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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

4 days 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.

Montana: Big Sky Country, Big Climate Problems

Entomologist Diana Six and some dead whitebark pines in Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, about 40 miles southwest of Butte. (Photo: Krysti Shallenberger) No matter how far you go on vacation, sometimes you can't get away -- especially...Show More Summary

Plan to sell burned California tree sends sparks flying

By Sharon Bernstein GROVELAND Calif. (Reuters) - Long, heavy logging trucks, swaying with the weight of charred California pines, wind through the forest near Yosemite National Park, part of an effort to clean up from last year’s devastating wildfires even as new blazes break out this summer. Show More Summary

Youth Football Study Receives $3.8 Million from National Institutes of Health

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has received a $3.8 million, five-year grant from the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health, to continue studying the effects of head impacts in youth league football.

Rick Warren in Rwanda Announces Plans to Host All 54 African Nations at Purpose Driven Church Congress

Pastor Rick Warren of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California, and author of The Purpose Driven Life, announced plans earlier this week at a press conference in Kigali, Rwanda, to host an unprecedented gathering of pastors and church leaders from all 54 African nations in conjunction with a national day of Thanksgiving next year.

The Hitchiker’s Guide to the White Mountain National Forest

It can be incredibly difficult to get around the White Mountains without a car, and while the Appalachian Mountain Club has a hiker shuttle in the summer months, it visits very few trailheads, making it difficult to use unless you’re transferring from one AMC lodging location to another and don’t mind standing around for a […]            

Black Hills Nat'l Forest's Beetle Infestation Plan Upheld

The Black Hills National Forest ("BHNF") straddles Wyoming and South Dakota, and its infestation by pine beetles has made the forest a subject of litigation in South Dakota, Wyoming, and Colorado. Last week, the Tenth Circuit joined the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in denying environmental activist organizations the......

Tech Creche: Fighting Smartphone Addiction One Pony at a Time

Everyone loves ponies – but do they love them even more than smartphones and tech gadgets? That’s the logic behind the Tech Creche at England’s New Forest National Park. In exchange for leaving your technology and car stowed away, the...Show More Summary

Lion Cub Leads Indian Park Guard To Its Dead Mother

An orphaned lion cub asked for help in the only way he knew how. On his rounds in the Tulsi-Shyam part of the animal preserve, a Gir Forest National Park guard named Rana Mori spotted a solitary cub hiding in the bushes. Wary of the danger, Mori began to look for the mother. But, as

CA: Residents Share Ideas at Meeting on HSR

A public meeting on new developments for the $68-billion California high-speed rail -- including a proposed shorter, more direct tunnel route through Angeles National Forest being studied for the Palmdale-to-Burbank section -- drew roughly 100 people to the Buena Vista Library on Wednesday.

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