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Prescribed Burn Postponed at Walnut Canyon National Monument

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Date: January 30, 2014
Contact: Cecilia Shields, 928-526-1157 x228

Prescribed Burn Postponed at Walnut Canyon National Monument

 

FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA – The National Park Service has postponed a prescribed pile burn that was scheduled for Thursday, January 30, 2014 at Walnut Canyon National Monument. Windy weather conditions preclude burning; the monument may try again next week if weather conditions are favorable.

 

If there are any questions regarding the planned ignitions please contact Chief Ranger, John Portillo at 928-526-3367.

 

Walnut Canyon National Monument is located about 7.5 east of Flagstaff. From Interstate 40, take exit 204 and head south. The Visitor Center is located at the end of this 3 mile road. 

 

Did You Know?

photo of Willa Cather

Willa Cather (1873-1947) is best known for her novels My Antonia and Death Comes for the Archbishop. She also wrote Song of the Lark, set at what is now Walnut Canyon National Monument.