News Archive

  1. 4/22/14: The thinner the better in Flagstaff to fight wildfires - Arizona Daily Sun
  2. 4/15/14: Study: Forest Fuel Reduction Cheaper Than Fighting Fires - Capitol Public Radio
  3. 4/15/14: Fisher Fire Near Flagstaff Under Firefighter Control - KJZZ
  4. 4/15/14: Arizona's U.S. Senators Request Wildfire Help from Federal Government - KNAU
  5. 4/14/14: Bark beetles are winning, and that's bad for wildfires - Arizona Republic
  6. 4/4/14: Arizona wildfires: How bad will they be? - Arizona Republic
  7. 4/2/14: Panel says climate change makes long-term outlook for wildfires grim - Cronkite News
  8. 2/26/14: Retrofitting Our Vision Of Fire In The Face Of Climate Change And Drought - KUNM
  9. 2/26/14: Experts debate challenges of adapting to wildfires - The New Mexican
  10. 3/5/14: More Money May Be Available To Prevent Wildfires - KJZZ
  11. 3/4/14: Kaibab National Forest Releases Revised Management Plan - KNAU
  12. 3/1/14: Researchers: Answer to forest-destroying fires is more fire - Arizona Daily Star
  13. 2/24/14: White House plans fund for large-wildfire suppression - Arizona Republic
  14. 2/23/14: Here's how to end the mega-fire cycle: Our View: Stop robbing thinning efforts to pay for firefighting - Arizona Republic
  15. 2/22/14: Obama to Propose Shift in Wildfire Funding - New York Times
  16. 2/20/14: Forest collaboration draws attention, support from Idaho's delegation - Idaho Statesman
  17. 2/18/14: Officials: Fire season underway in AZ, NM - Denver Post
  18. 2/6/14: Brain Food: The Rapidly Shifting World of Forest Restoration - KNAU
  19. 2/3/14: Drought intensifies in western US - Climate News Network
  20. 12/11/13: Springer, J.D. 2013. Prolonged vegetative dormancy in rare plant species of the Southwest.The Plant Press, Arizona Native Plant Society. Fall 2013.
  21. 12/11/13: In harm's way: Part 4: Climate change
  22. 12/10/13: In harm's way: Part 3: Waters at risk 
  23. 12/09/13: In harm's way: Part 2: Protection efforts lag 
  24. 12/08/13: In harm's way: Part 1: Homes, firefighters in peril
  25. 12/07/13: On a matchhead in a tinderbox
  26. 11/22/13: Saving Arizona's threatened landscape
  27. 10/07/13: An interview with NAU president John Haeger: Looking back...and to the future
  28. 10/04/13: Experts discuss how to preserve Arizona's forests
  29. 09/16/13: Wildfires still pose risk for Arizona in slow year
  30. 08/11/13: Arizona's wildfire solutions languish
  31. 08/01/13: Final environmental statement available for Rim Lakes project
  32. 07/18/13: Gosar, Flake tackle wildfire prevention
  33. 06/28/13: Climate change threatens forest survival on drier, low-elevation sites
  34. 06/25/13: Forest Service Chief Cites Conservation Opportunities, Challenges in Senate Hearing
  35. 06/20/13: Megadrought in U.S. Southwest: a bad omen for forests globally
  36. 06/19/13: As fires rage, feds cut funding on prevention
  37. 06/18/13: Colorado Wildfire Task Force considering tougher limits for home development in burn zones
  38. 06/14/13: Fires impacting Arizona’s water
  39. 06/13/13: Colorado Wildfire Forces Thousands to Evacuate
  40. 06/12/13: Feds provide funds for restoring Colorado’s wildfire-impacted watersheds
  41. 06/09/13: Arizona forest fires: High-tech equipment aids fight
  42. 06/05/13: Wyden thumps White House for 'baffling' cuts to hazardous fuels funding
  43. 06/04/13: NAU official says forest management pays off in reduced wildfire damages
  44. 06/04/13: New Mexico wildfire crests peak sacred to American Indians
  45. 06/03/13: Report probes costs of inaction in treating landscapes before fires start
  46. 06/03/13: Nature Conservancy offers alternative to aggressive fire suppression
  47. 06/03/13: Senate ENR panel to examine wildland fire management
  48. 05/31/13: Study ties water value among irrigators to forest restoration
  49. 05/31/13: NAU study estimates financial impact of wildfire
  50. 05/28/13: Study urges more thinning in backcountry
  51. 05/24/13: Sequester guts wildfire prevention
  52. 05/22/13: Wildfires may strengthen long-term climate change, warns US Forest Service
  53. 05/21/13: Surprising pollution problem: too many trees (Op-Ed)
  54. 05/14/13: After Fern Lake fire in Rocky Mountain National Park, new life forms
  55. 05/13/13: Feds prepare for tough fire season
  56. 05/13/13: Budget woes will hamper wildfire prevention
  57. 04/30/13: Schultz: Three years after
  58. 04/23/13: Flagstaff watershed protection project signed
  59. 04/09/13: 4FRI environmental analysis available for public comment
  60. 04/01/13: Pining for the ponderosas
  61. 03/29/13: Can they save the forest?
