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ASPEN, Colo. (CBS4) – The U.S. Forest Service is making changes to overnight camping in part of the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness in hopes that a popular natural hot springs area won't get “loved to death.” photo12 Want To Visit Conundrum Hot Springs? Youll Need A Permit. Conundrum Hot ...
A wildfire burning near Sedalia has closed Highway 67 at Rampart Range Road, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. The fire is burning west of Pine Creek Rd. and east of Rainbow Creek Rd. Highway 67 is closed southwest of Sedalia. As of 1:30 p.m, the US Forest Service has taken ...

Ski industry. Forest Service approves Copper upgrades. The Forest Service has decided to allow upgrades to lifts at Copper Mountain Resort to go forward. Copper will upgrade the American Eagle and American Flyer chairlifts as well as improve the existing Tucker Lift. In a press release, the Forest Service ...
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service says between 200 and 600 acres in the Green Mountain National Forest are going to be burned with prescribed fires as part of a project designed to improve wildlife habitat. The fires, in only a small portion of the 400,000-acre national forest, will reduce heavy ...
Harassment, rape and retaliation: What one woman endured within the US Forest Service ... The #MeToo movement has brought to light the widespread incidence of sexual misconduct in many arenas of women's lives — and it's spread to the US Forest Service, whose chief, Tony Tooke recently resigned ...
If you see smoke outside, don't panic. It's from a prescribed burned near the El Dorado National Forest. About 1,350 acres will undergo a prescribed burning this week ahead of the incoming storm, according to the U.S. Forest Service in Placerville, Calif. The area is located south of California 88, between ...

FRANKLIN - The U.S. Forest Service planned a 280-acre prescribed burn near the Cowee community of Macon County on Monday in the Nantahala National Forest. The public should be aware of the potential for smoke in the area along with firefighter traffic. Smoke may be visible from Franklin. "Safety for ...
A Senate oversight committee has begun probing allegations of a decade-long practice of sexual harassment at the U.S. Forest Service, focusing on alleged misdeeds by the former chief of the agency. In a letter to Forest Service interim head Vicki Christiansen, the Senate Homeland Security and ...
Wenatchee, WA-The U.S. Forest Service will be accepting applications for a number of spring and summer temporary jobs located at ranger districts in Cle Elum, Naches, Winthop and Tonasket, and other forest service offices in East Wenatchee and Moses Lake, Washington. Positions are available in ...
If you are looking for a job, the US Forest Service is accepting applications for a number of spring and summer temporary positions. According to the U.S Forest Service, they are looking for applicants wanting to work in forest trails, campgrounds, woods or fire management. There are positions available at ranger districts in ...
LAUREL COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) Now that the weather is starting to warm up, Laurel County rangers with the US Forest Service are investigating several illegal dumping sites found in the Daniel Boone National Forest. "It's a forest that's supposed to be protected, and it's not from people who want to dump ...
[3/23/18] US Forest Service Looking To Stay One Step Ahead Of Upcoming Wildfire Season With Mission Restoration Project. Posted in Local Government & Meetings, Recreation, WildfireTagged mission restoration project, United States Forest Service, usfs. Audio Player.
Vicki Christiansen is shown in this 2012 photo when Christiansen served as interim regional forester for Region 1, based in Missoula. Christiansen was named interim replacement chief of the U.S. Forest Service on Thursday, March 8, 2018, after Chief Tony Tooke's resignation on Wednesday evening, ...
The chief of the U.S. Forest Service is stepping down amid allegations of sexual misconduct and an investigation commissioned by the United States Department of Agriculture into his own behavior. Tony Tooke, who became chief in September after nearly four decades with the agency, wrote in an email to ...
The U.S. Forest Service has confirmed that the United States Department of Agriculture, its parent agency, has “engaged an independent investigator” to look into complaints against Chief Tony Tooke. News of this investigation comes as the Forest Service is dealing with allegations of a broader culture of ...
Women in the U.S. Forest Service aren't just fighting fires; some are fighting sexual misconduct in the most remote parts of the country. In an exclusive PBS NewsHour investigation, 34 women in 13 states told their stories of rape, harassment, gender discrimination and the retaliation that followed after they ...
According to a recent news release from the U.S. Department of Agriculture U.S. Forest Service, crews are expected to conduct the Gardner Prescribed Fire as early as Monday, April 9. The burn area consists of National Forest System lands in the southeastern portion of the Santa Rita Mountains between ...

