Western National Parks Association
Participates in interpretive partnership with the National Park Service, to provide programs on NPS and USFS lands and in local communities. Cooperative efforts by the two agencies improve protection of resources on government-managed lands.
NAU students and staff participate in a variety of NPS programs, including research projects, interpretive program development, staff training, and consultation in specific subject matter. NPS staff in turn participate in NAU classes, projects, and field trips.
The Hopi people consult with NPS staff on all aspects of interpretation involving Hopi culture and the traditional stories of the park.
The Navajo Nation consults with NPS staff on all aspects of interpretation involving Navajo culture and the history of the park.
An annual 10-day celebration of science learning opportunities in the Flagstaff area, sponsored by numerous government agencies and educational partners.
Did You Know?
The San Francisco Peaks, backdrop for Flagstaff and much of northern Arizona, were named in 1629 by Franciscan missionaries in honor of St. Francis of Assisi. This was more than 200 years before what was then a small town in California acquired a similar name.