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Topic - U.S. Forest Service
The United States Forest Service is an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture that administers the nation's 155 national forests and 20 national grasslands, which encompass 193 million acres. Major divisions of the agency include the National Forest System, State and Private Forestry, and the Research and Development branch. - Source: Wikipedia
Gogebic County at the western end of Michigan's Upper Peninsula is the last place one expects to find landowners who feel a kinship with the Sagebrush Rebels in the news across the West.
U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is calling on the U.S. Forest Service to better protect ranchers' grazing rights and to offer compensation to ranching families impacted by a 2013 wildfire.
Officials from one rural New Mexico county have sent letters to the state's congressional delegation, asking that hearings be held to investigate the actions of the U.S. Forest Service and other federal agencies as battles continue in several western states over water and property rights.
A team of investigators from the U.S. Forest Service's law enforcement wing worked Tuesday to determine the cause of a wildfire between Flagstaff and Sedona, relying in part on dozens of tips from callers.
A battle that started over access to a small spring in the mountains of southern New Mexico could end up expanding to other areas of this drought-stricken state if federal land managers are forced to fence off more sources of water to protect a rare mouse.
Ten areas in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest in Nevada have been selected as top priorities for projects to combat damage from insects and disease that increases wildfire risk.
A planned copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains near Tucson is facing another delay after the federal government announced it would restart reviews examining the project's effects on endangered species.
The U.S. Forest Service is helping to fund 20 conservation jobs this summer in Vermont's Green Mountain National Forest.
New Mexico ranchers are plenty mad over the U.S. Forest Service's refusal to open a gate blocking their cattle from reaching water, but all sides say they are working hard to avoid an armed showdown reminiscent of Nevada's Bundy ranch skirmish any time soon.
Owners of property in the western Upper Peninsula are suing the U.S. Forest Service over restrictions on gas-powered boats in a wilderness area.
As the Obama administration pushes Congress to ensure that enough money is available to fight destructive wildfires, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Tuesday that the U.S. Forest Service was adding four aircraft to its firefighting fleet ahead of what's expected to be another hot, dry summer in the West.
The U.S. Forest Service has promised better communication with Taos Ski Valley following a drug raid that left visitors and employees outraged, according to a report the agency released Thursday.
The U.S. Forest Service is warning hikers and bike riders on Rampart Range trails that spike strips have been found hidden underneath trails in the Pike National Forest.
The U.S. Forest Service was wrong for charging fees to four park visitors who wanted to hike publicly owned land in Southern California but not use the park facilities, a U.S. District Court Judge has ruled.
Montana's attorney general said Wednesday that he supports keeping a 6-foot-tall statue of Jesus next to a Whitefish ski hill as a group of atheists and agnostics seek to remove it from U.S. Forest Service land.