SILVER CITY — The U.S. Forest Service has released information about different things happening around the Wilderness and also talked about the increase of abandoned campfires on the Gila National Forest. Public Information officer Marta Call stated that the Reserve Ranger District wanted to remind ...
Warning: This column may sound like a bit of a whopper. In an effort to return Holy Jim Canyon to its natural state and bring back trout — yes, trout — federal wildlife officials with the help of actual U.S. Marines plan to blow up 25 small dams. No joke. Later this month, detonating caps, military grade ...
Over and over, the senator and U.S. Forest Service Chief Tony Tooke heard panelists say they need more access to the forest. Through roads, through less-cumbersome permitting, through whatever means. They want access. It was a nearly three-hour discussion Friday at the Ketchikan public library.
The U.S. Forest Service gave authorization for a Canadian company to conduct exploratory drilling to create a hard--rock mine near Mount St. Helens. But it's just a step in the process for the permits filed by Ascot USA, Inc. U.S. Forest Service Cowlitz Valley District Ranger Gar Abbas signed off on the ...
The U.S. Forest Service Just Approved Exploratory Gold and Silver Mining Near Mount St. Helens ... The U.S. Forest Service just gave Canada-based mining company Ascot USA Inc. permission to do exploratory mining for gold, copper, silver and molybdenum near Mount St. Helens, The Columbian first ...
U.S. Forest Service Chief Tony Tooke, right, talks to Mark Bowers, of UpaDowna at the Colorado Convention Center during the Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show on Jan. 25, 2018 in Denver. The show is the nation's largest outdoor sports expo and conference. Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show is the first time in ...
(KKCO/KJCT)-- A local branch of the U.S. Forest Service is looking for people to fill dozens of open positions. The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests are advertising more than 60 temporary positions. These will be for the 2018 field season. A wide variety of positions are available, ...
STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State alumnus and newly appointed U.S. Forest Service Chief Tony Tooke is the featured guest for the university's 2018 Carlton N. Owen Lecture Series on Friday [Feb. 2]. Tooke's presentation, “The Challenges Facing the Nation's Forests and the USDA Forest Service,” ...
The U.S. Forest Service doesn't usually sell land. Instead, the agency will exchange parcels of equivalent value. But the land where the Forest Service's Dowd Junction office sits is classified as an “administrative” site, and those can be sold — after meeting public comment and environmental assessment ...
It is unclear exactly what happened next, except to say that after Ty got out of his crashed vehicle a U.S. Forest Service officer shot Ty near the scene of the accident. The FBI has stated that Ty was not armed. The FBI has further stated that they are conducting a full investigation and anticipate turning the ...
It is unclear exactly what happened next, except to say that after Ty got out of his crashed vehicle a U.S. Forest Service officer shot Ty near the scene of the accident. The FBI has stated that Ty was not armed. The FBI has further stated that they are conducting a full investigation and anticipate turning the ...
SILVER CITY — With the recent current events that have been happening all over the world, the U.S. Forest Service thought it would be a good idea to get some active shooter training. Silver City Police, Silver City Fire, Homeland Security, Grant County Sheriff's Department, New Mexico State Police, ...
The Nantahala National Forest will waive fees at Whiteside Mountain and Whitewater Falls on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 15, the first of six fee-free days the U.S. Forest Service uses as an extra incentive to encourage people to visit national forests and grasslands. The fee waiver program is in ...
A rifle range run by the US Forest Service in Berkeley County has been trashed by users. Fortunately, Berkeley County Sheriff's Department inmates cleaned it up. The Boggy Head Rifle Range in Jamestown was closed because of all the trash. The rifle range looked not unlike a landfill, as people brought ...
On January 3, the US Forest Service (USFS) published an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking announcing a plan to consider revisions to the agency's National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) procedures aimed at streamlining environmental analysis. This rulemaking process will provide an ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Forest Service is looking for public comments on its work to improve its process to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act as it makes land management decisions. "Our efforts to improve our processes are rooted in our desire to be more responsible for the land we ...
The U.S. Forest Service will waive fees at day-use recreation sites in Oregon and Washington on Monday, Jan. 15 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. "Our fee-free days touch on every season and serve as an enticement to new and repeat visitors to come out and enjoy their national forests," said Jim ...
