The Friends of the Forest Sedona and Arizona Natural History Association host walks, talks, exhibits, and other events in the Sedona, Oak Creek Canyon, and Verde Valley area throughout the year. Most events are free and open to the public, but pre-registration may be required.
The 2016 Flagstaff Festival of Science – The Science of Change, Sept. 23 – Oct. 2, will explore the latest research, technology, solutions and adaptations for life on our dynamic planet.
The 10-day event offers more than 90 FREE activities including the Flagstaff Star Party, Science in the Park, SCI Talks, guided hikes into the forest and open houses at research stations and museums. The 2016 Festival features field trips to archaeological sites during the National Park Service’s centennial year and celebrate 130 years of science adventure on the Coconino Plateau with the Babbitt Ranches Landscape Discovery Expo at the Nordic Village.
Wilding permits for collecting live coniferous trees will be issued and harvesting season will be open from Monday, October 24, 2016 until Sunday, November 27, 2016. Full details have not been released yet. See the Forest Products Permits page for more information about wilding season and permits.