Location: North of Flagstaff in the Dry Lake Hills; and south of Lake Mary at Mormon Mountain
Agencies Involved: USFS Coconino National Forest, City of Flagstaff, and the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management.

view from mt eldon

Vegetation and steep slopes in the Dry Lake Hills/Mt. Elden area.

  • The 2010 Schultz Fire demonstrated the potential impacts of severe fire and flooding near the community.
  • The Forest Service, City, and State are working together to reduce the risk of severe fire and flooding in the Rio de Flag and Lake Mary watersheds.
  • Flagstaff voters passed the $10 million bond with approximately 74% approval.
  • The bond is support fuels planning and treatment efforts in crucial watersheds in Observatory Mesa, the Dry Lake Hills, and Mormon Mountain areas.
  • Treatments could include traditional logging, hand thinning, prescribed fire, helicopter logging and cable logging.
  • Public involvement is a key element in this endeavor. We encourage the public to be actively engaged throughout the process.