posted on May 11, 2012 at 4:38 PM
posted on July 8, 2011 at 2:07 PM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich (AP) -- Marauding insects have become a leading threat to the nation's forests over the past decade, a problem made worse by drought and a warming climate, a federal report says.
posted on July 4, 2008 at 8:07 PM
GOLDEN POND, Ky (AP) — Environmentalists are suing the U.S Forest Service over what they say is an illegal dole: The agency's long-standing practice of subsidizing corn and soybean farming on a nature preserve in western Kentucky and Tennessee.
posted on September 7, 2007 at 8:09 PM
More than a half-century after Smokey Bear began his public information campaign, fires are making a resurgence and remain an enormous threat to much of the West.
posted on August 10, 2007 at 8:08 PM
ALBUQUERQUE (AP) - A former U.S Forest Service official has sued the federal government, saying it wrongfully fired him after he came forward with allegations of pesticide misuse in forests across the Southwest.
posted on May 4, 2007 at 8:05 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) - Two environmental groups claim the U.S Forest Service is violating its own rules and federal law with a plan to cut trees on more than 12,000 acres of a forest preserve.
posted on December 24, 2004 at 8:12 PM
Managers of the nation's 155 national forests will have more leeway to approve logging and other commercial projects with less formal environmental review under a new Bush administration plan.
posted on December 5, 2003 at 8:12 PM
Congress is no stranger to bills authorizing the thinning of National Forests to reduce fire danger.