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Proposed forest thinning will sabotage natural forest climate adaptation, resistance to drought, fire, insect outbreaks

The USDA Forest Service is proposing widespread forest thinning on our public lands across the West in a misguided attempt to reduce the impact of drought, fire, and insects (see National Forest Restoration Projects, Sierra Nevada National Forest Land Management Plan Revisions, news articles). Show More Summary

Why Is Smokey Never a Polar Bear?

Yesterday, President Obama issued a “Presidential Memorandum — Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Our National Parks, National Forests, and Other Public Lands and Waters.” It orders the National Park Service and such agencies to do...Show More Summary

Wild horses get favorable hearing in battle with California ranchers over sanctuary

A top federal court on Wednesday appeared ready to force changes in a Forest Service plan that reduced wild horse protections in a remote Northern California county. With tough questions … Click to Continue »

Grass Fed Closes Its Forest Hills Location

Fewer boozy milkshakes and burgers for the neighborhood A burger spot in Jamaica Plain has closed down its second location, which had been open less than a year. Grass Fed held one final day of service at its Forest Hills restaurant yesterday and is now closed, according to Universal Hub. The 3698A Washington St. Show More Summary

On Mammoth Mountain, avalanche control requires bringing out a big gun - the 105-mm Howitzer

Rescuing skiers and backcountry trekkers is a life’s work for men like ski patrolman Cliff Klock and U.S. Forest Service emergency response expert Jeffrey Clark. On Mammoth Mountain, a Sierra peak synonymous with snow, they also have a time-tested approach for dealing with avalanche hazards: They...

Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds ashes buried inside giant Prozac pill urn

last weekNews : The Raw Story

“Star Wars” alum Carrie Fisher’s ashes were buried together with the ashes of her mom, Debbie Reynolds, inside a huge Prozac pill urn. On Friday, Jan. 6, a memorial service for the mother and daughter was held at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles. Fisher’s daughter, Billie Lourd, brother...

Todd Fisher Explains Carrie Fisher’s Prozac-Shaped Urn: Inside The ‘Star Wars’ Star’s Unconventional Memorial Service

Todd Fisher is speaking out about his late sister Carrie Fisher’s unusual memorial service. The Stars Wars star’s ashes were buried with her mother, screen legend Debbie Reynolds, at a memorial service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles, according to Entertainment Tonight. Show More Summary

Debbie Reynolds And Carrie Fisher Will Be Buried Together In Joint Funeral Service

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Mother-daughter duo Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher will be buried in a joint funeral service together at the Forest Lawn cemetery in Hollywood Hills, the Associated Press reports. No date has been set for the private service, but a large public memorial is also being considered. Show More Summary

Sheriff's official: Family's rescue near Grand Canyon's North Rim 'a Christmas miracle'

3 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

The husband and wife had split up after becoming stuck on a snowy, closed Forest Service road.        

Forest Plan Revision Community Workshops for Helena and Lewis & Clark National Forest

Scheduled meetings will provide updated information on forest plan revision Photo Courtesy of Meetings will be held for the Helena Lewis & Clark National Forest Forest Plan Revision. The Forest Service has announced that...Show More Summary

Alaskan Art Residency Opportunity

Susan Watkins in Nellie Juan-College Fiord WSA, Chugach National Forest. Each summer, the U.S. Forest Service hosts an artist residency in Alaska called "Voices of the Wilderness." I mention the opportunity each year on the blog, and many GurneyJourneyers have availed themselves of the opportunity. Show More Summary

Feds Block Proposed Mine Near Boundary Waters

Field Notes The Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service refused to renew a lease held by Twin Metals Minnesota, effectively blocking development of a copper and nickel…

Tippets: New Management for Tongass Waters and Fish, Dams in the West, Wildfires Threaten Angling, Protect Wild Fish

last monthHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

The U.S. Forest Service has announced a finalized amendment to the Tongass Land and Resource Management, which includes measures for protecting more than 70 salmon and trout streams within Southeast Alaska’s 17-million-acre Tongass National Forest. Read the full plan and … more ?

Important salmon-producing areas protected in final Tongass National Forest Plan Amendment

Sportsmen and businesses applaud new direction for country’s largest National Forest. JUNEAU, AK – Today, the U.S. Forest Service finalized an amendment to its Tongass Land and Resource Management plan that includes important measures...Show More Summary

Aerial Survey Identifies More Than 100 Million Dead Trees in California

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that the U.S. Forest Service has identified an additional 36 million dead trees across California since its last aerial survey in May 2016. This brings the total number of dead trees since 2010 to over 102 million on 7.7 million acres of California’s drought stricken forests. In...

Why Toronto’s Urban Forest is a Critical Infrastructure Asset

last monthCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Urban forests are vital infrastructure that provide $125 million in services to the GTA each year. But with little support from senior governments, municipalities are stretched to nurture their green assets. By The post Why Toronto’s Urban Forest is a Critical Infrastructure Asset appeared first on Torontoist.

US Forest Service Tests UAS Technology

last monthHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

This past September, the Alpine Ranger District of the US Forest Service hosted the first Agency contracted Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) flight to evaluate forest health conditions. The primary purpose of the flight was to evaluate the effectiveness of using drones for Hi-Res agriculture analytics. Show More Summary

An 'Unprecedented' 102 Million Trees Have Died In California's Drought-Stricken Forests

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

In California’s drought-stricken forests, trees are dying at an “unprecedented” rate, according to officials. The U.S. Forest Service said last month that 102 million trees have died across the state since 2010, including 62 millionShow More Summary

Forest Service slammed over sexual-harassment and civil rights complaints

Members of Congress took the U.S. Department of Agriculture and its Forest Service to the woodshed Thursday, following years of sexual harassment and whistleblower retaliation complaints. The bipartisan whipping followed tearful and disturbing testimony from a wild land firefighter about sexual abuse. Show More Summary

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