Major new lift is just one of a dozen projects that would transform this old-school Utah hill.
Researchers at the U.S. Forest Service are trying to understand the science of how wildfires spark and spread.
A new US Forest Service study explains.
RALEIGH, NC --A warmer climate may lead to higher growth and productivity on U.S. national forests and grasslands, but university and U.S. Forest Service researchers say this could reduce quantities of freshwater flowing from most of these lands, even with increases in precipitation. Results were published today in Scientific Reports. read more
Bi-state area residents, families and tourists can once again explore Forest Park onboard the Metro Forest Park Trolley as it officially returns for its sixth season of service on Friday, April 22.
Come May, Craig Utter will begin his 11th season of his dangerous, dirty job fighting wildland fires with the U.S. Forest Service. He goes to places so remote, he needs a helicopter to get there. “There” is all over the country. “Last summer I was in California for two weeks, home for two days, then […]
Two U.S. Forest Service experimental forests have been chosen to participate in the U.S,-China Climate Change and Forests Initiative, a program of the U.S.-China Climate Change Working Group led by the U.S. Department of State. read more
Moss growing on urban trees is a useful bio-indicator of cadmium air pollution in Portland, Oregon, a U.S. Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station-led study has found. The work--the first to use moss to generate a rigorous and detailed map of air pollution in a U.S. city--is published online in the journal Science of the Total Environment. read more
Many Americans trace the modern conservation movement back to President Theodore Roosevelt, known for his love of the outdoors and for creating the U.S. Forest Service and the national parks system. But what if government isn’t the only,...Show More Summary
Nestle's bottled water division will have to go through a thorough environmental review of its long-expired permit to draw water from the San Bernardino Mountains for its Arrowhead brand, the U.S. Forest Service said Friday. The move comes after environmental groups sued the Forest Service over...
A team of ecologists aimed to find out what the effects of forest tree species diversity are on ecosystem services. These services, which include timber production, carbon storage, and forest resistance to pests and diseases, are crucial to human well-being.
Craig D. Idso The world’s forests provide a number of vital ecosystem services that benefit both society and nature alike. However, in recent years many have opined that the future of forests is in doubt. Deforestation, drought, fire,...Show More Summary
The U.S. Forest Service recently published its first urban forest assessment -- providing details on the composition and health of the Austin, Texas urban forest, and documenting the contributions trees make to the environment, economy...Show More Summary
John Muir was a fervent believer. Not just in science or conservation or the National Park Service, which he championed. The founder of the Sierra Club and father of American environmentalism also believed in God. “The forests of America,...Show More Summary
Concerns over water, massive public outcry are cited as reasons for denying growth of national park gateway town.
The Grand Canyon has been saved from further major development – for now. As reported by ABC News, the U.S Forest Service has rejected a road easement that would allow developers, Stilo Development Group USA, to move forward with a development of thousands of homes, as well as stores and hotels. Show More Summary