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Vail Gets Permission For New Ziplines, Mountain Coaster & Trails

VAIL, Colo. (CBS4) – Even though ski season is just starting, Vail is already looking forward to next summer.

The U.S. Forest Service is giving the ski area permission to start building ziplines, a mountain coaster and more trails next spring. 23 more words

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540-Square-Mile San Gabriel Mountains National Monument Created by Obama Proclamation

More than 540 square miles of the San Gabriel Mountains became a national monument Friday under a controversial executive move from President Barack Obama that will increase protections in an attempt to address crowding and pollution in the heavily used area. 737 more words

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The Forest Service In-n-Outs

Fires are not always deemed bad. They can reduce grass, brush, and trees that can create bigger and more sever wildfires and improve wildlife habitat. They help mitigate the mountain pine beetle infestation that is affects Colorado. 307 more words

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History of Wildfires

The history of wildfire suppression can be dated back to the founding of Yosemite National Park in 1890. The Army was the first personnel put to the task of protecting Yosemite against fires. 327 more words

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King Wildfire In El Dorado County 94% Contained; Forest Areas Reopen

POLLOCK PINES (CBS/AP) — The U.S Forest Service has reopened some wilderness areas that were closed because of a massive wildfire in Sierra Nevada foothills. 132 more words

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Into The Wilderness...It Could Cost You

There was some hullabaloo (good word; we should use it more) last week about the U.S. Forest Service talking about charging media $1,500 for permits to for still photography and commercial filming on the 36 million acres of National Forest System lands. 290 more words

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Hutton Furthers Futures in Fisheries

AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY, August 2014–If there is anything to learn from Caitlin McGarigal about entering the world of professional fisheries biology, it is patience and perseverance. 591 more words

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