Navajo County NRCD

District Meeting Notice

Date, Time, Location:

Coming Soon


Agenda & Minutes Physically Posted Here:

Location Address

About the District

The Navajo County NRCD in located in the southen portion of Navajo County. Within the District's borders are the towns of Holbrook (known as the gateway to the Petrified Forest National Park) and Snowflake, as well as the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest. 

Physical Features

There is pine forest on the higher southern end (Apache-Sitgraves) and grassland, pinion juniper woodland, and desert shrub through to the northern end.


Conservation Practices

  • Upland Vegitation Composition

  • Fencing & Grazing Management

  • Water Distribution

  • Improved Irrigation Management & Efficiencies

  • Installation of Renewable Energy Production Systems

Primary Resource Concerns

  • Soil Erosion

  • Water Availability, Quantity, & Quality

  • Noxious & Invasive Plants

  • Conservation Education

  • Upland Vegitation

  • Renewable Energy

Board Members

  • Frances Perkins, Chairman
  • Ethan Ellsworth, Vice-Chairman
  • Sindy Machusak, Supervisor
  • Bob Flake, Supervisor
  • Jim O'Haco, Supervisor
  • Bill Jeffers, Advisor
  • J.R. Despain, Advisor

District Contact Information

Clerk: Susan Chandler

Phone: (928) 524-2652

51 West Vista Drive, Suite 3
Holbrook, Arizona 86025

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