Flagstaff’s Forest Friends
Flagstaff is renown for its diverse terrain and the vast wilderness of the Coconino Forest, home to the largest contiguous Ponderosa pine forest in the world; home to a variety of species of animals, birds, and fish. Examine the diverse terrain of the mountains, forests where backcountry animals like black bears, mountain lions, and pronghorns reside, the create and name your very own fluffy friend. Learn about animals like the squirrel, chipmunk, and pygmy nuthatch bird, which are supported, fed and protected by the pines. Create engagement as students learn about these forest animals; build pinecone friends, stuff a furry friend, and learn about what lives in the lakes.