News Archive

Colorado Could be Facing Severe Wildfire Season

4/27/2012
Top federal officials highlighted the western slope of the Rocky Mountains — including Colorado — as an area that may be at risk of severe wildfires this summer and said they are working closely with state and local authorities to prepare for the potential threat.
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Congressman Blasts Forest Thinning Delay

4/24/2012
Ambitious forest thinning project already falling behind schedule
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Forest restoration for a new economy

4/24/2012
Arizona has more than 20 million acres of forest land. Forests have long contributed to Arizona’s economy and quality of life. They provide an abundance of natural resources and remain the economic and aesthetic foundation of many rural communities.
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Forests Under Fire Explores the Future of our Imperiled Western Forests

4/20/2012
Ecologists say our treasured ponderosa pine and dry mixed conifer forests of the American West are under attack from seemingly every direction. Armies of bark beetles, devastating disease outbreaks and unstoppable infernos threaten the beauty, function and life of these important wildlands and
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Forest Service to amend Restoration Plan

4/19/2012
Forest Service officials want to amend their original plan to restore part of the forest on top of the Mogollon Rim to its historic landscape, which they believe had far fewer trees and a lot more grasses.
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