Firefighters have slowly begun to make progress against a growing 7,000-acre wildfire burning in the Sierra National Forest, officials reported Thursday.
If climbers can brave "Chicken-Out Ridge," a dangerous expanse that essentially speaks for itself, they can ascend to the highest point in Idaho at 12,668 feet above sea level, Borah Peak. For highpointers, the summits of the northwestern...Show More Summary
A fast-moving wildfire in Yosemite National Park has grown to about 3,000 acres, prompting officials to keep evacuations orders in place for the entire town of Foresta, Calif.
Two horseback riders that went missing Sunday in the San Bernardino National Forest were found Monday morning in Riverside County, authorities said.
A new trees study issued by the National Forest Service (NFS) revealed just how important these plants are to our survival. According to the NFS study, trees save 850 lives annually, and prevent 670,000 acute respiratory diseases. While we’ve always known that trees are quite important to the survival of carbon-based life forms, this is
SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 25, 2014– In the first broad-scale estimate of air pollution removal by trees nationwide, U.S. Forest Service scientists and collaborators calculated that trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing 670,000 incidences of acute respiratory symptoms. read more
Should Prime Minister Modi's new role be best understood as 'CEO of India'? There are reports of mutiny in the ranks of the Indian National Congress. Is there any hope of a revival for the beleaguered party? Richard Ellings looks atShow More Summary
The male gray wolf that walked around in far northern California for a year or so looking for a mate — unsuccessfully — has fathered puppies with the mate he found back in Oregon's Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest.
In a story at National Geographic, bush firefighter Gabriel d'Eustachio describes multiple fires where the leading edge of flame was preceded by an invertebrate "wave of creepy-crawlies". Read the rest
The highest point in Colorado and the Rocky Mountains, Mount Elbert at 14,440 feet above sea level, can be a straightforward hike. Just be aware of altitude sickness and afternoon lightning, and maybe supporters of another nearby mountain. Show More Summary
Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here Communications Associate, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (Princeton, NJ) Communications & Policy Director, American Forest Foundation (Washington, DC) Communications...Show More Summary
Former LA Galaxy defender and Tampa Bay Rowdies captain Julian Valentin enjoyed a three year career as a professional soccer player before retiring in 2011. Before that, he led Wake Forest to to their first NCAA National Championship title in … Continue reading ? An Interview With Former USA U-20 World Cup Defender Julian Valentin is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Sequoia National Forest: Lucas Spielberg 2:47 In 1994, a man calling himself Lucas Speilberg swindled $40,000 from the Sequoia National Forest marketing department in exchange for a "high-end Hollywood-level" TV campaign. Twenty years...Show More Summary
More than 63 percent of paper consumed in the US has been recovered for recycling for each of the past five years, making paper the most recycled material in the nation, according to the American Forest & Paper Association’s 2014 Sustainability Report. The report measures the US pulp, paper, packaging and wood products industry’s progress […]
Recently, Mark Twain National Forest in southwest Missouri was desecrated by vandals in several recreational sites. Mark Twain National Forest officials are now asking for the public’s help to catch these vandals. The National Forest is an iconic national landmark that was established on September 11, 1939. It was named after the famous writer and
Theodore Roosevelt's love of America’s natural beauty spurred him to create and conserve hundreds of national forests, parks and monuments during his presidency. But the New York-born President’s legacy is being preserved digitally.
I recently took a backpacking trip to a very remote and isolated destination in the White Mountain National Forest, following trails that are not drawn on the local USGS quadrangle and do not appear on the most of the region’s printed maps. I didn’t see any other hikers for two entire days and reveled in the wildness and […]
Almost three decades ago, I spent a summer as a Student Conservation Association ranger at Isle Royale National Park, in the farthest reaches of northern Michigan. I hiked through the beautiful boreal forests of this World Heritage site,...Show More Summary
Josael Guevara Mutilated teen dumped in Sam Houston National Forest Man arrested, charged with murder in connection with Klein Forest student’s death 3rd Person Arrested in Walker County Murder Investigators: Gang Retaliation behind gory murder of Klein Forest student 3 Men Charged in Walker County Gang-Related Murder Gang bosses ordered teen’s slaying in Houston Three […]
Travelers might not expect a snow-covered mountain in Arizona, but Humphreys Peak at 12,637 feet in the San Francisco Peaks stands above the entire state as an incongruously frosty beacon. The San Francisco Peaks are the remains of an ancient eroded stratovolcano north of Flagstaff. Show More Summary