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Friday, August 21, 2015
Wildland firefighters don’t care to be called “smoke eaters” anymore, but smoke is what’s on their menu. And it’s on the minds of Joe Domitrovich and Joe Sol at the U.S. Forest Service’s Technology and Development Center in Missoula, where they’re studying just how much smoke a firefighter can eat – or breathe – before...
Monday, June 22, 2015
The International Forest of Friendship is a living memorial to the world history of aviation and aerospace. It was a gift to the United States on its 200th birthday in 1976 from the city of Atchinson, Kansas, the International Organization of Women Pilots, and the Kansas Forest Service. The Forest overlooks Lake Warnock on...
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Landowners can learn to use prescribed fire as a land management tool at a Prescribed Fire Workshop presented by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Tuesday, Aug. 11, at Mineral Area College in Park Hills. This workshop will be given two different times to provide landowners a better opportunity to attend. The...
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
With support from the USDA Forest Service’s Urban and Community Forestry program, the Wyoming State Forestry Division is achieving goals outlined in its Forest Action Plan. Through a partnership with the Montana Department of Natural Resources, the Wyoming State Forestry Division established The Northern Rockies Tree...
Monday, June 15, 2015
As temperatures heat up, the Arizona Department of Transportation is asking drivers to take extra precautions to prevent roadside wildfires. Low humidity, high winds and hot temperatures are a dangerous combination that can lead to the rapid spread of wildfires. More than 50 percent of wildfires in Arizona are caused by...
Thursday, June 11, 2015
This summer marks the sixth year of the visiting forester program at Philmont Scout Ranch. Through this program, professional foresters spend a week in the Philmont, New Mexico backcountry interacting with participants who hike through the demonstration forest. With this summer’s recruits, more than 50 individual foresters...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
National Get Outdoors Day is this Saturday, June 13th, and many state forestry agencies are working to connect you to the trees that surround you.  Today, close to 80 percent of Americans live in cities. But, thanks to the great work of state foresters and their partners, the United States urban trees and forests provide...
Monday, June 8, 2015
The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources asked the Aldo Leopold Foundation staff to come out and spend Earth Day with their staff facilitating conversations about how to foster a common land ethic that respects the different perspectives that exist both within their staff  and among the constituents they serve. Aldo Leopold...
Friday, June 5, 2015
A tour of the International Forest of Friendship, a walk through a seven-acre, 15- to 17-year-old black walnut plantation and a visit to the American Walnut Company's mill are some of the highlights of the 2015 Walnut Council Field Day scheduled for June 10 in Atchison, Kan. The day also includes a St. Joseph, Mo., company...
Friday, June 5, 2015
U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell invites children and families to experience the many benefits of nature by participating in the 8th annual National Get Outdoors Day, Saturday, June 13, 2015. The event, also known as "GO Day," inspires national and local organizations to come together to promote the social, economic...

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