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Prescott, AZ – May 5, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service, Southwestern Region is enacting a recreational shooting restriction for the Coronado, Prescott and Tonto National Forests to reduce wildfires and to protect the health and safety of employees and communities.
Beginning May 6, 2020 at 5:00 pm and until […]
From our Walker Fire Chief
The Forest Service is banning campfires for land under its jurisdiction as of tomorrow at 5pm.
The WFPA is asking that you not have any campfires or warming fires or do any other sort of burning on your property until after the fire season ends which typically happens with the monsoon rains […]
No campfires in the National Forest!
Albuquerque, NM, April 21, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service, Southwestern Region is enacting a campfire ban to protect the health and safety of employees and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning April 22, igniting, building, maintaining, attending or using a fire will be prohibited on all […]
We get email:
We hope this email finds you and your family safe and healthy. No doubt, we yearn some normalcy in our lives and look forward to summer in the mountains.
One projection is that half of us will come out of quarantine amazing cooks. It’s a given that many of us […]
The WFPA board voted to postpone the meeting and all social functions until everything gets back to normal.
This is the official announcement.
The WFPA Board of Directors voted this morning (April 11, 2020) to postpone the Annual Meeting and to suspend all social functions at the Walker Fire Station.
The Board of Directors has been discussing […]
After getting a foot of snow in Walker, the power went out in a couple places.
I heard there was a power pole down, but I can’t confirm.
Last update is that power will be restored by 11:00pm this evening.
I’ll sit here being grateful for our “whole house” electric generator.
For current APS outage […]
Hey! Look! That’s my email, sent out by the WFPA.
If you want to send me photos, there’s a “File Upload” form at the bottom of this page.
I appreciate your help. The WFPA appreciates your support too!
On behalf of WFPA and our Newsletter chairperson we are sending out this email with regards to requests for […]
Official word from Walker Fire:
We are now several weeks into this event but we want the community to know that Walker Fire is still open for business to respond to emergencies. If you need the fire department, it is crucial that you inform the 911 operator if you have any flu like symptoms. We will […]
Due to the lack of adequate funding, there will be no spring Chip & Haul this year.
Free slash drop-off is available at Yavapai County transfer stations beginning April 1, 2020 and lasting until June 1, 2020.
Click to download a list of transfer stations and their locations at Transfer Station List
I attended the WFPA board meeting this morning. I’m the newsletter editor and there’s another issue of it coming soon.
Among the things discussed was the concern about COVID-19 and the gathering for the Annual Meeting over Memorial Day weekend.
Because it’s a couple months away, they couldn’t make definite plans yet, but there are […]