Categories: Friday Rant, Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management Tags: Friday Rant, Incendiary Tidbits, L1 These days, one cannot swing a dead cat, as the...Show More Summary
US Forest Service Wants Info On Illegal Tree Cutting Near Santa Fe Ski Area Someone in New Mexico’s Santa Fe National Forest and Pecos Wilderness has been illegally chopping down hundreds of trees. The US Forest Service is offering $5,000 for any information leading to the capture of those responsible for this unlawful tree cutting on […]
History indicates that there will be a dangerous increase in wildfires as a result of a warming climate, warns a University of Wyoming study that will be published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Over the past 2,000 years, forest areas have seen more outbreaks of...
During a solo kayak trip, intended to go from from Ketchikan, Alaska to Petersburg, Alaska, a bear attacked Mary Maley's kayak. The incident occurred outside of a US Forest Service cabin in Berg Bay, Wrangell District, Alaska. YouTube link The Presurfer
In this video, see how SFI and the Florida Forest Service is making sustainable forestry a reality.
"The Pacific Southwest Research Station says its role is to conduct and publish research, not to evaluate land management policy."
In the latest round in a 15-year legal battle to keep the California spotted owl safe from U.S. Forest Service logging policies, federal wildlife authorities have agreed to reconsider an earlier decision to deny the timid raptor protection under the Endangered Species Act.
(AP) — Wildfires that have overwhelmed firefighters in California this summer are stumping computer models designed to predict where they'll burn. A U.S. Forest Service manager says fires have expanded faster and that's one factor that could be making modeling harder.
When you’ve already cruised the highways and byways of your hometown, the idea of a bike trip in another state can certainly be appealing — there are new hills to vanquish, deep forests or vast deserts waiting to be discovered on two wheels and long stretches of road to zoom on. To help folks who need to travel to hook … [More]
Working closely with the US Forest Service and the Sitka Tribe of Alaska, an international team of researchers funded by the National Science Foundation has begun to piece together an archaeological and historical narrative of how the crew of the wrecked 19th century Russian-American Company sailing ship Neva survived the harsh subarctic winter.
The National Park Service issued evacuation orders Thursday for hundreds of employees and visitors in the Sierra and Sequioa forests as the Rough fire exploded to more than 110,000 acres, making it the largest active fire in Califor...
Amid the forest of large cable and telecoms carriers that dominate broadband services in the U.S., a profitable, smaller upstart out of Washington state is making an acquisition of another small player to build out its business in Silicon Valley. Show More Summary
This is pretty neat: Archaeologists piece together how crew survived 1813 shipwreck in Alaska Working closely with the U.S. Forest Service and the Sitka Tribe of Alaska, an international team of researchers funded by the National Science Foundation has begun to piece together an archaeological and historical narrative of how the crew of the wrecked 19th [...]
Retired couple Alan Colley and Dabney Tompkins have chosen a rather unconventional location for their next home. After stumbling upon a book about the U.S. Forest Service, Colley and Tompkins were inspired to move into a fire lookout, a 40-foot tower that was historically used to spot forest fires. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Forest Service spent a record $243 million last week battling forest fires around the country, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Thursday. Continue reading ? The post Forest Service spends a record $243 million last week on wildfires appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
If you were to go skiing at Whitefish Mountain Resort in Montana, a resort on land owned by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), you might come across a statue known as "Big Mountain Jesus": The reason that statue is allowed to be on theShow More Summary
The record wildfire season scorching the West is prompting renewed calls for Congress to change how it funds firefighting, a push that comes as the head of the Forest Service said the agency would soon exceed its firefighting budget for the year - again.
CoyoteBlog writes, I Have This Argument All The Time With The US Forest Service, but it could be with any government agency doing....anything. The pull quote is marvelous, and one that, while we as obsessed conservatives have internalized, is...
This just might be the most cataclysmic forest fire season in history. So far this year, the Forest Service has spent $800 million trying to keep the blazes from raging too far out of control. This cost amounts to more than 50% of their budget, draining