News Archive

Forest restoration to benefit red squirrels

The United States Forest Service's final draft of a plan to restore Mount Graham and the rest of the Piñaleno Mountains to a presettlement condition should be complete and available for public scrutiny this winter.
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Southwestern interagency fuels workshop

The Southwest Interagency Workshop is scheduled for March 8th - 10th, 2011 in Flagstaff, AZ.
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Forest Service seeks grant applications

The USDA Forest Service is seeking grant applications for forest restoration projects on public and tribal lands in New Mexico by 5 PM, MST, Monday, February 28, 2011.
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White Mountain Stewardship Project 5 Year Report

The White Mountains Stewardship Project on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest in Arizona was designed to reduce the impacts of wildfires on communities, improve wildlife habitat, and help stimulate employment in the wood products industry. A multi-party monitoring board was convened to design a
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Returning the wet to wetlands

Most of us would simply call it mud, but to wetland biologists, dark messy, sloshy soil is as good as gold in the arid Southwest, oozing with organically rich potential.
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Santa Fe National Forest awards $1.9M in grants

The Santa Fe National Forest has awarded more than $1.9 million in forest, watershed and habitat restoration grants to six organizations as part of its Collaborative Forest Restoration Program.
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Arizona gets more funds for forest restoration

Arizona is getting another $1 million in federal funds for forest restoration.
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ERI research at Barney Springs

For more than 100 years, a 160-acre plot of ponderosa-pine forest near Barney Spring, on the edge of the Mogollon Rim, has stood untouched. No one has cut down trees. Roads stop at the forest's edge. Wildfires have been kept out.
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Forest Service, Denver water team up to protect watersheds

Denver Water and the U.S. Forest Service are tackling forest restoration by splitting a $33 million commitment to treat 38,000 acres of forest land over the next five years.
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Agriculture Secretary Vilsack announces collaborative forest restoration projects

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the selection of Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration projects in nine states that promote healthier, safer and more productive public lands. The projects include partnership efforts on forest restoration treatments that reduce wildfire risk,
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