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:

Science Saturday: Family friendly event held every First Saturday of the month at Willow Bend from 9-1.

Next event: February 6th, Grand Canyon Adventures. Matthew Henry Hall, a Flagstaff-based Children's Singer/Songwriter and Picture Book author will bring his guitar for sing-alongs and read his two Grand Canyon-inspired picture books---/The Lucky Hat/ and /Phoebe and Chub/! We will be making Grand Canyon Adventure books. Check HERE for a full list of upcoming monthly themes.

Adult Education: Essential Oils, Sunday Feb 7th 10-1.

Essential Oil specialist Deana Tatro will be leading a Valentine’s Day Special Aphrodisiacs and Beyond workshop. Participants will explore the healing qualities, Aphrodisiac properties, and winter immune system benefits of oils and make their own essential oil immune boosters and Valentine’s Day gifts. Limited spots. Sign Up and more HERE.

Monthly Recycling Center Tour

Every First Friday from 3-4pm at the Recycling Center 1800 E. Butler Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86001 (at the northeast corner of Butler and Babbit.). Can you recycle glass in Flagstaff? How about pizza boxes? Come learn about recycling in Flagstaff with this free tour. More information HERE.


Purchase a beautiul Frances Short Pond picture, read about our Bald Eagle Event, Bring your stuff to Willow Bend for our Full Circle Trade and Thrift partnership and more. All our updates and news on the blog.