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Prescott NF to Reopen Most Recreation Sites on August 1

The Prescott National Forest will open most developed campgrounds and day use sites across the Forest on Saturday, August 1.  Fees will resume at developed campgrounds and day-use sites with services.  Developed recreation sites were closed in March to protect public health and safety and limit the spread of COVID-19. The following developed recreation sites …

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Prescott Moonlight Movie Nights Cancellation Continues Through at least August 14, 2020

The City of Prescott Moonlight Movie Nights at Ken Lindley Field have extended their cancellation through at least August 14, due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns. “We will continue to monitor the situation, with hopes of starting the movies back up as soon as possible,” said Recreation Services Director Joe Baynes. The City also announced that …

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Monsoonal Moisture Continues to Diminish Pine Fire Activity

Location: Pine Mountain Wilderness – Verde Ranger District (T11N, R5E, SEC 35) Start Date: 07-12-20 Size: 2170 Acres Percent Contained: 90% Cause: Lightning Vegetation: Grass, Brush, Ponderosa Pine Summary: The Pine Fire again received significant precipitation Friday afternoon and evening aiding in the minimization of fire activity. Air Attack observed the fire prior to afternoon …

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American Red Cross Tips for Staying Safe During Monsoon Season

Monsoon season brings a variety of conditions that can include thunderstorms, heavy rain, severe weather, and an increased risk of flooding. The Red Cross wants everyone to know what steps they can take to stay safe if potentially dangerous weather is predicted in your community. HEAVY RAIN & FLOOD SAFETY TIPS: · Turnaround don’t drown! …

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FY20 Annual Chip Seal Project – Week of July 27, 2020

The City of Prescott and their contractor, VSS International, Inc., are working on a chip seal project along selected roadways throughout the Prescott area. The project consists of cleaning the existing street surfaces and applying a new polymerized-rubberized chip seal and seal coat. Additional work includes the restoration of disturbed traffic striping and the replacement …

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