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By Emily Miller
Obama is losing the debate on gun ownership, concealed-carry permits
Topic - Forest Service
Curly Bear is back.
U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley has introduced legislation to restore funding for efforts to fight the emerald ash borer, which has been found in Iowa and is expected to ultimately devastate ash trees throughout the state.
A Mexican national has been sentenced to six years in prison for using illegal pesticides and rodenticides in connection with a marijuana growing operation in California's Sequoia National Forest.
The Chelan County, Wash., sheriff says two men have been found dead near a wrecked Jeep off a snowy Forest Service road in the Derby Canyon area in the western part of the county.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Thursday it will spend $30 million this year on forest restoration projects in 12 states to reduce the threat of wildfires, protect water quality and improve wildlife habitat for at-risk species.
Federal officials are saying "no" to a proposed expansion of Walnut Canyon National Monument outside Flagstaff.
Snooze and you lose in the quest to bunk in a Forest Service cabin along the St. Joe River, float a prized Idaho wilderness river or backpack through wildly popular parks and wilderness areas.
A prescribed burn in Central Texas is meant to help researchers learn more about fighting wildfires in an area still recovering from devastating 2011 blazes.
The Big Sur wildfire that’s been raging across the California region, destroying dozens of homes and forcing dozens more to evacuate, has now brought out the firefighting cavalry, and more than 1,000 were on the scene Thursday.
Taking their lead from the veterans who first pushed through the barricades to visit the World War II Memorial, Americans nationwide are defying the federal government shutdown, tossing aside traffic cones and toppling wooden fences to get to national parks and other federal lands that the administration has deemed out of bounds.
The Senate beat back a new push to expand gun rights Wednesday, defeating a plan to let gun owners carry their weapons on federal lands in states where it would otherwise be legal.
On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court considered a petition by miners to review a ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that the Forest Service must consult with the Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) when miners notify the Forest Service that they plan to engage in suction drilling on their claims in the Klamath National Forest.
A growing chorus of environmental groups is blaming climate change for the ferocity of this year's wildfires, heating up the debate over fire policy as wetter conditions brought relief to the Colorado front.
A federal department ruled last week that the Forest Service violated a Spanish-speaking woman's civil rights by calling the Border Patrol to help translate during a routine stop, saying it was "humiliating" to Hispanics and an illicit backdoor way to capture more illegal immigrants.
Congressional lawmakers Wednesday rebuked the Forest Service for spending stimulus forest firefighting money on D.C. green-jobs programs, but gave the city the money anyway.