Verde River

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Ladders Area Along the Verde River Closed to Protect Nesting Bald Eagles

The Forest Service is closing the Ladder’s bald eagle breeding area along the Verde River to the public on December 1, 2020.  The closure is expected to last through June 30, 2021 when the bald eagle nesting season ends, and fledglings are independent.  Should nest failure occur and re-nesting not be attempted, the closure will

State

Feral cattle removal along the Verde River continues

The removal of feral cattle along the Wild and Scenic portion of the Verde River continues.  Contractors will be capturing and removing unauthorized and/or feral cattle from the Wild and Scenic portion of the Verde River on the Tonto, Coconino and Prescott National Forests.  This portion of the Verde River is managed to preserve its

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