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Lincoln National Forest - Tiny Prescribed Fire Project - IGNITIONS ARE COMPLETE - 7/21/14 - 5:00 pm

PRESCRIBED FIRE UPDATE – 7/21/14 – 5:00 pm – Firefighters completed ignitions on all 8 acres of the Tiny Prescribed Fire project. 


PRESCRIBED FIRE UPDATE – 7/21/14 – 10:00 am – Firefighters will be igniting piles today. 92 more words

NM Fire Info

Lincoln National Forest - New Fire Start - Gap Fire is already controlled - 7/18/14 - 3:00 pm

A new lightning fire, the Gap Fire on the Smokey Bear Ranger District, was detected late yesterday (7/17/14 at 9:05 pm) and firefighters mobilized to the fire this morning.  80 more words

Active Wildfire

Rio Tinto: neighbors

I live in a Lutheran retreat center in the North Cascades.

It’s still haunted by miners who extracted copper for 20 years, ending in 1957. 225 more words

Holden Village 2013-14

USDA awards funds to promote rural wood to energy

Editor’s note:  This article appeared in AG WEEKLY yesterday.  BTW, where’s Idaho in the mix of states receiving these USDA grant awards?

WASHINGTON – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the award of more than $2.5 million in grants to develop wood energy teams in 11 states and an additional $1.25 million for nine wood energy projects. 592 more words


The Mountains: Rainier, Helens

My Dad has wanted to climb Mount Rainier for as long as I can remember. Even before the internet my Dad would talk about Rainier like it was this mythical being.  512 more words

Lincoln National Forest - Tye Prescribed Fire COMPLETE - all 826 acres have been treated! - 7/20/14 - 2:00 pm

PRESCRIBED FIRE UPDATE – 7/20/14 - 2:00 pm – Ignitions are completed on the Tye prescribed fire project, located 5 miles north of Capitan. Firefighters treated the remaining 226 acres today.  776 more words

Forest Service

The Pryor Fence

If anyone’s followed the Pryor Mountain Wild Horses is the fence separating BLM from USFS land is a topic that is talked about a lot, but not everyone understands all of details of it. 713 more words