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Glass Containers Banned at Oak Creek and Fossil Creek

It’s April 22 … yep, Earth Day. As such, we thought this reminder about following the Leave No Trace Principles was especially appropriate. Unfortunately, LNT is an ethos that is frequently ignored (as you’ll read below and in our upcoming June issue), and that’s a dangerous problem. 283 more words

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Now the Feds are going after New Mexico Rancher! Time to call in the Calvary!

Posted by Faye Higbee / April 18, 2014
Diamond Bar Ranch in NM Seized by US Forest Service

Officials say that the Laney’s can redeem their 80 cattle for $40,950 ! 743 more words

My Thoughts

State Highway 366 to Riggs Lake Opens Today

A message from our friends at the Forest Service:

The unpaved portion of State Highway 366, also known as the Swift Trail which accesses the upper reaches of Mt.

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Here We Go Again

This time it’s the U.S. Forest Service in New Mexico. (h/t Burnt Beans and BS)

When Kit Laney answered a knock on his door Saturday, law enforcement officers from the U.S. 439 more words

Current Events

Simpson Pushes for Better Wildfire Budgeting: Talks with Forest Service Chief Tidwell about Wildfire Disaster Funding Act during budget hearing

Editor’s note:  This item was borrowed from Mike Simpson’s email newsletter for 4/7/14.

Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson last week discussed funding for wildfire suppression with Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell.  293 more words


Oregon delegation cheers county timber payments

Editor’s note:  This story is from Central Oregon’s KTVZ.com.  The article’s theme suggests a shift in strategy in the Oregon congressional delegation, now favoring beneficial changes in forest management over the indefinite continuation of SRS payments. 650 more words


Firefighters on the Butte: Watchers and Teachers

Smoke in the distance. In the Bend, Oregon area this happens rather regularly. When that happens while we are visiting we like to drive up to a little cinder cone south of town because it has such a fantastic view, probably a couple of hundred miles. 520 more words