Middle Sycamore Watershed Field Trip, August 6, 2016

—Don Bills, Flagstaff Chapter President On August 6, the Flagstaff Chapter hosted a field trip to the Middle Creek Watershed about 10 miles south of Williams to learn more about the Four Forest Initiative (4FRI) experiment using paired watersheds, some of the still more active springs in the area, and the remains of some of northern Arizona’s colorful past. The… MORE…

Middle Sycamore Watershed Field Trip — August 6

The Flagstaff Chapter is hosting an all-day field trip on Saturday, August 6, to the middle Sycamore Creek watershed, located to the southeast of Williams, to observe and learn more about 4FRI’s paired watershed experiment taking place there. We also hope to get to see some unique water features of this northwestern part of the Mogollon Rim — including Big… MORE…

In Memorium: Dr. Charles Avery

Dr. Charles Avery, founding member of the AHS Flagstaff Chapter, passed away on January 26, 2016. In 2012, the Flagstaff Chapter renamed its intern scholarship to recognize Dr. Avery’s contributions to hydrology and forestry. A retired professor and professor emeritus of forestry and watershed hydrology at NAU, Dr. Avery promoted an understanding of the link between undisturbed forest lands and… MORE…

Results of Chapter Officer Elections

Thanks to all AHS members who voted for your chapter officers. The results of the 2016 elections are in! This year, we polled members online and had a total of 102 responses — about 40 percent of our current membership. Phoenix Chapter (51 Respondents) President: Lee-Anna Walker Vice President: Stephen Flora, Salt River Project Secretary: Byron Baden, GES Treasurer: Beth… MORE…

New AHS Tabletop Display is a Hit

Thanks to the Flagstaff Chapter for taking our newly acquired tabletop display on its maiden voyage at the 13th Biennial Conference of Science & Management on the Colorado Plateau & Southwest Region. A number of attendees, including students and faculty, dropped by and picked up information about AHS. Mike Hulst has offered to store the display at NV5 in Phoenix.… MORE…

Recap of the Conference of Science & Management on the Colorado Plateau & Southwest Region

The Flagstaff Chapter represented AHS during the 13th Biennial Conference of Science & Management on the Colorado Plateau & Southwest Region, October 5–8, 2015, at the High Country Conference Center in Flagstaff. Information about AHS was presented in our newly acquired tabletop display. We are pleased to report that many attendees, including students and faculty, dropped by our booth and picked… MORE…

Meet Katie M. Junghans, 2015 Avery Intern Scholar

Katie M. Junghans entered the field of hydrology as an undergraduate at Texas State University. She assisted in karstic cave water studies under Dr. Benjamin Schwartz and participated in monitoring the San Marcos River with the citizen science group Texas Stream Team. She is currently a master’s student in the School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability at Northern Arizona University. Katie… MORE…

POSTPONED: AHS Flagstaff Chapter Field Trip

Schultz Fire and Flood, 5 Years Later NOTE: This field trip, originally scheduled for May 30, is postponed until late September or October. Recent spring storms have resulted in runoff, erosion, and fallen trees across the access road to visit the Inner Basin Pipeline and repairs cannot be made in time for our trip.  The updated trip date and time will be announced in the AHS… MORE…