User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Fire
Last updated: Apr 09 2020 03:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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U.S. Forest Service discourages dispersed camping, hiking and river activities 9.4.2020 Denver Post: Local
U.S. Forest Service is discouraging hiking and dispersed camping in the Rocky Mountain Region due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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U.S. Forest Service discourages dispersed camping, hiking and river activities 9.4.2020 Denver Post: Lifestyles
U.S. Forest Service is discouraging hiking and dispersed camping in the Rocky Mountain Region due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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After the Camp Fire, Paradise is still home 6.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
How our connection to place will shape the future of the West.
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Fire evacuations ordered in the Foxton area of Jefferson County foothills 18.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
A fire in Jefferson County has prompted an evacuation order for people and residents in the Foxton area.
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Craig man agrees to pay $500,000 to feds for sparking Dead Dog Fire in June 2017 17.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A Craig man who started a wildfire in 2017, known as the Dead Dog Fire, and the Grange Insurance Association have paid $500,000 to the United States government to resolve liability for a fire that burned more than 17,000 acres on federal land north of Rangely.
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The last shovel racers 16.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
After four decades, a ski resort drops a beloved tradition.
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Boulder County’s native bee species thrive in disturbed environments 9.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Because different species of bees specialize in pollinating specific plants, its widely accepted that a diverse bee population translates to a diverse plant population, which increases an areas resiliency to climate change, but what Davis’ study suggests that in order to maintain these diverse communities there must be a diverse array of habitat, often created by disturbances like fire and beetle kill.
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Trump administration manipulated wildfire science to promote logging 29.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Emails show Interior appointees crafted a narrative that blamed forest protection efforts for wildfires.
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Fires set stage for irreversible forest losses in Australia 20.1.2020 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Australia’s forests are burning at a rate unmatched in modern times and scientists say the landscape is being permanently altered as a warming climate brings profound changes to the island continent.
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Firefighters save rare dinosaur trees as wildfires ravage Australia 16.1.2020 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Specialist firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from wildfires that razed forests west of Sydney, officials said Thursday.
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Lawsuit against railroad over wildfire should proceed, judge rules 1.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
In what could be a major blow to the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, a federal judge has recommended that a district court throw out the train’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit in which the U.S. government is seeking $25 million for fighting the 416 Fire.
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Colorado’s biggest stories of the past decade 31.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A look back at some of the decade's biggest news stories, as selected by the editors of The Denver Post.
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What’s the best way to save California’s redwoods? 20.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Scientists debate whether controlled burns and logging are really the best way to preserve the state’s iconic forests.
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As California thins forests to limit fire risk, some homeowners resist 13.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Buzzing chainsaws are interrupted by the frequent crash of breaking branches as crews fell towering trees and clear tangled brush in the densely forested Santa Cruz Mountains south of San Francisco.
Churlish review 9.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
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Endangered Species Act at work in protecting butterflies at Fort Bragg’s artillery range 19.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
In the unlikely setting of the world’s most populated military installation, amid all the regimented chaos, you’ll find the Endangered Species Act at work.
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How not to fight a fire 15.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Will we learn to confront an existential threat to the West for what it is?
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California has 33 million acres of forest. This company is training artificial intelligence to scour it all for wildfire 11.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A San Francisco-based technology company called Chooch AI is trying to reduce the time between a fire’s eruption and the moment it’s spotted by people.
Crews rescue fallen climber in Clear Creek Canyon; U.S. 6 reopened 10.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A climber has fallen in the upper end of Clear Creek Canyon and part of U.S. 6 is closed as crews work to rescue the person.
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Smog and smoke: The West’s air is the dirtiest it’s been since 2009 4.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A growing economy, looser regulations and uptick in fires are all factors.
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