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Mexico as a Shining Example of Gender and Forest Policy

On November 19, I was the keynote speaker at a gender conference for staff of Mexico's National Forestry Commission (CONAFOR), presenting the importance of mainstreaming a gender perspective in the forest sector. Part of the reason I was so excited to be doing this in Mexico is because Mexico has become a leading force in mainstreaming gender. Show More Summary

Hiking North and South Doublehead

North and South Doublehead are two picturesque mountains located just outside Jackson, New Hampshire, on the eastern edge of the White Mountain National Forest. They’re moderate peaks to climb with special interest to skiers, because one of the trails on North Doublehead is a backcountry ski trail. North Doublehead also has a cabin at the summit that sleeps eight […]            

Forest Hills Drive: J.Cole Talks Not Aiming To Make Hits, Jay Z Not Coming To His Shows & Inspiring Kids Beyond Music Or Sports

Roc Nation lyricist J.Cole is blazing the promo trail as he gears up for the release of his third stuido album Forest Hills Drive and he recently took his talents over to Complex Magazine for a cover shoot and a

Fracking Approved in Virginian National Forest Area

WASHINGTON — Fracking, a divisive energy issue, has been approved in the George Washington National Forest in the state of Virginia. Fox News reported the U.S. Park Service initially banned fracking in the forest, which is the largest national forest on the East Coast, but rethought their plans after energy companies protested the ban. Fracking, or […]

News for the Week

Will you be going “over the river and through the woods” on the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday? Alan and I will be crossing the Bitterroot River and traveling near the Bitterroot National Forest for a holiday stay at Triple Creek Ranch. Stay tuned for our photos and articles. When you can’t be with family, we highly […]

Preciousness: Watch This Youngster Spit Tupac Lyrics For J.Cole After He Surprises Die-Hard Fan At Her House With Preview Of His Album [Video]

Little Boy Raps Tupac Lyrics For J.Cole After He Surprises Fan At Her House With Album Preview Roc Nation lyricist J.Cole is prepping the world for the release of his third studio album “Forest Hills Drive” and proving exactly why

US Forest Service Green Lights Fracking in East Coast’s Largest National Forest

Despite the objections of environmental groups and Virginia's Governor Terry McAuliffe, the U.S. Forest Service has left the door open to allow fracking in the East Coast's largest national forest with the release of the forest's new management plan. The USFS

Fracking to be permitted in GW National Forest

Environmentalists and energy boosters alike welcomed a federal compromise announced Tuesday that will allow fracking in the largest national forest in the eastern United States, but make most of its woods...

Obama Administration Protects George Washington National Forest From New Oil and Gas Drilling

Although it doesn’t specifically prohibit fracking, the final forest plan now prohibits any new leasing of the national forest -- and Washington, D.C.'s watershed -- for any kind of oil and gas drilling activity. The post Obama Administration Protects George Washington National Forest From New Oil and Gas Drilling appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Fracking to be permitted in GW National Forest

last weekNews : The Newsroom

Environmentalists and energy boosters alike welcomed a federal compromise announced Tuesday that will allow fracking in the largest national forest in the eastern United States, but make most of its woods...

Breaking New Ground, Connecting Unlikely Allies

By Michael B. Jenkins, President and CEO, Forest Trends In September, an unlikely alliance of corporations and governments teamed up with conservationists and indigenous people at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York. Together,...Show More Summary

Dominic Esquibel, Navy Cross recipient, in legal tiff with Park Service

John sends us a link to an article about Dominic Esquibel, a Marine who earned the Navy Cross in Iraq in 2004 and was roughed up by a National Park Service forest ranger in a dispute over a Sequoia National Park handicap parking space. According to Esquibel, the park employee handcuffed him and mistreated the […]

The New Forest National Park: An Accessible Adventure Story

Martyn Sibley shares his experiences within the wild. The post The New Forest National Park: An Accessible Adventure Story appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Free entrance to national parks and forests for Veterans Day

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

National parks and forests across the country will waive entrance fees Tuesday in honor of Veterans Day. The connection between the healing powers the outdoors has on members of the military was underscored in 1948 when troubled World War II veteran Earl V. Shaffer turned to nature to "walk off...

Photo: American black bear is spotted in the forest

This bear was photographed in Sequoia National Park, California.

Ape Canyon in Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Washington

Ape Canyon is a narrowing gorge sitting just to the northeast of Mount St. Helens where one of the most famous Bigfoot attacks in the cryptozoological canon is said to have taken place in 1924, eventually giving the nature spot its name. Show More Summary

Missing Hollywood executive Gavin Smith's body found: report

The body of a Hollywood movie executive who went missing two and a half years ago was found last week in Angeles National Forest and police are treating the case as a homicide, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Former Fox Executive Gavin Smith’s Body Found

The body of Gavin Smith, the Fox executive who went missing in May 2012, has been found, a source in law enforcement tells Deadline. The body was found last week in Angeles National Forest. MORE

Clemson Tigers vs. Wake Forest Demon Deacons Complete Game Preview

The Clemson Tigers and Wake Forest Demon Deacons will face off Thursday night under the lights in a nationally televised game on ESPN. That unfortunately means three hours of Jesse Palmer, but there’s some good in it too for Tigers fans. The game will be a chance for the Tigers to show off their stingy defense to the rest of the country. Show More Summary

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