Established in 2003, Congaree is one of the country’s newest national parks, yet it boasts the southeastern United States’ largest expanse of old-growth bottomland hardwood forest.
noaasanctuaries: Happy Arbor Day! National marine sanctuaries may not have trees, but they do have kelp forests that serve as crucial habitats for many marine animals. Nancy Foster Scholar alumna Nyssa Silbiger snapped this amazing photo of giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. (Photo: Nyssa Silbiger)
Surrounded by the Chattahoochee National Forest is the former site of a brick mansion, now lying in partial ruin. Hand-built in 1977 by hand by Dr. Charles L. Scudder, a retired professor at Loyola University in Chicago, and his partner...Show More Summary
At the end of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in northern Michigan, Grand Marais is a quiet town nestled in a cradle of arboreal forests. Not far from these beautiful lakeshore vistas an odd piece of architecture stands out: aShow More Summary
Promotion-chasing Forest Green Rovers part company with boss Ady Pennock - a week before the National League play-offs.
Fast Facts: Arbor Day Foundation presents Forest Lands Leadership Award to Ducks Unlimited Award recognizes leadership in sustainable forestry efforts on public The post Ducks Unlimited receives Arbor Day Foundation national award appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.
A warmer climate may lead to higher growth and productivity on US national forests and grasslands, but researchers say this could reduce quantities of freshwater flowing from most of these lands, even with increases in precipitation...
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
A forest fire at Rocky Mountain in Shenandoah National Park has resulted in a closure to section of the Appalachian Trail. The closure affects miles 892.1 – 897.3 NOBO (1291.8 – 1297.0 SOBO) of the AT. Hikers should call 540-999-2152 to get information on alternate routes. The fire, first reported on Saturday, has expanded from 200-acres to more than 500,......
We ran into one of our favorite mechanics, Cory MacDonald, at the recent Cajun Classic National Enduro in Forest Hill, Louisiana, and he agreed to give us the lowdown on Grant Baylor’s N-FAB/Am Pro Yamaha YZ450FX. As you may alreadyShow More Summary
In the heart of one of the continent’s biggest fracking booms stands a place the people of the Doig River First Nation have revered for generations. Elders remember visiting this ancient spruce forest in northeastern B.C. as children on horseback. Show More Summary
Ask a hundred people why they like to escape to the forest and you’ll probably get a hundred reasons, but chances are good that more than a few will say they seek the peace and quiet of the woods. And while the woods can be a raucous...Show More Summary
Barker Valley in the Cleveland National Forest is a place where you can truly get away from it all. This narrow valley full of massive oaks and tranquil meadows sits in one of the more remote corners of the Palomar Mountains. While the valley itself is too small to qualify for wilderness status, the area has a…
MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation committed $365,000 toward a multi-year aspen and forest restoration project on Wyoming’s Shoshone National Forest. “This The post Major Landscape Project to Benefit Wyoming Wildlife Habitat appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.
Mt Chocorua is a very popular mountain in the White Mountain National Forest, one that you can climb from many directions and up many different trails. I chose the Hammond Trail and Liberty Trail for this hike because they’re one of the more challenging routes and because I wanted to visit the Jim Liberty cabin which […]
The New Mexico Game and Fish Department’s plan to use rotenone to help re-establish native Gila trout populations in waterways in the Gila National Forest is raising safety concerns for those handling the chemical. “Recent studies have directly linked rotenone exposure … more ?
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A Stream through a Dense Forest, François-Louis Français Watercolor and gouache with pen and ink; roughly 18×14? (46x34cm). Link is to zoomable version on Google Art Project; original is in the National Gallery of Art, DC, which also has a zoomable version as well as downloadable images (free registration required for largest file size). This […]
Ottm is a crowd-sourced project to bring wooden smartwatch bands to the market. For every band sold, Ottm is planting a tree in a national forest.