- Climate change has the Forest Service dedicating resources to firefighting at the expense of efforts that prevent fires.Read more
The Forest Service’s current management plan for those two national forests does not include specifics about managing recreational shooting.
The land swap will allow construction of a road to a proposed residential development near the Wolf Creek Ski Area.
- Tom Tidwell is asking the federal government to designate some costly wildfires as natural disasters to make federal funding available.Read more
- The plan would harm the habitat of the threatened Canada lynx, says WildEarth Guardians.Read more
The U.S. Forest Service in the Rocky Mountain Region reopened caves this fall with a few restrictions. They had been closed three years to try to stop the spread of White Nose Syndrome, a deadly bat disease. Cavers cheered the move, but the Center for Biological Diversity objects.
Timothy Egan chronicles a fire that burned 3 million acres in the Northern Rockies -- and bolstered the U.S. Forest Service. He talks with Ryan Warner