Things to do

Come see our Watershed and Terrain Model


See an AZ Watchable Wildlife Site.


Take a Tour of Flagstaff's Recycling Center.


Visit Our Sustainable Building



Willow Bend Environmental Education Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded by the Coconino Natural Resource Conservation District.

Thanks to our sponsors

Willow Bend Environmental Education Center's mission is to provide education outreach services that build environmental awareness and an ethic of responsible stewardship of our natural and cultural resources.


Upcoming Events

Bring Your Weeds to Willow Bend!

Do you have a mystery plant growing in your yard? Is it taking over? Come to Wilow Bend for help anytime between 10 am and 2 pm on:

-August 16th

-September 20th

Bring in your "suspect" (or a picture of it) and a representative of the San Francisco Peaks Weed Management Area will identify it for you. If it's a "bad guy" we will give you tips on how to manage it.

We will also have information about local weed groups in your area that are working on restoration projects and improving their neighborhood environment!


3-Day Intensive Beekeeping Course!

Join Patrick Pynes for a 3-Day Intensive Beekeeping Course that will take place at Willow Bend, Flagstaff EcoRanch, and in private Flagstaff area apiaries!

Dates: Friday, July 31st (5 pm - 8 pm); Saturday, August 1st (8 am - 2 pm); and Sunday, August 2nd (8 am - 2 pm).

Cost: $200

To sign up and for more information, visit or write/call Patrick at (928) 6001193.