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Important Coconino National Forest Land Management Plan Revision Meetings Coming Up!

The Coconino National Forest has scheduled several meeting to seek input on the Draft Land Management Plan Revision Alternatives. National Forest Land Management Plans provide the underlying guidance for how all decisions are made on a given National Forest. They are typically general in nature and set desired goals and policies for the management of the various areas of the Forest. Land Management Plans are also required to make recommendations

FBO’s Comment Letter for the Mount Elden Dry Lake Hills Recreation Planning (MEDL) Proposed Action

These are the comments we submitted to the US Forest Service Flagstaff Ranger District today regarding the FBO’s Comment Letter for the Mount Elden Dry Lake Hills Recreation Planning (MEDL) Proposed Action. PDF Document is here. November 27, 2014 Dear Brian- Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the Mount Elden/Dry Lake Hills Recreation Planning Proposed Action, (MEDL). Background Flagstaff Biking Organization (FBO) is a group of cyclists who

FBO's Comment Letter for the Mount Elden Dry Lake Hills Recreation Planning (MEDL) Proposed Action

These are the comments we submitted to the US Forest Service Flagstaff Ranger District today regarding the FBO’s Comment Letter for the Mount Elden Dry Lake Hills Recreation Planning (MEDL) Proposed Action. PDF Document is here. November 27, 2014 Dear Brian- Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the Mount Elden/Dry Lake Hills Recreation Planning Proposed Action, (MEDL). Background Flagstaff Biking Organization (FBO) is a group of cyclists who

Flagstaff Biking Organization Proposed Trail Alignment Changes and Additions to the Proposed Action for MEDL Recreation Planning

This map is meant to give clarity to changes and additions to trails that we would like to see represented in the Preferred Alternative in the Draft Environmental Assessment. FBO supports all of the trails contained in the MEDL Proposed Action. Just because this map does not show a trail in the Proposed Action, or already on the Forest Service System does not mean that we don’t support it. This

Huge Flagstaff District Recreation and Trails Planning! Meeting attendance and comment letters needed!

The Flagstaff Ranger District has just released the Mount Elden Dry Lake Hills Recreation Planning Proposed Action! (MEDL) This is a project that we have been pushing for for over a decade! The Proposed Action, which is the first fully public stage of the NEPA, (National Environmental Policy Act), planning includes: New trails Dedicated Class 4, (similar to Flagstaff Urban Trail), alignment of the Flagstaff Loop Trail from the Elden

FBO's Letter to Mayor and City Council regarding the "Y" and "Buffalo Park Annex" properties.

PDF Document here “October 1st, 2013 Mayor Nabours and Flagstaff City Council 211 West Aspen Street City Hall Flagstaff, AZ 86001 Honorable Mayor and City Council- We are writing to express concern that the Schultz Parcel and the 26-Acre parcel that is known as the North San Francisco Street parcel or Buffalo Park Annex are potentially being considered for sale. It was our understanding that the Schultz parcel was removed

UPDATED-Help protect the Schultz "Y" and Buffalo Park Annex City Property from being sold! (AGAIN)

UPDATE- We have received some clarification on this issue. Current Open Space Commission and City staff recommendations include open space designation and only partial sale of these parcels. Our primary concerns are that the lands maintain their current character and that access to trails and open space is maintained, which could be achieved through these recommendations.We will be staying engaged on this issue and we are writing the City Council

UPDATED! Trail Day! October 12th, Roger's Lake Trails Construction!

Because those jerks in Washington DC have closed the Federal Government, thereby preventing us from working with our friends on the local Flagstaff Ranger District, we will be working instead with our friends from Coconino County Parks and Recreation on the new Rogers Lake County Park Trails! Thanks to the County for stepping up on short notice! October 12th, Roger’s Lake Trails Help build a new trails at the new

Trail Day! Sunset Trail Maintenance, September 28th

September 28th, Sunset Trail maintenance We will be executing some much needed maintenance and refining of the layout of Sunset Trail just below the first “summit”. It will be a bit of a hike in, but hopefully our work will make this section drain better and ride better. With the significant monsoon this year, all of the trails need a little help! Please help by doing your part to put

Trail Day! September 21st, Pedals v. Pistons v. Horseshoes v. Hiking Boots, Secret Trail Maintenance

September 21st, Pedals v. Pistons v. Horseshoes v. Hiking Boots, Secret Trail Maintenance 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 work together to build good trail and strong