The Greater Flagstaff Forests Partnership and the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network are hosting a Firewise Landscaping Contest! The contest recognizes homeowners’ efforts in creating a Firewise home in their community, while also demonstrating that Firewise landscaping can be beautiful. The contest is open to residents of the Greater Flagstaff Area, including city and county residents. A total of $1000 in prizes will be awarded to top contestants. Deadline for entry is Friday May, 12th and judging will begin Monday May, 15th. Prizes will be presented at an awards luncheon on May 23rd at the 1899 Bar & Grill on NAU’s campus.
For more info., Click here for flyer: FLC_Contest_Flyer_3_17_17
Or e-mail: Firewiselandscapecontest@gmail.com
This is a 8-page newspaper insert “We Can Adapt to Wildfire – A Look at Forest Treatment Effectiveness” that GFFP created – published in the AZ Daily Sun (Flagstaff) on June 30, 2016. This is a great tool for pubic outreach. Click title above or here: treatment effectiveness 6_2_fixed bleed
Six harvesting methods fact sheets that describe: 1) Prescribed fire, 2) Steep slope equipment, 3) Cable logging, 4) Helicopter logging, 5) Traditional ground based equipment, and 6 Hand thinning are available: SteepSlope – Final_I Prescribed Fire – Final_I Helicopter Logging – Final Hand Thinning – Final Ground Based – Final CABLE LOGGING – Final_I
In addition a harvesting methods poster/display is available for events: Harvesting Methods Poster Poster – Final
The fact sheets and poster assist understanding the various types of harvesting methods that are necessary to continue treating our forests at an increased pace and scale.