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If HR5204 passes the House our public lands may no longer be free

4 hours agoVehicles / RVs : RV.NET Blog

For those of you who define your RV Lifestyle by the great hiking, fishing, and camping to be found in our national forests and on land managed by the BLM, HR 5204 poses a financial threat and possibly even greater controls over what we can do with our RVs when we go seeking the beauty [...]

Strong demand in Asia fuels ginseng poaching in US

ASHEVILLE, North Carolina (AP) — A rising number of people are traipsing through U.S. national forests, state parks, and even private property to hunt ginseng, threatening the survival of a plant in high demand in Asia.

Bigfoot Nation Sierras Weekend

A weekend Bigfoot event full of workshops, BBQ, and all-night expeditions. Plumas National Forest Gold Lake Rd. Sierra City, CA 96125

Wake Forest Baptist Cancer Center Awarded $18 Million by National Cancer Institute

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has received an $18 million, five-year grant from the National Cancer Institute's Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) to design and conduct community-based, multi-center screening, prevention and control cancer clinical trials.

Video: Exploring the Wild Side of Portugal in Peneda-Gerês National Park

4 days agoFood & Drink / Wine : CataVino

When you think of Portugal, do you imagine lush green forests teeming with wildlife? What about rushing rivers filled with fresh water eels, trout, perch, carpe, barbell and blue mussels? I’d even go so far to say that you’ve never even considered the possibility of rock climbing, canyoning, hiking or rafting […]

U.S. F-15 Military Jet Crash In Virginia

An F-15C military jet crashed near Deerfield, Virginia, today. The jet came down on Elliot’s Knob in a rural area of the conjoined George Washington and Jefferson National Forests with a loud explosion and a pillar of heavy, black smoke. No injuries have been reported but the fate of the pilot remains unknown. Officials lost

Man Attacked By Female Black Bear Wants Her to Survive

Conservationist Steven Krichbaum was recently viscously attacked by a black bear in the George Washington National Forest, WV while conducting research on turtles for his doctorate degree. Krichbaum, 59, and his dog Henry, Read More The post Man Attacked By Female Black Bear Wants Her to Survive appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Official: Puerto Rico parrot births mark comeback

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Two endangered Puerto Rican parrots were born in the wild in a natural nest found outside a national forest in the U.S. territory for the first time in 144 years, officials said Tuesday.

Monday morning news and notes: 8.25.14

Napa buildings red-tagged with quake damage. Drought lifestyles of the rich and parched. Paying for LA sidewalks. Routing the high-speed train through the Angeles National Forest. Selective prosecution on politico residency. Lizzy Caplan sex-ed teacher to the world. And more.

Wildfire above Azusa in Angeles National Forest is 40% contained

A wildfire north of Azusa that forced hundreds of people to evacuate their campsites, picnic areas and canyon homes is 40% contained and smaller than officials originally believed.

Azusa fire grows to more than 300 acres

A brush fire in the Angeles National Forest north of Azusa has grown to more than 300 acres and prompted the evacuation of hundreds of campers and hikers, officials said Sunday.

Azusa fire grows to 200 acres

A brush fire in the Angeles National Forest above Azusa has grown to 200 acres, and hikers and picnickners have been evacuated, officials said Sunday.

Brush fire burning in Angeles National Forest above Glendora

Firefighters on Sunday were battling a brush fire in the Angeles National Forest above Glendora.

This Is What The Rattlesnake "Combat Dance" Looks Like

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Southern Pacific Rattlesnakes are a common sight in the forests and hiking trails in Southern California, so it was no surprise that a group of mountain bikers - who were also National Park Service volunteers - came across a pair of the rattlers last week. They were, however, treated to a unique bit of snake behavior. Read more...

At the End of an Ordinary Day

In November 1975, a group of six tree-trimmers were driving home from work in a truck in the Sitgreave-Apache National Forest in Arizona, USA. The driver stopped the truck when he noticed that a flying saucer was hovering about fifteen feet above some nearby trees. Show More Summary

Wildfire burning in Angeles National Forest is 35% contained

Firefighters made progress overnight on a 70-acre wildfire burning in the Angeles National Forest near Glendora.

Magical thatched wooden pavilion contains "portals to the universes" (Video)

Built using traditional and local techniques of construction, this distinctive structure sits on the edge of a national forest and a long-vanished lake.

Going Off-the-Beaten-Path on Elk Meadows Road

“Come explore me.” Does a dirt road ever call your name? Elk Meadows Road (Lolo National Forest Road #373) has been calling ours ever since Alan and I discovered it on an early spring drive to Lolo Pass. The road starts (or ends) at the Lolo Pass Visitor Center on the Idaho side of Highway 12. Then it […]

Two firefighters injured battling brush fire in Angeles Forest

Two firefighters were injured Thursday afternoon while battling a brush fire in the Angeles National Forest, officials said.

Brush fire erupts in Angeles National Forest

Firefighters were responding to a brush fire in the Angeles National Forest on Thursday.

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