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Kaibab NF leads partner effort to bring geographic data to AZ

ARIZONA—Employees with Kaibab National Forest led an effort to unify a diverse group of partners for the first-ever Arizona LiDAR symposium, held Aug. 15 in Flagstaff. Organizers brought together government agencies, nonprofits, universities and other organizations to begin to collaboratively fund the collection of this critical geographic data and guide its ultimate use in projects and partnerships statewide.

Hiawatha shines as lighthouse forest

MICHIGAN—On Aug. 4, visitors to Hiawatha National Forest’s Point Iroquois Light House discovered yet another great way to get outside and explore the nation’s only national forest with lighthouses! The event, timed to coincide with the Michigan Lighthouse Festival in nearby Paradise, allowed visitors of all ages to participate in the launch of the Hiawatha’s first mobile gaming “mission” using Agents of Discovery®, an award-winning mobile gaming application.

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