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Closure of Mill Threatens the Health of the Growing Forest Products Industry

PHOENIX, Ariz. (September 11, 2014) – In towns like Eagar, AZ every job counts. With the closure of the Four Corners Forest Products in mid-August, more members of the small community will be facing unemployment. 602 more words

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Lincoln National Forest - Prescribed Fire Activities Planned in Ruidoso/Capitan Areas - SEPTEMBER

Lincoln National Forest – Smokey Bear Ranger District – Ruidoso and Capitan Areas

9/16/14 – Prescribed Fire Update -Despite having good consumption on the test piles (Monday) morning, the crews shut down ignition operations after the updated spot weather forecast called for a decrease in ventilation.  320 more words

NM Fire Info

Growth policies aid counties with federal lands

Editor’s note:  What’s interesting in this article, I thought, was the emphasis it lays upon the existence of a county plan regarding forest-related matters.  Can the mere existence of such plans actually have the salutary consequences this article imputes to them?   712 more words


Congressional Bill to Charge for All Use of Public Lands

Whether you like to camp, kayak, or just enjoy the great outdoors from the comfort of your RV, you probably take for granted that you will always have an affordable place to go—you know… nature. 1,166 more words


Forest Service project on national radar

Editor’s note:  This report comes from nearby (to us) Mineral County, Montana.  It was published online in the Clark Fork Valley Press/Mineral Independent on Sept. 2nd and authored by Colin Murphey of the… 874 more words


Smoke on the Horizon

Where there’s smoke…..

My breath edges its way into my lungs nervously as I carefully place protection along a long, exposed slab of rock atop the third pitch of… 707 more words