  62. 03/26/13: Forest Service braces for bad wildfire season amid cuts
  63. 03/22/13: Nation's biggest forest-thinning project gets under way
  64. 03/12/13: Forest Service predicts another bad fire year
  65. 03/08/13: Forest Service fire policy change may let more wildfires burn out naturally
  66. 03/01/13: Thinning will save millions
  67. 02/18/13: Fire, beetle kills may change future projects for Forest Service, review shows
  68. 01/08/13: Under control
  69. 12/13/12: 2012 saw the fewest wildfires in a decade but the second most acres burned ever
  70. 12/01/12: U.S. official: Wildfires to get more destructive
  71. 12/01/12: Official urges collaboration on wildfire projects
  72. 11/26/12: Forest Service announces $13.4 million in contracts to improve 20,000 acres of national forest
  73. 11/26/12: Natural resource risks stem from past decisions
  74. 11/16/12: 4FRI Part 4: What restoration will look and smell like
  75. 11/15/12: 4FRI Part 3: A collaboration of unlikely partners
  76. 11/14/12: Earth notes: the crown fire - carbon connection
  77. 11/14/12: 4FRI Part 2: The birth of a collaboration
  78. 11/13/12: 4FRI Part 1: The problem with our ponderosa forests
  79. 11/12/12: U.S. endures near-record wildfire season
  80. 10/26/12: Controversial forest restoration contractor draws vote of support
  81. 10/10/12: City bonds would pay for thinning
  82. 10/07/12: U.S. runs out of funds to battle wildfires
  83. 10/04/12: Rogers Lake thinning projects 'like getting a haircut'
  84. 09/28/12: Fire study stirs controversy
  85. 09/27/12: Burning a forest to save it
  86. 09/19/12: Forest fires: Burn out
  87. 09/19/12: U.S. West should expect bigger wildfires more often
  88. 09/16/12: Disastrous wildfire era set to continue in Colorado
  89. 09/14/12: Wildfire restoration
  90. 09/14/12: Established process used to choose 4FRI contractor
  91. 09/14/12: Coal, forests and mining on agenda
  92. 09/07/12: More forestry work eyed for Smuggler Mountain
  93. 08/26/12: Torture lab kills trees to learn how to save them
  94. 08/24/12: Is it too late to defuse the danger of megafires
  95. 08/24/12: In southwest, worst case scenario plays out
  96. 08/23/12: Why forest-killing megafires are the new normal
  97. 08/23/12: How the Smokey Bear effect led to raging wildfires
  98. 08/23/12: Our changing forests: an 88-year time lapse
  99. 08/21/12: Winslow mill site chosen
  100. 08/20/12: Forest Service now tries to tamp out every flame
  101. 07/26/12: Forest Service making up for lost time in fire prevention efforts
  102. 07/21/12: Burn area rewakens two years after wildfire
  103. 07/13/12: Forest Service spends millions to grapple with immediate effect of Western wildfires
  104. 07/05/12: Fires create barren wasteland in Colorado
  105. 07/02/12: Humans and nature turn American West into a tinderbox
  106. 06/28/12: Forest thinning closer to ballot 
  107. 06/27/12: Waldo Canyon is latest super fire; get used to them, expert says
  108. 06/26/12: 100 days of science: Professor a leader in Arizona forest restoration
  109. 06/23/12: Arizona forests' future hinges on delicate balance
  110. 06/19/12: Forest-thinning strategy credited for saving Alpine from 2011 fire
  111. 06/16/12: Arizona fire damage brings forests closer to collapse
  112. 06/14/12: US wildfires fuel urgency for forest restoration
  113. 06/09/12: Is Verde Valley in cross hairs of a mega fire?
