In a new book, journalist Michael Kodas explores recent megafires in Colorado and what can be done to change the U.S. relationship with fire.
As a trail designer, McEllhiney says she's constantly thinking about two forces: people and water.
The Forest Service's new proposed plan for Hanging Lake includes shuttle service, fees and a limit of 615 visitors per day.
The FAA approved the SuperTanker to operate last fall, but a lack of agreement with the Forest Service has kept it grounded until now.
The Colorado Springs-based Global SuperTanker says the U.S. Forest Service is seeking to keep the plane grounded by offering a contract limiting firefighting aircraft to 5,000 gallons.
As if the flames were not formidable enough, fire management crews have a new and different problem on their hands when they go to work: drones.
A volunteer who checks Hanging Lake regularly spotted this latest graffiti; arriving so soon after the perpetrator that the paint was still wet.
The Forest Service is exploring ways to welcome visitors to the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness, while at the same time preventing damage to popular areas.
The Beaver Creek Fire erupted in an area with a heavy concentration of beetle-killed trees. That's put firefighters at risk and forced a fundamental change in suppression tactics.