Climate Breadcrumb: Cottonwood AZ

Just south of the Grand Canyon. Mountainous terrain with lovely pine forests, which are under threat.

The Sierra Club offers one solution to forest management that embraces fire, rather than obsessive prevention.

https://www.sierraclub.org/sites/www.sierraclub.org/files/sce/grand-canyon-chapter/conservation/LT_ForestPlanBulletin.pdf

“The environment of Arizona is typically associated with desert vistas and dramatic canyon views. Yet Arizona is home to the largest contiguous ponderosa pine forest in the United States. From the sky islands of Southern Arizona to the Kaibab Plateau along the Grand Canyon’s North Rim, the forests of Arizona are home to a remarkable diversity of plants and animals, some found nowhere else on earth! As wild habitat throughout the Southwest is fragmented by development, public lands play an ever-greater role in the preservation of diverse and unique species…”

#ccan #rockspringucc #climateride #solarvillageproject

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