  114. 06/07/12: 100 days of science: US created its first experimental forest
  115. 06/07/12: NAU Regents’ Professor appointed to federal forest policy committee
  116. 06/04/12: Record New Mexico wildfire will test forest management
  117. 05/30/12: Whitewater-Baldy fire in New Mexico burns to record size
  118. 05/27/12: Healthy-forest efforts will uplift Arizona
  119. 05/19/12: Conditions in place for severe wildfire season
  120. 05/19/12: Mega fires: Much worse yet to come
  121. 05/18/12: Experts: Climate change makes big wildfires inevitable
  122. 05/18/12: Forest Service selects contractor for largest stewardship contract ever
  123. 05/17/12: Large-scale thinning on horizon
  124. 05/16/12: Why Arizona gets scorched by severe wildfires
  125. 05/14/12: An era of mega fires
  126. 05/08/12: City manager urges spending $6 million for forest thinning
  127. 05/03/12: Handful of heavyweight trees per acre are forest champs
  128. 05/03/12: SRP and ERI to study effects of forest restoration on watersheds
  129. 04/27/12: Colorado could be facing severe wildfire season
  130. 04/24/12: Forest restoration for a new economy
  131. 04/24/12: Congressman blasts forest thinning delay
  132. 04/20/12: Forests Under Fire explores the future of our imperiled western forests
  133. 04/19/12: Forest Service to amend Restoration Plan
  134. 03/27/12: Public comment, time constraints modifies Wallow West Project
  135. 03/24/12: Arizona forest-restoration afoot after tough 2 years
  136. 03/23/12: USDA publishes final rule to restore the nation's forests through science and collaboration
  137. 03/21/12: USDA Forest Service and NASA release web-based forest disturbance monitoring tool
  138. 03/15/12: Forest Health Council examines bills that seek more state control over federal lands
  139. 02/28/12: After dry winter, Arizona's forests looking at tough wildfire season
  140. 02/21/12: Academic tiff over wildfires rekindled
  141. 02/21/12: Just $1 can change the future of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
  142. 02/20/12: Communities help pay for ecosystem services provided by forests
  143. 02/14/12: Babbitts help build NAU’s Stewardship Mission
  144. 02/13/12: Communities create healthy forests
  145. 02/13/12: CEQ and Forest Service announce project to improve efficiency of federal environmental reviews
  146. 02/08/12: Colorado State Forest Service: funding available for forest restoration projects
  147. 02/05/12: BLM, proponents of plan cut their teeth at Pilot Joe
  148. 02/02/12: U.S. Forest Service highlights expansion of restoration of national forests
  149. 01/30/12: Possibilities flow from lost spring sites
  150. 01/29/12: Hamner fighting for reforestation funding
  151. 01/29/12: U.S. Forest Service streamlines appeal process; critics object
  152. 01/28/12: U.S. must clear step to launch forest project
  153. 01/26/12: New forest planning rule seeks to restore the nation’s forests through science and collaboration
  154. 01/17/12: Don’t judge a tree by its size: innovative tool sheds new light on tree age, growth rate
  155. 01/17/12: San Juan County plans to assess wildfire risk
  156. 01/14/12: Massive South Shore fuels reduction project approved
  157. 01/12/12: Nez Perce-Clearwater national forests; Idaho; Clear Creek integrated restoration project
  158. 01/11/12: Healthy forest slated for Kaibab National Forest
  159. 01/03/12: Human Dimensions of Ecological Restoration: Integrating Science, Nature, and Culture
  160. 12/12/11: US Forest Service takes action to confront the threat of invasive species
  161. 12/08/11: Experts: Managing tribal forest helped stop Wallow Fire at reservation
  162. 12/04/11: Udall highlights USFS findings to manage bark beetle epidemic
  163. 12/04/11: Towns review forest thinning progress
  164. 11/29/11: Senator suggests state takeover of forests
  165. 11/29/11: Fire Management in the American West
  166. 11/21/11: Lincoln hosts workshops in December
  167. 11/16/11: Record Of Decision Signed For Pinaleno Ecosystem Restoration Project
