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7/24/14 SLIDE FIRE AND OAK CREEK CANYON EMERGENCY CLOSURE PROHIBITIONS
The following acts are prohibited on all National Forest System lands within the Coconino National Forest, Coconino County, Arizona in the Slide Fire Closure Area (see map, page 3 HERE):

1. Going into or being upon the restricted area
2. Being on the road
3. Being on a trail
4. Parking or leaving a vehicle in violation of posted instruction

The closure does not affect private, state, county, or other Non-National Forest land within the closure boundary.

See full USFS posting HERE.

7/23/14 Slide Fire BAER work effective and near completion
Press Release and photos HERE.

7/22/14 Distributed as a public service by the Oak Creek Watershed Council
The Coconino National Forest released information regarding the recent lightning-caused fires (see flyer which includes MAPS HERE). Willard, Pothole, and General Fires are no longer growing. Fire will continue to run its course within the perimeters. They are still conducting ignitions on the Bar M Fire.

Preparedness Video Playlist


BAERassessment


Dan Cherry


Dan Cherry
05:17
Kris K


Kris K
02:39
RobRawley


RobRawley
04:25
RowleyALERT


RowleyALERT
07:03
tim ernster


tim ernster
05:17
Woodman2


Woodman2
14:11

7/11/14 Slide Fire Newspage
Compilation of all Slide Fire News posted on this website HERE.
Post Slide Fire Information HERE.

7/11/14 Slide Fire Newspage
Compilation of all Slide Fire News posted on this website HERE.
Post Slide Fire Information HERE.

Midgley Bridge Overlook New Vault Toilet
Public restroom facility being installed at tourist hot spot aims at E. coli mitigation
Press Release HERE.

Community Outreach on the OCWC Video Playlist:


County Wide February 20 Oak Creek Watershed Council

Paul David interviews Barry Allan and Marie McCormack of the Oak Creek Watershed Council.


OCWC Posts

Our Call to Action:

If you would like to offer support to our group, whether as a volunteer, financial or to let us know you care about Oak Creek, please drop a note to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will get in touch with you right away.

If there was ever a cause that could bind together people of all walks of life throughout Sedona, Yavapai County, and Coconino County, and resurrect a spirit of community, it is to protect Oak Creek and help to nurse it back to good health!  We invite you to join us in this quest.

Thank you for your continuing support,

Barry Allan


Our OCWC Public Service Announcements are produced by Stephen DeVol of sedona.biz.

Many thanks go to our webmaster, Theresa Stacy-Ryan, who has worked diligently throughout the years to make this site more public-friendly and easier for us to edit, etc.

Together we ARE making a difference

Taking the steps to assure Oak Creek Watershed's legacy