National Trails Day

Walk for the Woods in Pinetop-Lakeside will be held on National Trails Day, June 7. It’s a benefit for the White Mountain Nature Center and for Save Our Park, both non-profits. It will be held at the Nature Center off of Woodland Road and registration for the walks begins at 7:30 am. At 8:00 there . . . → Read More: National Trails Day

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Why homes are lost to wildfire

This Forest Service expert says it’s as much a sociopolitical problem as it is physical.

News – April 04, 2014 by Melissa Mylchreest

Each year, wildfires claim hundreds of homes throughout the West in what’s known as the wildland-urban interface. This issue roars into the national spotlight every summer as footage of engulfed subdivisions . . . → Read More: Why homes are lost to wildfire

WILLIAMS VALLEY NON MOTORIZED AREA

The Alpine Alliance and the White Mountain Conservation League (WMCL) are having a meeting with Eric Flood – Recreation Coordinator for the Alpine District of the Apache Sitgreaves National Forests regarding the Williams Valley Non-Motorized Area.

WHEN: April 10, Thursday @ 1:00 PM WHERE: Alpine Ranger Station PURPOSE: To discuss the trails and winter access . . . → Read More: WILLIAMS VALLEY NON MOTORIZED AREA

Doggone Wild

If you’re someone whose wilderness experience is enriched by having a four footed companion at your side, we want you to enter our 2014 Doggone Wild photo contest. Submit a photo of your pooch enjoying Arizona’s great outdoors, and help us celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act! Entering (and voting!) is free and . . . → Read More: Doggone Wild

Tropic Cascade: What is it? Why does it matter?

Let me say that this is about more than wolves…it is about a very delicate balance in nature that developed on this planet. Take a few minutes to enjoy.

This talk was presented at an official TED Conference. TED’s editors featured it among our daily selections on the home page.

AZ Legislature Strikes Again

http://www.azcentral.com/news/politics/articles/20140226legislators-work-cap-gray-wolves-arizona.html?nclick_check=1

By Brandon Loomis The Republic | azcentral.com Thu Feb 27, 2014 7:12 AM

As federal biologists prepare to release two Mexican gray wolves from captivity to shore up a small but growing wild population in Arizona, state lawmakers are working to suppress the recovery and push future releases south into Mexico.

This . . . → Read More: AZ Legislature Strikes Again

We like our public lands!!!!

PHOENIX – Residents of the Rocky Mountain states want their public lands protected, and say candidates’ positions on conservation and land use could decide votes in this year’s elections.

The latest Conservation in the West poll from Colorado College shows strong support in Arizona and the Intermountain region for preserving public lands, regardless of a . . . → Read More: We like our public lands!!!!

Call of the wild beckons former Brookfield Zoo wolf

Ernesta, mate expected to be released this spring in a Southwestern forest

By Joan Cary, Special to the TribuneFebruary 16, 2014

After living in captivity for five years, a Mexican gray wolf once on display at Brookfield Zoo has met a mate and is expected to be released this spring to roam the Apache . . . → Read More: Call of the wild beckons former Brookfield Zoo wolf

CANCELLED:::::::::WMCL VOLUNTEER WORKDAY . . . DECEMBER 14, SATURDAY @ 9:00 AM

Workday cancelled. Weather makes access limited.

HELP OPEN THE WILLIAMS VALLEY XC SKI TRAILS

WMCL in conjunction with the Alpine Alliance have planned a workday at Williams Valley Non-Motorized Recreation Area west of the town of Alpine between Forest Roads #249 and #403.

The goal is to . . . → Read More: CANCELLED:::::::::WMCL VOLUNTEER WORKDAY . . . DECEMBER 14, SATURDAY @ 9:00 AM

Extinction Is Forever

Historic Moment for our Wolves

Photo FWS The Of Fate of Wolves Is In Our Hands

The Only Arizona Hearing Scheduled For Pinetop

You can make a difference just by showing up

WE NEED A CROWD!

This is a historic opportunity. A critical mass of supporters on December 3 can turn the tide . . . → Read More: Extinction Is Forever