Adult Workshop: Medicinal Plant Walk and DIY Elderberry Elixir

Willow Bend Environmental Education Center 703 E Sawmill Rd. , Flagstaff , AZ

Join Mike Masek, director of The Forager’s Path School of Botanical Studies, for a tour of the Willow Bend gardens, emphasizing edible and medicinal possibilities of our native flora. After the walk, we will meet indoors to learn how to make an elderberry elixir. Each person will take home a sample of the elixir! Cost: […]

Family Science: Dog Days of Summer

Campbell Mesa Trailhead parking area

Saturday, June 25, 2022 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Campbell Mesa Trail Head Parking Lot (map) Come see Gunnison Prairie Dogs in their home colonies, learn about them from the wildlife experts from the US Forest Service and Habitat Harmony, and enjoy activities with Willow Bend Environmental Center staff! We will meet at Campbell Mesa Trailhead parking area. […]

Science Saturday: Junior Naturalists

Willow Bend Environmental Education Center 703 E Sawmill Rd. , Flagstaff , AZ

Explore the plants and wildlife of Willow Bend Gardens at our Junior Naturalist Science Saturday. Make a nature journal and practice sketching outdoors, learn how to go birding, identity plants in our garden, make nature art and more! We will also show your family how to use the iNaturalist app to explore nature in your […]

Downtown Geology Tour

Mountain Sports Flagstaff 24 N San Francisco St, Flagstaff , AZ

Through generous funding from Mountain Sports Flagstaff and 1% for the Planet, Willow Bend offers  guided Downtown Geology Tours. The 45 minute- 1 hour walking tours are based on local Flagstaff author, Marie Jackson’s Stone Landmark’s book. An exclusive and unique opportunity for the community to explore downtown like never before. The tour will cover […]

Willow Bend Board Meeting

Willow Bend Environmental Education Center 703 E Sawmill Rd. , Flagstaff , AZ

The Willow Bend Board meets regularly on the 2nd Monday of every month. If you are interested in joining the board, or would like more information about agendas, reports, or upcoming programs contact (928) 779-1745 or e mail info@willowbendcenter.org

Adult Workshop: Mushrooms, Fungi and More!

Willow Bend Environmental Education Center 703 E Sawmill Rd. , Flagstaff , AZ

Register here: https://willowbendcenter.app.neoncrm.com/np/clients/willowbendcenter/event.jsp?event=745& Join Mike Dechter of the Arizona Mushroom Society to learn more about the cryptic kingdom - mushrooms and fungi. This presentation will be for those with incidental knowledge and curiosity about fungi. Mike will present on some fungi 101 - what are fungi and why are they important? He will also discuss […]

Science Saturday: Rocks Rock

Willow Bend Environmental Education Center 703 E Sawmill Rd. , Flagstaff , AZ

Join Willow Bend for a Science Saturday that really rocks! Learn about the region's unique rock formations, paint rocks, dig through our rock collection, and meet a geologist! Fun hands on activities for all ages.

Willow Bend Board Meeting

Willow Bend Environmental Education Center 703 E Sawmill Rd. , Flagstaff , AZ

The Willow Bend Board meets regularly on the 2nd Monday of every month. If you are interested in joining the board, or would like more information about agendas, reports, or upcoming programs contact (928) 779-1745 or e mail info@willowbendcenter.org

Farewell & Thank You Cassandra Celebration

Willow Bend Environmental Education Center 703 E Sawmill Rd. , Flagstaff , AZ

Please RSVP here so we know you are coming. After an amazing 11 years, it is time to sincerely thank our wonderful Education Director Cassandra Roberts and wish her all the best on her new adventure! Cassandra will be leaving Willow Bend in August, but we are excited that she will be staying in town and […]

Park Renaming and Community Celebration

Willow Bend Environmental Education Center 703 E Sawmill Rd. , Flagstaff , AZ

Have you seen all the enhancements and additions at the Willow Bend gardens? Did you know that Sawmill Park is being renamed the Elizabeth "Liz" Archuleta Park?! Join Coconino County Parks, Willow Bend, and other county partners for a fun celebration in honor of Liz Archuleta and all the additions and improvements to the gardens […]