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Big Trees: a new look at growth factors

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen Last week I had the opportunity to attend a presentation by Dr. Seth Bigelow, previously of the US Forest Service and currently doing original Forest Adaptation Research at the Huyck Biological Research Station near Rensselaerville, … Continue reading ?

Rejection of Colorado Coal Mine on Global Warming Grounds Could Be Game-Changer

A U.S. District Court judge ruled on June 27 that the Bureau of Land Management ( BLM ) and Forest Service both wrongly approved expansion of the West Elk coal mine in Somerset, Colo., because they failed to take into account the economic...Show More Summary

Forest Service to close Eaton Canyon above first waterfall

When it comes to risky climbs, few can match the half-mile trek to the second waterfall in Eaton Canyon north of Pasadena, a steep, narrow path over crumbling granite cliffs that has claimed five lives and caused dozens of injuries over the past four years.

Meshach Taylor: Funeral Services on Saturday at Forest Lawn

Meshach Taylor, known for his role as the hilarious Anthony Bouvier in the 1980?s television sitcom “Designing Women”, died in his California home on June 28, 2014, according to TMZ. Meshach Taylor died after battling a terminal illness. Meshach was surrounded by his family while on his deathbed. Taylor was 67-years old. New of death

Are Transition Plans Code for Climate Change Backtracking?

The USDA Forest Service is pushing through the sale of nearly 6,200 acres of Tongass rainforest's old growth timber for 10-15 years of logging, claiming that's what the timber industry needs to "transition" to second-growth timber management. Show More Summary

National Park: Drones In The United States To Be Banned Because They’re Annoying

In any national park drones may soon may end up being banned in over 84 million acres of forest overseen because the National Park Service considers the unmanned drones in the United States to be annoying. In a related report by The Inquisitr, one crazed woman attacked a flying drone at a beach. But the

Wildfire in Sequoia National Forest is 75% contained

A wildfire burning in the Sequoia National Forest was 75% contained Tuesday, the U.S. Forest Service reported.

500 homes evacuated in Kern County wildfire

A wildfire in Sequoia National Forest more than doubled in size overnight to about 1,800 acres, U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Cindy Thill said Sunday.

Mourners gather at memorial service for Maya Angelou

Friends and family gather at a memorial service for Dr. Maya Angelou held atWake Forest University on June 7, 2014 in Winston Salem, North Carolina. The author and activist passed away on May 28 at age 86. Photo Credit: Getty/Grant Halverson Friends...Show More Summary

Michelle Obama's Speech at Maya Angelou's Memorial Sure Was Something

An impressive crowd of more than 2,000 people gathered at Wake Forest University North Carolina today to attend Maya Angelou's memorial service. The service lasted around three hours with Cecily Tyson, Bill Clinton, Oprah, and First Lady Michelle Obama all speaking and commemorating the great woman. Show More Summary

Maya Angelou Mourned and Memorialized at Wake Forest Service

Family, friends and famous admirers mourned the celebrated American author, poet, and activist Maya Angelou on Saturday during a memorial service at Wake Forest University in North Carolina, where the writer had taught for decades. President...Show More Summary

Michelle Obama: Dr. Maya Angelou ‘Wanted All of Us to Be Phenomenal’

First lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey and President Bill Clinton were among scores of luminaries, friends and family who gathered Saturday at a memorial service to celebrate the late Dr. Maya Angelou at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Oprah, The First Lady Pay Tribute to Maya Angelou at Memorial Service

The life of Maya Angelou was celebrated on Saturday morning, as various friends and family paid tribute to the poet, author and civil rights activist at her memorial service in North Carolina. The service took place at Wake Forest University, where Angelou had taught as a professor since 1982. Show More Summary

Watch Now: Memorial Service For Maya Angelou

last monthNews : The Two-Way

Dignitaries like President Clinton, first lady Michelle Obama and Oprah are scheduled to speak at the memorial service at Wake Forest University.

WATCH LIVE: Wake Forest University Holds Memorial Service for Maya Angelou

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Wake Forest University is holding a memorial service for the recently-passed iconic poet Maya Angelou. Angelou, a professor of American studies at the university, died last week at the age of 86.

The Irrepressible Maya Angelou

In light of tomorrow's memorial service for Dr. Maya Angelou at Wake Forest University I wanted to share a personal experience I had with her a decade ago that exemplified her irrepressible drive and indomitable spirit. At the Democratic...Show More Summary

First Lady Michelle Obama To Speak At Maya Angelou’s Memorial Service

First Lady Michelle Obama will be among several speakers scheduled to deliver remarks at Dr. Maya Angelou’s private memorial service this weekend, The Washington Post reports. The service is set to take place Saturday at Wake Forest University’s Wait Chapel

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