User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Problems :: Deforestation
Last updated: Dec 08 2017 24:56 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Ancestral Pueblo logging practices could save New Mexico pinelands 6.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Researchers look to the past to better fight fire.
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What fire researchers learned from Northern California blazes 6.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
In California, land managers use fire as a tool.
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Where and how to cut down your own Christmas tree in Colorado 25.11.2017 Denver Post: Entertainment
Is it a balsam fir candle that smells so good? Or is it the five fresh-cut trees in one household? It could be both!
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Where and how to cut down your own Christmas tree in Colorado 25.11.2017 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Is it a balsam fir candle that smells so good? Or is it the five fresh-cut trees in one household? It could be both!
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Where is the forest-restoration economy? 30.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The budget-starved Forest Service gives jobs to the lowest bidder instead of local communities.
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How the outsourcing of forestry jobs seeps into our public lands debates 30.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Cash-strapped agencies use private contractors to the detriment of local communities.
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Bipartisan senate bill would authorize $100 million to help prevent Western wildfires 20.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
As wildfires rage across California and the West, Democratic and Republican senators have joined forces to help rural communities better prepare for and prevent catastrophic wildfires.
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Waldo Canyon backcountry opens, but recreation still limited 5.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.S. Forest Service has released updates on recreating at Waldo Canyon, which was ravaged by a fire in 2012.
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Tropical forests now emit more carbon than they soak up 29.9.2017 Technology – The Indian Express
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The 7,800-acre Winter Valley Fire has been 100 percent contained Tuesday 27.9.2017 Denver Post: Local
The 7,800-acre Winter Valley Fire in Moffat County was 100 percent contained Tuesday as visible smoke from interior islands showed minimal creeping behavior, according to the Bureau of Land Management. 
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Residential evacuations for Winter Valley fire lifted as it rains Saturday 24.9.2017 Denver Post: Local
Recommended residential evacuations in Moffat County due to the Winter Valley Fire have been lifted as rain covers the area. The fire has grown to 6,400 acres, up from 5,200 acres Thursday.
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Forest Service, Idaho work to boost logging on federal land 23.9.2017 Denver Post: Business
The U.S. Forest Service and Idaho have forged 10 agreements for logging and restoration projects on federal land in what officials say could become a template for other Western states to create jobs and reduce the severity of wildfires.
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Healing the landscape, healing ourselves 4.9.2017 Current Issue
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Blame for wildfires gets pinned on ‘environmental extremists’ 26.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Montana’s lawmakers slight climate change as a main driver for the state’s blazes.
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Instead of cutting down trees to prevent fires, stop building homes in the forest 23.7.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
Leslie Brodhead made it sound like some kind of accomplishment to cut down healthy, naturally growing trees in what's supposed to be the wild (if it wasn't for homes like hers in the way).
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Will Congress fix wildfire funding this year? 13.7.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Proposed legislation would put logging ahead of environmental concerns.
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Grand Staircase-Escalante was set up to fail 10.7.2017 High Country News Most Recent
How budget cuts, a divided staff and state politics hamstrung Utah’s biggest monument.
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Gehrke: Mike Noel’s inflammatory screed on wildfires throws off more smoke than light 3.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Given the extreme fire risk, Rep. Mike Noel should be careful running around with his pants on fire. Last week, as flames still threatened seasonal homes near Brian Head, Noel took the opportunity to dish out some inflammatory rhetoric, blaming the wildfire on environmentalists who he says are determined to stop any kind of logging, even if it means watching the forests burn. “When we turned the Forest Service over to the bird and bunny lovers and the tree-huggers and the rock-lickers, we turne...
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Mike Noel’s inflammatory screed on wildfires throws off more smoke than light 3.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Given the extreme fire risk, Rep. Mike Noel should be careful running around with his pants on fire. Last week, as flames still threatened seasonal homes near Brian Head, Noel took the opportunity to dish out some inflammatory rhetoric, blaming the wildfire on environmentalists who he says are determined to stop any kind of logging, even if it means watching the forests burn. “When we turned the Forest Service over to the bird and bunny lovers and the tree-huggers and the rock-lickers, we turne... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Utah officials blame lack of logging for major wildfire 28.6.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Insisting that logging could have cleaned up dead trees that are fueling a Utah wildfire, a Republican state lawmaker blamed federal mismanagement and others for the blaze that has burned 13 homes and forced the evacuation of 1,500 people.
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