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Courtesy of AZ Geological Survey
Geologists, emergency management personnel and land managers from throughout the Southwest met in Flagstaff last weekend to discuss the likelihood of and make plans for a possible volcanic eruption in one of the many active volcanic fields in Arizona, Utah and New Mexico.

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Prepping for next volcanic eruption

Officials gather in Flagstaff to discuss response, just in case

In the fall of 2010, a hunter scouting deer in the hills east of Flagstaff noticed a smooth red-tinted object protruding from an otherwise coal-black hillside.