Flagstaff Students Take Part in Southwest Experimental Garden Array Project

| May 13, 2015
Flagstaff High School students set up a weather monitoring station. Photo courtesy of Michael Remke / SEGA Project

Flagstaff High School students set up a weather monitoring station. Photo courtesy of Michael Remke / SEGA Project

May 11, 2015 • By Karin Eberhard • Flagstaff Unified School DistrictAZEDNEWS

Seven AP Biology and former AP Environmental Science students from Flagstaff High School went to the Mangum Ranch on the Kaibab Plateau of Northern Arizona for a service-learning project from April 22 to 26 with the Southwest Experimental Garden Array (SEGA) Project in partnership with the Grand Canyon Trust, The Arboretum of Flagstaff, the Department of Biology and College of Forestry at Northern Arizona University.

SEGA is designed to study and model the effects on climate change on ecosystems of the U.S. Southwest, as well as, to provide study sites for scientists across the nation.

Once fully operational, there will be 10 sites located in Northern Arizona across an elevation and precipitation gradient and on volcanic and limestone soils.

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