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Department of the Interior and Recreation Industry Representatives Meet on Improving Visitor Access to Public Lands and Waters

RVINE, CA –  April 24, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Senior officials from the U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. Forest Service met with representatives of the outdoor recreation industry today to discuss ways to give more people access to active, healthful fun on America’s public lands and waters by improving infrastructure and finding opportunities for innovation and public-private partnerships. 842 more words



​”Remember … only YOU can prevent forest fires.”

Smokey Bear is an American advertising mascot created by art critic Harold Rosenberg, and administered by the United States Forest Service, the National Association of State Foresters, and the Ad Council. 235 more words

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Many Trees Could Disappear In Colorado Because Of Non-Native Pest

DENVER (CBS4) – Arbor Day is coming up — a day people are encouraged to plant and care for trees. But the state is a warning about a bug that has killed millions of trees across the country and it is getting a foothold in Colorado. 253 more words


Wallowa County farmers part of biochar study

Five farmers in Wallowa County are experimenting with biochar this farming season, and that may result in far-reaching benefit to the county.

In 2016-17 Wallowa Resources, a nonprofit dedicated to developing and promoting the success of rural communities, received approximately $30,000 in grants from the Sills Family Foundation and the U.S. 46 more words

U.S. Forest Service

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Vail Resorts Will Move Forward

VAIL, Colo. (CBS4) – A wrongful death lawsuit against Vail Resorts will move forward. A district court judge rejected a request to dismiss the lawsuit. 132 more words


MY VOICE: Fire is good for national forests -- Guest Opinion

–National Forests across the West are facing dire threats from politicians, the timber industry and the Forest Service. The public is currently being misled into thinking that our forests are unhealthy and that they need to be restored due to beetle infestations and insect and disease. 22 more words

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Lostine safety project gets green light; Despite opposition

Despite opposition, Forest Service plans to mark timber for harvest this year

A decision to remove hazardous trees in the Lostine River Corridor was approved Wednesday by Kris Stein, district ranger of the Wallowa Mountains Office in Joseph. 19 more words

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