News Archive

Experts: Managing tribal forest helped stop Wallow Fire at reservation

12/8/2011
Blackened, rusted and bent, a barbed wire fence snakes along the boundary of the Fort Apache Indian Reservation and the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests in eastern Arizona’s White Mountains.
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US Forest Service takes action to confront the threat of invasive species

12/7/2011
The U.S. Forest Service announced today the publication of its first ever national-level direction on the management of invasive species across aquatic and terrestrial areas of the National Forest System.
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Udall highlights USFS findings to manage bark beetle epidemic

12/4/2011
Mark Udall announced the findings from a report he requested from the U.S. Forest Service to study the bark beetle epidemic that has consumed millions of acres of Western forests. The report looks at the conditions that contributed to the outbreak, the Forest Service response, ways to address it,
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Towns review forest thinning progress

12/4/2011
The state of the forests was a main topic of concern during a joint meeting of the Show Low City Council and the Pinetop-Lakeside Town Council Nov. 8 at Show Low City Hall.
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Senator suggests state takeover of forests

11/29/2011
The state should take over the national forests and dramatically accelerate logging to thin forests and prevent catastrophic wildfires, said state Sen. Sylvia Allen and a group of people affected by the massive Wallow Fire during a recent press conference and hearing at the state capitol.
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Fire Management in the American West

11/29/2011
Few observers doubt that America's wildfire scene has become unsettled; many would describe it as catastrophic, aptly symbolized by the emergence of megafires; and most would attribute the cause for the eruption of this pyric plague to the violent collision between past and future. The past
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Lincoln hosts workshops in December

11/21/2011
The Lincoln National Forest will host Collaborative Forest Restoration Program workshops next month.
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Record Of Decision Signed For Pinaleno Ecosystem Restoration Project

11/16/2011
Coronado National Forest Supervisor Jim Upchurch signed a Record of Decision (ROD) on October 31, 2011 for the Pinaleno Ecosystem Restoration Project on the Safford Ranger District. This completed a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review of the 5,754 acre project which will implement
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Forest Service to form advisory committee for implementing New planning rule

11/15/2011
The U.S. Forest Service says it will form a committee to advise the U.S. agriculture secretary how to implement a new planning rule that is set to be finalized this winter.
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Small Wood Conference, May 1-3, 2012

11/14/2011
This Conference will give you the skills and information you need to adapt to changes and be successful in our current dynamic economy and industry. By focusing on our forest resources as well as the forest products industry, we will begin to understand key interactions and how to build a true
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