Although we are best known for our cultural significance, we have a natural resources team that is hard at work, unlocking the mysteries that fill our unique high desert ecosystem. They study and monitor many species of plants and animals found in the Verde Valley. They also are trying their best to restore habitats that have been altered by humans throughout the centuries. Featured below are a few stories that highlight the amazing work that is happens behind the scenes. Be sure to check back once in a while for new stories and updates on current projects.
Research and Monitoring
Last updated: June 6, 2017