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Forest Service Stratton Campaign Hat

This hat was made by Stratton for the US Forest Service. It is made from Stratton’s heavyweight fur felt. Originally, it was flanged similar to a fedora, rather than the flat brim of Army or Park Service campaign hats, and had a center dent. 16 more words


Life before I met King Kong (1945 - 1974)

On September 6, 1945 I was born in the third floor flat at No. 16 Cambridge Gardens near the top of Portobello Road in Notting Hill Gate, a centuries old neighborhood of London, England. 563 more words

Travels With King Kong


He was burning from the inside out. Using his diplo torch to spark a leaping brush fire, Dave licked the sweat off his upper lip. Sweltering beneath all of his gear, and watching  the hazy red line in the distance flicker ever closer, the only thing he could think about was how badly he wanted a drink. 1,887 more words


Lincoln National Forest - Prescribed Fire Update 5/18/15 3:30 pm. Ignitions have been completed!

Prescribed Fire Update:  5/18/15  3:30 pm.  Firefighters have completed ignitions.  All 62 acres of slash piles were treated with prescribed fire.  The area will be patrolled for the next several days.    153 more words

NM Fire Info

Anti-logging lawsuits hurt fight against forest fires

Lawsuits from environmental groups are snagging badly needed efforts to log forests in California’s fire-prone Sierra Nevada mountains, lawmakers and witnesses told a House of Representatives subcommittee Thursday. 234 more words

Sacramento Update

Map Updates

Added a new geo-referenced PDF map of the Golden Trout Wilderness to the map section. It is a very large (100 MB) high quality map one could print out or use with the… 66 more words

Golden Trout Wilderness

"Above Normal" Wildfire for U.S. West, North central

Forest Service: “Above Normal” Wildland Fire Potential in the West, “Active Fire” Year for  North Central U.S.

U.S. Forest Service has forecast an “above normal” wildland fire Potential in the West, and an “active fire” year for North Central U.S. 288 more words

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