In Colo., fire season is now a yearlong problem
When the grass fire was first spotted in a vacant field early Sunday morning in Boulder County, Colo., it didn't come as much of a surprise to state and local fire officials, who quickly mobilized hundreds of firefighters to battle the blaze.
Think tank urges Trump to transfer agency to Interior
The Trump administration should take "bold action" and transfer the Forest Service to the Interior Department to shift the service's priorities from timber harvesting to forestland restoration, a liberal think tank said in a report released today.
Carefully timed grazing can benefit birds — study
Altering the timing of livestock grazing within sagebrush rangelands could help restore sage grouse populations across the West, according to a new study that ranching advocates say proves well-managed grazing activity is good for grouse.
Judge rejects federal approval of Ore. logging project
A federal judge has ruled that the Forest Service did not properly analyze a proposed logging project in Oregon's Umpqua National Forest, ordering the agency to re-examine potential impacts of the project to a proposed wilderness area and habitat for the threatened northern spotted owl.
First commercial-scale project on tribal lands opens in Nev.
The first-ever large-scale solar power project to be built on American Indian tribal lands is now supplying electricity to Los Angeles.