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Forest Service announces opportunity for public to comment on proposed exchange of state School Trust Lands

Source: U.S. Forest Service

 The Forest Service invites the public to review and comment on a proposed land exchange with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources… 128 more words

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Forest Service delays final decision on controversial Wolf Creek land trade and development scheme

Conservation advocates vow all-out battle to halt unwanted backcountry development

By Bob Berwyn

FRISCO — The U.S. Forest Service will take an extra 30 days to scrutinize a controversial land trade that would open the door for construction of… 228 more words


Forest Service Needs More Time On Land Swap At Ski Area

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service will take another 30 days to review objections to a land swap that would allow construction of a road to a proposed residential development near the Wolf Creek Ski Area. 108 more words


Colorado fracking industry files formal objection to White River National Forest oil and gas plan

Drillers say restrictions will hinder exploitation of new shale plays to the detriment of local communities

By Bob Berwyn

FRISCO — Even though the vast majority of public lands in the West are already open for fossil fuel exploitation, oil and gas companies want more. 945 more words


World Alpine Ski Championships A Great Advertisement For National Forests

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (CBS4) – Tens of thousands of people have packed in to watch the World Alpine Ski Championships — even celebrities have showed up like Tiger Woods. 329 more words


Agencies Say Black Hills Pine Beetles Growing At Slower Pace

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A new aerial analysis of the Black Hills National Forest shows the pine beetle epidemic is still growing but slower than before. 104 more words


Rep. Zinke Addresses Joint Session; Speaks Of Multiple Use On Federal Lands

By Darryl L. Flowers | Posted: Tuesday, February 3, 2015 5:15 pm

U.S. Rep. Zinke Addresses Joint Session of Montana Legislature
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Montana’s U.S. Representative, Ryan Zinke addressed a joint session of the Montana Legislature last week. 166 more words