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Unpacking The Science Behind The Northwest Forest Plan

Federal land managers are getting their scientific ducks in a row before updating the most important forest management plan in the Northwest.

The Northwest Forest Plan covers 24 million acres of public land run by the U.S. 25 more words

OPB - Oregon Public Broadcasting

Our View: Scenic forest project is one all can support

An ambitious thinning project designed to save centuries-old pine trees along Highway 62 has much to recommend it, and at least initially, it has the support of environmentalists who don’t always see eye to eye with the U.S. 19 more words


Big pines near Prospect in danger without intervention

The 10-mile ribbon of Highway 62 as it shoots through the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest between Prospect and Union Creek has the viewscapes that make tree-lovers and city-dwellers all wish they had moon roofs. 42 more words

Mail Tribune

G.I.S. Day, a time to remember

November 29th, 2016

With the support of my geospatial analysis teachers, I was able to present my research at G.I.S. Day at the campus of Humboldt State University. 334 more words

Fire Ecology

Scientists on track to produce aquatic species map for West

It sounds like a big fish story: a plan to create a biodiversity map identifying thousands of aquatic species in every river and stream in the western U.S. 70 more words

Bend Bulletin

A-Basin Gets Final 'Go-Ahead' For Expansion From Forest Service

SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The U.S. Forest Service has given its final approval to an expansion of Arapahoe Basin Ski Area.

The project will add almost 500 acres to the ski area. 149 more words


Beaver Creek Fire Continues To Smolder Despite Snow

WALDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – Fire officials in Northern Colorado are keeping tabs on how much snow falls there as a wildfire continues to burn months after it started. 109 more words