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20-year mining ban in parts of Southwest Oregon

The Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management signed a 20-year mining withdrawal last week on more than 100,000 acres of land in Southwest Oregon, banning mining operations on the acreage. 54 more words

The World

Rocky Mountain Region Announces 2017 Temporary Job Opportunities

Revised application time frames announced

GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 12, 2017 – The Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Service is hiring over 900 temporary jobs in a variety of exciting and rewarding occupations for the 2017 field season throughout national forests and grasslands in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. 200 more words

National

Forest Service finalizes decision on Magnolia trail system

NEDERLAND
The U.S. Forest Service has released its final decision for the Magnolia Non-Motorized Trails Project.

The decision finalizes all elements in the draft decision, including a 44-mile, non-motorized trail system across about 6,000 acres branching out from the Peak to Peak Highway in areas known as East Magnolia and West Magnolia. 645 more words

Hiking/Backcountry

Forestland on Elk River preserved for public access

A 210-acre parcel of land on the Elk River near Humbug Mountain has been preserved and is now open to the public after a recent purchase by the U.S. 45 more words

The World

Backcountry Skier Who Died Was Forest Service Ranger

LEADVILLE, Colo. (CBS4/AP) – The backcountry skiers who died in the central Colorado mountains Thursday while he was being treated for hypothermia was a Forest Service ranger. 184 more words

News

If it must be so, let the timber wars begin again | Guest Opinion

A 40-year veteran of Big Timber told The Register-Guard shortly after the Nov. 8 election that he is “cautiously optimistic” that the federal timber cut in Oregon will go up under a Trump administration and a Republican-controlled Congress. 43 more words

Guest Opinion

Forest Service Taking Comments on Reissuing Line 5 Permits in Wisconsin

Project details are here. The USFS is taking public comments through January 6.

Line 5, of course, is the pipeline that runs under the Straits of Mackinac. Additional information is here.

Author: Kate E. Fort