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The Greater Flagstaff Forests Partnership (GFFP) is pleased to announce an exciting free public event: Harvesting Methods & Wildfire Preparedness Open House on May 7th from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the Aquaplex in Flagstaff. As the pace and scale of forest restoration efforts increase throughout the area, this is an opportunity for the community to experience and learn about the various harvesting methods and the measures taken by professionals to reduce the risk of severe wildfires in our forests. Residents will also have the opportunity to gain valuable insight on how to protect their homes, property, and family from wildfire. Various agencies and organization will be available to discuss upcoming forest treatment operations, Firewise principles, and answer questions. Exhibits include: photo opportunities with lumberjacks, firemen, equipment/trucks; timber sports, forest treatment operations’ videos, a kid’s corner, and refreshments. This event is sponsored by the Fire Adapted Community Learning Network and is held in conjunction with the National Community Wildfire Preparedness Day. For more info. see: May7OpenHouseFlyerFinal

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 as well. For more info. see: FLC Flyer 1_Final