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Forest Service wants emergency removal of suspension bridge following Eagle Creek Fire

Forestry officials are planning the emergency removal of a damaged suspension bridge at Eagle Creek after a damaging wildfire swept through the Columbia River Gorge. 13 more words

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Maroon Bells Sees Record Number Of Visitors

PITKIN COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A record number of visitors enjoyed the Maroon Bells scenic area this summer.

The U.S. Forest Service estimates more than 320,000 people toured the iconic spot. 32 more words

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And now, a word from our Trailkeepers..!

Author’s note: many of you know that I’ve been involved with Trailkeepers of Oregon (TKO) since we formed in 2007 — in fact, I’m the sole remaining founder still serving on the TKO board! 2,016 more words

Cultural History

Guardians Moves to Halt Speculative Oil and Gas in Nevada's Ruby Mountains

Last Thursday, Guardians submitted scoping comments on the Forest Service’s proposal to allow oil and gas leasing and fracking in the Ruby Mountain Ranger District of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest in northern Nevada. 269 more words

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Video: Deer Cove Trail

Come along with some volunteers from Wild Places and Forest Service employees as they open up the Deer Cove Trail within the Monarch Wilderness this past summer. 38 more words

Deer Cove Trail

Who is My Audience

So, I’m getting back to blogging after quite a hiatus.  The next assignment in Blogging101 is to identify my audience.  When I first saw this six months ago, I thought it was a no brainer, but after some reflection and additional reading, today I’m more curious about the validity of this assignment. 577 more words

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Gila National Forest: Update Eagle/Peak Fires on Reserve RD

Reserve, NM, October 27, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire personnel reported smoke on Friday, October 20; and is from lightning as a result of thunderstorms that passed through the Gila National Forest on Thursday, October 19. 160 more words

NM Fire Info