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R-1 Timber Strike Team vacancies for SAF convention 2018

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The Region One Timber Strike Team vacancies for the upcoming Society of American Foresters Convention are now open through October 20,2017. Please refer to updated outreach for announcement numbers and information about the positions. 41 more words


A story showing why America's forests are burning

Summary: Why is so much of America burning? We see the answer as much of California burns. Land was stripped of the trees that provided firebreaks, homes were carelessly built in natural fire zones, and decades of fire suppression allowed accumulation of tinder ( 1,498 more words

Science & Nature

What the Wind Brought Me

 Come see the reading on the 25th in Quincy!

Gila National Forest: Women in Wildland Fire boot camp will hold a Prescribed Burn as part of a training exercise

Truth or Consequences, NM, October 11, 2017—For Immediate Release.  The Black Range Ranger District, Gila National Forest is sponsoring the Women in Wildland Fire boot camp and second weekend events will occur October 14-15. 173 more words

NM Fire Info

My 4 Days in a Fire Look Out

Back in September I spent four days in a Mountain Look Out. I wrote about it here:

Black Mountain Look Out. I would do that trip again in a heart beat!

Forest restoration funding back on the table in D.C.

Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., was in Central Oregon Monday to discuss the proposed Resilient Forest Act, which aims to get more funding for forest restoration projects across the nation. 12 more words


Overnight at the Historic Bull River Guard Station

Precipitation finally found its way to Montana helping to damper the forest fires and clear out most of the smoke. Eager to get out and explore more of the state before we move on in a few weeks we packed up the car and spent a few days in the… 339 more words

Montana Memories