  168. 11/16/11: Forest Service to Form Advisory Committee for Implementing New Planning Rule
  169. 11/14/11: Small Wood Conference, May 1-3, 2012
  170. 09/27/11: Fort Valley Corridor Slated for Major Thinning
  171. 09/26/11: How to Stimulate the Economy While Curbing Wildfires
  172. 09/23/11: Managing Forests to Manage Wildfires
  173. 09/16/11: Human Dimensions of Ecological Restoration
  174. 09/07/11: A Legacy of Healthy Forests
  175. 08/28/11: Federal study: 'Intense' thinning best way to ease wildfires
  176. 08/18/11: Wallow Fire Delivers One-Two Punch
  177. 08/11/11: Rep. Gosar Advocates for Initiatives that will Bring Forest Jobs to Round Valley
  178. 07/27/11: Forest Service Plan Hopes to Protect Owl, Forest From Fire
  179. 07/15/11: After the Fire
  180. 07/11/11: Millions of Excess Trees Add Fuel to Catastrophic Wildfires
  181. 06/28/11: Senator Jon Kyl Comments on Wallow Fire
  182. 06/28/11: Mexican Spotted Owl Recovery Plan Calls for Expanded Thinning to Restore Habitat, Reduce Severe Fire Risk
  183. 06/28/11: Wildfire Summit set for Thursday
  184. 06/23/11: Crown Fires Contribute to Global Warming Even After Flames are Out
  185. 06/22/11: Forestry Expert Says Forests Must be Thinned
  186. 06/21/11: Fires Bolster Political Support for Forest Thinning
  187. 06/18/11: Wallow fire ‘a high-speed locomotive,’ but restoration projects help apply brakes
  188. 06/15/11: Forest Service Releases Request for Proposals Related To Four Forest Restoration Initiative
  189. 06/14/11: Kyl testifies on Arizona fires and need for landscape-scale forest health restoration
  190. 06/13/11: Arizona wildfire blamed on 'Too many trees' (LiveScience)
  191. 06/13/11: Wallow fire shows urgency of forest initiative (op-ed, AZ Republic)
  192. 06/12/11: Wallow Fire may be preview of things to come, experts say (AZ Republic)
  193. 06/12/11: Forest Health (Horizon video)
  194. 06/12/11: As Arizona fire rages, officials seek its cause (NY Times)
  195. 06/11/11: In the mind of...Wally Covington (AZ Republic)
  196. 06/11/11: Arizona wildfire prompts call for massive forest restoration (Summit Voice)
  197. 06/10/11: Huge Arizona wildfire rekindles forest debate
  198. 06/10/11: Arizona Fire, Still Growing, Ignites Debate Over Forest Management (here & now)
  199. 06/09/11: Arizona wildfire rekindles debate on controlling density of forests (Washington Times)
  200. 06/09/11: ‘Overgrown’ Forests Fueling Catastrophic Wallow Fire, NAU Expert Says
  201. 06/09/11: Fears mount as Wallow Fire nears Greer
  202. 06/07/11: Wallow fire reignites forest thinning debate (AZ Central video)
  203. 06/07/11: Major Wildfires Choke Arizona (NPR)
  204. 06/04/11: Evacuations Ordered As East Arizona Fire Grows
  205. 06/03/11: Forest Service To Host Public Meeting Related To Four Forest Restoration Initiative
  206. 05/12/11: Governors call for large-scale forest restoration, realigning federal funding
  207. 05/11/11: Collars and Corridors
  208. 05/10/11: Forest Service Tries to Restore Aspen in Flagstaff
  209. 04/19/11: Covington Strives to Leave Legacy of Resilient Forests
  210. 04/08/11: Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument Workshop
  211. 04/07/11: Cutting Edge Jobs Supported by Old Wood
  212. 02/23/11: Historic Agreement Signed to Restore Northern Arizona Forests
  213. 02/22/11: Unlikely Collaborators Poised to Sign Historic Forest Agreement
  214. 02/10/11: U.S. Forest Service Summary of the Proposed Planning Rule
  215. 02/08/11: Forest restoration plan moves forward
  216. 02/01/11: Scientists, Environmentalists, Community Leaders and Wood Products Industry Support Action to Restore Forests
  217. 01/24/11: Partnership carves out unique sawmill business
  218. 01/19/11: Forest Service seeks proposals for landscape-scale restoration projects
  219. 01/12/11: 4FRI - US Forest Service Forest Restoration Project
  220. 01/11/11: Winter temperatures play complex role in triggering spring budburst
  221. 01/08/11: Acoustic chaos protecting trees
  222. 12/15/10: Southwestern Interagency Fuels Workshop
  223. 12/08/10: Forest Service seeks grant applications
