STAY SAFE IF YOU’RE IN L.A.: Sand Fire Grows to 11,000 Acres in Santa Clarita Area, Is 10% Contained; Evacuations in Effect. “The Sand Fire continues to burn part of the Angeles National Forest near Santa Clarita Saturday morning causing much of the Los Angeles Sky to look orange and cloudy,” the Los Angeles Daily […]
CLEVELAND ? Among the more controversial and least discussed portions of the Republican Party platform is the GOP’s position that federal lands ? including national parks, wildlife refuges and forests ? should be removed from federal...Show More Summary
Point Lobos State Marine Reserve was the first marine reserve in the United States. Since 1960, the residents of its protected kelp forests have thrived in an underwater Yosemite. Point Lobos joined the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary in 1992, then the nation’s largest such “blue park”. Show More Summary
As my nation (USA) celebrates 100 years of the National Park Service, renewed interest in our untouched landscapes is growing, and that’s a great thing. Even with the selfie-crazed tourists crowding our parks and national monuments,Show More Summary
Hey, who doesn’t like national forests and national parks? Personally, I think it’s great that we have them to protect the environment along with special places. However, there’s something a
The provision would mean an end to federal protection of public parkland The Republican Party’s National Convention (RNC) kicks off on Monday, July 18 in Cleveland, Ohio. While issues of housing and infrastructure have taken a back seat...Show More Summary
This provision would leave national parks vulnerable to development and privatization. The post GOP Platform Proposes To Get Rid Of National Parks And National Forests appeared first on ThinkProgress.
There’s nothing quite like that moment on the way to a trailhead when you pass the sign proclaiming that you’ve crossed into a national park, forest or some other piece of wild land. The prospect of new adventures and quiet solitude seems too good to be true. Luckily for us, America offers many spectacular natural......
Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano is sweeping slowly across the Hawaiian landscape, and as it does, it is burning a path of destruction through the Volcanoes National Park forest. Everything in the path of Hawaii’s Kilauea lava flow is being ignited as the volcano continues to slowly release its thick lava to consume the area. Show More Summary
In three national forests -- the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in Wisconsin and the Superior and Chippewa National Forests in Northern Minnesota -- analysis of more than two decades of data found overall healthy bird communities, giving researchers and policy-makers a degree of optimism.
Huckleberries hanging out in Washington's Gifford Pinchot National Forest. (Photo: US Forest Service/Public Domain) Last spring, readers of the Northwest Spokesman-Review were greeted by a terrifying headline: "Huckleberry Picking Banned...Show More Summary
Investigators with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are trying to track down the bodies of at least two people that were reportedly found Thursday in the Angeles National Forest above Azusa. The bodies were reported shortly after 2 p.m. in the hills above San Gabriel Canyon Road, in...
You've heard about the spacious skies and amber waves of grain, but what about the painted deserts, prismatic hot springs, giant redwood forests, and stunning bridges and national monuments? You could spend a lifetime exploring the sites of America, all as beautiful as they are diverse. Here are 50 of our favorites.
The Pine fire burning in the Sespe Wilderness north of Ojai has charred more than 1,450 acres, officials said Saturday. The fire, which started in the Los Padres National Forest about 9 a.m. Thursday, is zero percent contained, officials said. There are about 50 structures threatened but there...
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Thousands of structures were threatened and hundreds of people fled their homes ahead of a wildfire ravaging in a section of the Eldorado National Forest north of Sacramento, federal officials said on Frida...
Brad Treat, a U.S. Forest Service law enforcement officer, was riding near Glacier National Park when the attack occurred.
Blueberry Mountain is in the Caribou Speckled Wilderness (of the White Mountain National Forest) in Evans Notch on the border between New Hampshire and Maine. It has great views of the North and South Baldface, East and West Royce, Basin Pond and Shell Pond, without requiring a huge amount of effort to climb. That’s what […]
A 120-pound black bear was euthanized Wednesday, days after it injured a man who was camping in the Angeles National Forest above Altadena, officials said. The female bear was found about 12 hours after Saturday’s attack, and was hiding in a tree south of Millard Campground near Altadena, said...
A grizzly bear attacked and killed a mountain biker near Glacier National Park in Montana. Brad Treat, 38, was an off-duty U.S Forest Service law enforcement officer. Brad Treat was attacked and killed by the grizzly bear on Wednesday afternoon. Show More Summary
US Forest Service Law Enforcement Officer Brad Treat Attacked And Killed By Grizzly Bear While Mountain Biking Near Glacier National Park West Glacier, Montana – At around 2 PM on Wednesday, June 29, Brad Treat, 38, was killed by a grizzly...Show More Summary