The City of Sedona’s Sustainability Coordinator, McKenzie Jones, will speak at Keep Sedona Beautiful’s Preserving the Wonder™ Speaker Series on Tuesday, August 11th at 5:00 pm. Please note that this is a change from our normal starting time of 5:30 pm.
Due to the pandemic, KSB will be hosting this event on Zoom.
- The link to this Zoom presentation is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82202035014?pwd=NmNOTVFvRHl6TThkV0N3clBocGJpZz09.
- The meeting password is: 225383
“Sedona is already experiencing the effects of climate change, including rising temperatures and increased risk of drought, wildfires and flooding. These changes threaten Sedona’s economy, environment, infrastructure and quality of life,” said Ms. Jones. Please join KSB for a conversation with Ms. Jones about how the City of Sedona is reducing its impact and working to adapt to our changing climate. Learn about the City’s efforts to develop a Climate Action Plan, and how you can participate.
McKenzie is the Sustainability Coordinator for the City of Sedona. She draws on her background in environmental policy to find innovative strategies to address the climate crisis. McKenzie began her career working above tree-line for the Appalachian Mountain Club, which strengthened her understanding of conservation education. Most recently, she worked for the City of Flagstaff where she oversaw sustainability programming on waste diversion, food policy, and natural areas.
In 2014, McKenzie was recognized with the Tom Moody Award for her leadership in preserving 2,700 acres of open space land at Picture Canyon and Observatory Mesa in Flagstaff. She currently serves on the boards of Oak Creek Watershed Council, Flagstaff Foodlink, and Coconino Cooperative Extension. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Law from Lafayette College and a Master of Arts in Sustainable Communities from Northern Arizona University.