of coffee, head on over to Biff’s Bagels for breakfast and then drop into Mountain Sports and maybe pick up a new rain jacket. Thank them for their support

Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project Work in Schultz Creek Area Begins Soon

This press release was issued by the Flagstaff Ranger District on July 7, 2016 Click here for a detailed map of the project: http://www.flagstaffwatershedprotection.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/FWPP_Phase1_Trail_TempRdConst_ReRoutes.pdf Flagstaff, AZ – July 7, 2016 – For Immediate Release: As part of ongoing efforts of the Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project (FWPP), contractors will begin improving and building temporary logging roads within the project area. the week of July 11, with timber harvesting potentially beginning as

Trail Day! July 23rd, Deer Hill Trail Rehabilitation

July 23rd, Deer Hill Trail Rehabilitation We are finally able to start putting this trail back on the map after damage from the Schultz Fire and consequent flooding! We are working with the Forest Service to adjust some alignment issues that this trail used to have as well, making it better than ever. Directions: Travel north on US 89 North out of Flagstaff. Approximately 2 miles past Silver Saddle Road,

Trail Day! June 25th, Little Bear rehabilitation

June 25th, Little Bear rehabilitation Help us in putting back one of the best trails in Flagstaff! Not only do we have three volunteer events scheduled this year to work on Little Bear Trail, but we hired American Conservation Experience (ACE) with $10,000 from a grant and events put on by the Mountain Bike Association of Arizona (MBAA) to help realign one of the most problematic spots on the trail.