News Archive

Can they save the forest?

3/29/2013
The U.S. Forest Service has released an “unprecedented” draft environmental assessment on plans to use mechanical thinning and controlled burns to restore a million acres of dense, overcrowded forest to more healthy conditions....
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Nation's biggest forest-thinning project gets under way

3/22/2013
The smell of wood-burning stoves seems to permeate this gateway to the Grand Canyon and pit stop on the legendary Route 66.
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Nation's biggest forest-thinning project gets under way

3/22/2013
The smell of wood-burning stoves seems to permeate this gateway to the Grand Canyon and pit stop on the legendary Route 66
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Forest Service Fire Policy Change May Let More Wildfires Burn Out Naturally

3/18/2013
After coming in $400 million over budget following last year's busy fire season, the Forest Service is altering its approach and may let more fires burn instead of attacking every one.
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Forest Service predicts another bad fire year

3/12/2013
Despite the slowest start to a wildfire season in a decade, the head of the U.S. Forest Service said Tuesday his agency is preparing for another busy year, but with fewer firefighters.
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Thinning Could Save Millions

3/1/2013
Massive forest restoration efforts expected to start this year on the Coconino and Kaibab national forests are projected to save $100 million in thinning costs plus at least $11.6 million annually in the long run.
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