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

Recycling Center Tour

First Friday, October 2nd 3-4pm.

Join Willow Bend on a walk through Flagstaff's Materials Recovery Facility (Recycling Center) to learn more about the recycling process.

Meet us at the facility at 1800 E. Butler Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86001 (at the northeast corner of Butler and Babbit.) Call (928) 779-1745 for more information and questions.

Thanks to support from the City of Flagstaff and in partnership with the City's Sustainability Program, we offer these public MRF tours free of charge. For groups of 12 or more please call to schedule your own tour; the cost is $3-5 per person depending on group size.