When I turned 12 many moons ago, it was near the start of buck season in NWPA. Growing up in a small rural town surrounded by the Allegheny National Forest, I’d spent much of my...
It’s 1991, and a young Hank is at Chattahoochee National Forest hunting with his father. Only they’re not hunting animals – they’re hunting witches. His father flushes one out, but Hank hesitates to shoot her. The witch falls to the ground, setting it on fire. Show More Summary
How does wood become stone?
Japan has more than 30,000 suicides a year for over 14 years— one of the highest rates among industrialized nations. On average, someone in Japan dies by his own hand every 15 minutes, usually a man. The Aokigahara Forest is the most...Show More Summary
A week ago, I wrote of the battle between state and federal officials over restrictions on use of Arizona's wild areas. Specifically, back in August, officials managing the Coconino, Kaibab, and Prescott National Forests issued a terse...Show More Summary
· Entire historic bronze lamppost stolen from Glendale-Hyperion Bridge · Hollywood's House of Props, open since 1948, has closed · Wintry weather closing roads in the Angeles National Forest this weekend · Being a LACMA security guard: all that...
The US District Court for the Western District of Louisiana has ruled that the US Forest Service acted properly in their ban of hunting deer with dogs in the Kisatchie National Forest (KNF). The Nov. 27 decision upholds a ban proposed by the Forest Se...
Okapi photo from Shutterstock The blue-tongued forest giraffe is the latest species to fall under risk of extinction. The animal, also known as the okapi, is the national symbol of the Democratic Republic of Congo and it appears on the nation’s money.
The Coronado National Forest just released the following announcement: Tucson, AZ (November 27, 2013) – The Coronado National Forest has announced the completion of the Rosemont Copper Project Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS). Show More Summary
Fans of tropical forests for climate and development received an early holiday present from Warsaw last week at the conclusion of the 19 th Convention of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 19). I...Show More Summary
Thanksgiving is right around the corner and the U.S. is barreling down on it like a salt-stained maroon Subaru Forester hydroplaning uncontrollably toward a utility pole on one of our nation's many fine turnpikes. That's because theShow More Summary
The Engelmann spruce arrived this morning to the West front of the Capitol from the Colville National Forest in Washington state. It made 22 stops before arriving in D.C. [ more › ]
The U.S. Forest Service now offers access to variety of visitor maps for people using Android and iOS devices. The National Pork Board has named a new task force that will examine consumer needs, animal care, sustainable pork production and … Continue reading ?
Delegates at the UN climate talks in Warsaw have managed to agree on one thing, at least. Negotiators agreed that developing nations will only receive funding under the Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD)...Show More Summary
Shane Rattenbury today launched a comptition to design an “experimental” feature for the Engineers Australia Pin Oak Forest at the National Arboretum Canberra. There’s a $30,000 prize to whomever happens to make the raddest feature that...Show More Summary
Over the next five years, a scientific team led by Paul Olsen from Columbia University's Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, will drill as many as six coreholes to depths of 1.5 km in Petrified Forest National Park and carry out extensive field investigations as part of the Colorado Plateau Cor ing Project. Show More Summary
My family and I decided to go on a last minute trip at the end of this summer, and North Carolina met our criteria of minimal crowds and no flying. We drove south from NYC to the Outer Banks, then headed west all the way to the Appalachian Mountains. Show More Summary
Brazil's government reported Thursday that annual destruction of its Amazon rain forest jumped by 28 percent after four straight years of declines, an increase activists said was linked to recent loosening of the nation's environmental law meant to protect the jungle. The fig …
On August 16, 2013, the Coconino National Forest issued a press release entitled “Parking trailers in forests prohibited during hunting season.” The press release is specific to the Coconino, Kaibab, and Prescott National Forests, and is directed e...
If there was any doubt left that these Seminoles have a claim to being the best football team in the nation, it was erased in the first half against Wake Forest on Saturday as the 'Noles utterly and entirely embarrassed the Demon Deacons...Show More Summary