US Forest Service announces fee-free days in 2018. Posted 7:52 pm, January 10, 2018, by WHNT News 19 · Facebook · Twitter · Reddit · Pinterest · LinkedIn · Email. Caney Creek Falls is thought of as one of the best waterfalls in the Bankead National Forest. Considering it is one a 1.5 mile hike from the trailhead, it is also ...
The Rendezvous Ski Trailhead located in West Yellowstone at the intersection of Geyser Street and Obsidian Avenue. PHOTO BY SAMUEL WISWELL. CUSTER GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST. The southwest corner of Montana is known around the world as a winter sports mecca, but have you ever ...
The Rendezvous Ski Trailhead located in West Yellowstone at the intersection of Geyser Street and Obsidian Avenue. PHOTO BY SAMUEL WISWELL. CUSTER GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST. The southwest corner of Montana is known around the world as a winter sports mecca, but have you ever ...
So this is for boater safety,” said Jeff Engelkes, a U.S. Forest Service employee setting piles of driftwood on fire Monday. During 2016 and 2017, the lake received heavy rainfall, washing the wood that had accumulated along the lake shore during the previous four years of drought. “You're always going to ...
A Hutchinson man was fatally shot by a U.S. Forest Service officer while heading to spiritual retreat in Arizona on Friday, the family attorney said in a statement. The FBI confirmed that Tyler Miller, 51, was taken to a hospital where he later died from his injuries following a shooting just north of Sedona, Ariz.
Curry County Commissioner Court Boice's proposed resolution to give a vote of no confidence to the U.S. Forest Service for its alleged mishandling of the Chetco Bar Fire received its own no vote in a regular commissioner meeting Wednesday. The board eventually decided to bring the resolution to a Jan.
Retired U.S. Forest Service forester Brian Stout appreciates the importance of trees, and is concerned about their potential loss worldwide. ... George Washington National Forest in Augusta County is apparent to any visitor, but especially to the keen eye of retired U.S. Forest Service employee Brian Stout.
Summit County and the U.S. Forest Service both have education campaigns in place reminding visitors to the backcountry to follow proper waste disposal practices. Lorch said that reminders to "Leave No Trace" are posted all around the trails and backcountry, and most Open Space and Trails literature ...
The United States Forest Service has finalized plans for the Apache Leap Special Management Area (SMA) to protect the culturally significant site above the town of Superior, Arizona. ... The US Forest service also has more information on the Apache Leap SMA at: http://www.apacheleapsma.us/.
The U.S. Forest Service has released its environmental assessment of the Hanging Lake area management plan that calls for limiting daily visitors at 615. ... The U.S. Forest Service's new plan for the Hanging Lake recreation area demonstrates everything that is wrong about this backward federal agency's ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. -(Ammoland.com)- Quail Forever has finalized an agreement with the USDA Forest Service that will allow collaborative active forest management in more than half of the United States. The new partnership will provide increased opportunity for efforts focused on habitat restoration between ...
Want to apply for a job with the U.S. Forest Service? El Dorado County Connections-One Stop is hosting a free employer presentation with the USFS on Tuesday, Jan. 9, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the County Child Support Services building (Carlton meeting room) at 3883 Ponderosa Road in Shingle Springs. During the ...
U.S. Forest Service employees burned about 150 piles of hazardous fuels and brush in the Samak area on Wednesday ahead of the holiday weekend, according to the National Forest. Fire personnel created a fire break in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest and removed a significant amount of ...
Small-business owners in Wyoming can learn about fire season contracting opportunities with the U.S. Forest Service. A Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) webinar, titled “Contracting with the Forest Service: Be Prepared for Fire Season,” is scheduled Wednesday, Jan. 17, from 11 ...
“The number of dead and dying trees has continued to rise, along with the risks to communities and firefighters if a wildfire breaks out in these areas,” said Randy Moore, regional forester of the U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region. “It is apparent from our survey flights this year that California's trees ...
It will cost a bit more to find your way around US Forest Service lands. By KXRO News ... The U.S. Forest Service is dedicated in researching, producing and distributing informative, accurate maps that can help improve the experience on America's national forests and grasslands. Additional online ...


 

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