  224. 10/06/10: White Mountain Stewardship Project 5 Year Report
  225. 09/22/10: Returning the Wet to Wetlands
  226. 09/13/10: Santa Fe National Forest Awards $1.9M in Grants
  227. 09/09/10: Arizona gets more funds for forest restoration
  228. 09/08/10: ERI Research at Barney Springs
  229. 08/13/10: Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Collaborative Forest Restoration Projects
  230. 08/29/10: Forest Service, Denver Water team up to protect watersheds
  231. 07/22/10: Hart Prairie Meadow Restoration
  232. 07/14/10: Consortium Fires up Information Exchange between Land Mangers and Scientists for Healthier, Safer Ecosystems
  233. 07/06/10: Sunset Crater Beardtongue
  234. 07/04/10: Healthy Forests
  235. 07/02/10: Scott Abella on the Condition of Western Forests
  236. 06/24/10: Protecting Giants from Fire
  237. 06/07/10: Racing to Restore Northern Arizona'a Forests
  238. 05/18/10: Storm Damage in Navajo and Apache Counties
  239. 05/10/10: Forest Restoration Begins Along Mogollon Rim
  240. 04/29/10: Healthy Forests create Healthier Economies
  241. 04/15/10: Coconino Voices: Newest Endangered Species: Old Growth Pines
  242. 03/30/10: Stakeholder Group Reaches Agreement in Historic Forest Restoration Effort
  243. 03/07/10:Old Foes Near the End of the Lumber Wars
  244. 02/15/10: ERI Field Guide
  245. 02/03/10: Beetle Mania Rocks Northern Arizona Lab
  246. 02/02/10: Forest Wars Finally End?
  247. 02/02/10: USDA Press Release - Proposed FY2011 Budget
  248. 01/07/10: Coconino Voices: All partners working toward healthy forest
  249. 12/23/10: Forest restoration to benefit red squirrels
  250. 12/21/10: Holiday Kisses or the Kiss of the Death?
  251. 12/06/09: Plans would let large fires work their benefits in Southern Arizona
  252. 11/13/09: Endowment to Host Dialogue with Conservation Thinkers
  253. 11/23/09: Turkeys Part of Forest Health Recipe
  254. 11/24/09: Udall beetle bill looks to boost biofuel, biopower solutions
  255. 10/28/09: Researchers Bite into Bat Research this Halloween Season
  256. 09/22/09: Jon Kyl: Restoring Our Forests
  257. 09/19/09: Aspen Fading Fast - Entire groves at 7,000 feet are dying
  258. 09/04/09: Hopis Strive for Healthier Woodlands
  259. 08/28/09: Aspen Fire vs. Taylor Fire 
  260. 08/27/09: NAU Regents Professor honored at world ecology conference 
  261. 08/26/09: USDA Secretary Vilsack Announced Additional Recovery Act Funding for Forest Service Projects 
  262. 08/17/09: Ponderosa Pine Forests of the Southwest 
  263. 08/07/09: Wally Covington has shaped the debate and befuddled critics with woodsy charm and the tenacity of a badger 
  264. 07/29/09: Recent Guthrie blaze had nerves on edge, but letting it run its course proved to be wise 
  265. 06/18/09: NAU Forestry Students Protect Aspen on Kaibab National Forest 
  266. 06/15/09: ERI to share findings and call for urgent action at National Conference for Ecological Restoration 
  267. 05/14/09: The Restoration Approach in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest 
  268. 05/10/09: Fire danger on the Coconino National Forest moves from moderate to high as the woods dry out
  269. 05/06/09: Funding to Reduce Hazardous Fuels
  270. 04/14/09: Nominee says forest health requires private-sector role
  271. 04/15/09 :Home/Land Security: Congress Acts for Fire Safe Communities
  272. 02/27/09: Western U.S. Faces Similar Threat as Deadly Australian Wildfires
  273. 01/23/09: Western U.S. Forests Suffer Death by Degrees
  274. 01/22/09: Overgrown pine forests still a danger
  275. 12/19/08: New Ecosystems Services Office
  276. 10/31/08: Prescribed Fires Thinning Forest
  277. 09/16/08: Woody Biomass Grants
  278. 09/09/08: Snowflake White Mountain Power Biomass Plant Opens
  279. 07/14/08: Thinning the fear
  280. 07/14/08: Decade of thinning converts Flagstaff
  281. 07/11/08: Forest Landscape Restoration Act
  282. 05/12/08: US Forest Service Publishes New Planning Rule
  283. 04/16/08: FLAME Act
  284. 02/16/08: Wood Supply Report
  285. 07/27/07: Statewide Strategy