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Red Rock Ranger District and Verde Valley Cyclists Rust Bucket Trail Day

COME WORK ON THE RUST BUCKET TRAIL! The Verde Valley Cyclists Coalition is sponsoring a work day on the Rust Bucket Trail north of Dead Horse State Park. Come help out!! When: Saturday, Jan. 19th – 0930 AM – 3PM  (if weather looks “iffy” call Lars Romig for last minute confirmation 301-7792) Where: meet at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church parking lot 700 North Bill Gray Road, Cottonwood, AZ (just off

Submit your ideas for new trails or realignments in the Mount Elden Dry Lake Hills area!

Very soon the US Forest Service Flagstaff District will be issuing a Proposed Action for recreation planning in the Mount Elden Dry Lake Hills area. This planning will hopefully include a bunch of new trails! It will also be an opportunity to fix alignment issues with existing trails that may be causing erosion or other tread problems. This is where you come in… If you would like to suggest a

Red Rock Ranger District Trail Rehab Event

Join the Red Rock Ranger District Saturday April 21st for an Earth Day Work Event. We will be working on a trail rehabilitation project in the Soldiers Wash Area. Project will start at 10:00 am and finish by 3:00 pm. Please RSVP to Angie Abel at aaabel@fs.fed.us or (928) 203-7535. Be sure to bring water, lunch, hat, sunscreen, work boots, gloves and a hardhat/mountain bike helmet if you have it.

PLEASE ATTEND PICTURE CANYON PUBLIC MEETING!

Members of the State Trust Land Commission will be in Flagstaff on Tuesday 14 February at City Hall at 10:00 AM to determine if the granting of “Growing Smarter” state funds toward the purchase of Picture Canyon is warranted. They will decided in the canyon should be reclassified as suitable for conservation and if the Flagstaff community supports that change. We have speakers ready to make the case for Picture

Coconino Resource Advisory Commitee awards nearly $185,000 for trail studies and maintenance in Flagstaff

Three trail oriented projects in the Flagstaff area were awarded funding under the Secure Rural Schools Act Title II by an appointed Resource Advisory Committee and the “Deciding Federal Official”, Coconino National Forest Supervisor, Earl Stewart. The Arizona Trail Association was awarded $37,800 to maintain sections of the Arizona National Scenic Trail along Walnut Canyon Rim in order to address erosion issues on this popular non-motorized trail. The Coconino National

Flagstaff Biking Organization's 2011 season preview!

We have been working hard all winter planning for this year’s bike advocacy calendar. Here is a summary so you can plan to participate with us! 10th Annual Flagstaff Bike to Work Week, May 15th-May 20th We are hoping to make this the best Bike to Work Week ever. Click here to check out the schedule. Click here to register your Worksite in the Worksite Challenge now. This event is

Flagstaff Biking Organization’s 2011 season preview!

We have been working hard all winter planning for this year’s bike advocacy calendar. Here is a summary so you can plan to participate with us! 10th Annual Flagstaff Bike to Work Week, May 15th-May 20th We are hoping to make this the best Bike to Work Week ever. Click here to check out the schedule. Click here to register your Worksite in the Worksite Challenge now. This event is

Coconino National Forest Plan Revision Workshop PART 2 on Tuesday!!

Come out and help make the importance of mountain biking known to your local land managers! This is round 2 of public input on the Forest Plan Revision. Round 1 was back in November and we had a good turn-out from cyclists there! See here for Flagstaff Biking Organization’s comments that were submitted after that meeting. Bold italics are the most important info below! Hope to see you there! Coconino

Flagstaff Biking Organization recent comment letters

Among the various things that Flagstaff Biking Organization does to help support bicycling in northern Arizona is to file formal comment letters with the US Forest Service and other agencies and contractors to help make sure that the concerns of bicyclists are represented in planning processes. We have over the past several months commented on several planning issues. Attached here are links to three comment letters we submitted. The big

Coconino National Forest Plan Revision Workshop on Monday!!

Come out and help make the importance of mountain biking known to your local land managers! Bold italics are the most important info below! November public meetings are scheduled to gather early public input on developing Forest Plan language Interested members of the public are invited to engage in the revision of the Coconino National Forest’s Land and Resource Management Plan (Forest Plan).  The public will learn about the Forest