Dixie National Forest hosting events for EarthFest

The Dixie National Forest will participate in Kanab’s Amazing EarthFest by hosting geology, history and fire presentations.

Events will be held at the Red Canyon Visitor Center on May 15, 2015, beginning at 1 p.m. and continuing throughout the afternoon.

Geology and history presentations will focus on the colorful red canyon region of the Dixie National Forest. Wildland fire personnel, accompanied by Smokey Bear, will be available for a presentation and discussion on the role of fire in the landscape.

Forest employees and volunteers will also be available to assist visitors exploring the area, and to offer information about hikes and recreation opportunities.

For more information, contact Leslie Fonger at 435-676-9360 or email lesliefonger@fs.fed.us. Directions are available at www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/dixie. Information on the event is at www.amazingearthfest.com.


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