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:

Findlay Toyota Partnership, April 1st - June 30th

During April-June 2016 Findlay Toyota will be donating $100 from every new Prius sold to Willow Bend! Funds from this partnership will go directly to support our school and community programs. More in HERE.



Arbor Day, Rio De Flag Restoration Day, April 30th 8am-1pm

Join Willow Bend and multiple partners at the Rio de Flag for a clean up, invasive weed removal, planting, and garden prep in honor of Arbor Day. Snacks, tools, gloves, and water will be provided Plus, free raffle, kids activities and much more. More info HERE.

Family Science, Amazing Arthropod, May 21st 10am-12pm

Join Willow Bend and Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research for a super exciting bug event. See LIVE bugs up close and in person! From tarantulas to beetles. Sign-up and more info HERE.

Adult Education Mosaic Workshop, May 28-29th, 9-4pm. Cost $140/participant.

Join artist Karen Knorowski for an adult education workshop covering the basics of mosaics. Workshop includes hands on activities, supplies, and one-on-one instructions. Limited spots. Sign-up required. More info HERE.