North of Flagstaff: The Fort Valley Experimental Forest, a young ground squirrel, and a native thistle with honeybee

On Wednesday July 15 my wife Sarah and I drove north on Hwy 180 past the Arizona Snowbowl road, stopping well short of the Grand Canyon and joining a tour of the Fort Valley Experimental Forest, home to roughly a century of forestry research— and to lovely flora and fauna! Of course my goal was … More North of Flagstaff: The Fort Valley Experimental Forest, a young ground squirrel, and a native thistle with honeybee