About the Project: In November 2012, Flagstaff voters approved a $10M bond to support the Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project – a partnership effort between the State, City and Coconino National Forest to help reduce the risk of devastating wildfire and post-fire flooding in the Rio de Flag and Lake Mary watersheds.

Recent News

  • FWPP Biannual Report January – June 2017 

    Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project’s Biannual Report summarizes accomplishments in Implementation, Outreach, Monitoring, FWPP In the News and Financial Leverage from Jan.-June 2017. For full report see: Biannual Rpt – Jan-June_17_Final

  • Drones as a Tool for Modeling Wildfire Risk:Measuring the effectiveness of forest fuel reduction treatment in Flagstaff, AZ Poster

    According to the FWPP Monitoring Plan (2014), voters would like project monitoring to evaluate the following question: “Did the investment effectively reduce the risk of catastrophic fire?” This research aims to help answer the voter question using innovative remote sensing techniques via unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to measure changes in forest structure from forest fuel reduction treatment. […]

  • Firewise Landscape Contest – $1000 in Prizes! Entries Due May 12th!

    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. […]