User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Fire
Last updated: Dec 25 2018 04:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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2 new California fires burn homes, send residents fleeing 31.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Strong winds fanned new Southern California wildfires on Thursday, burning homes and forcing residents to flee their homes in a repeat of the frightening scenario already faced by tens of thousands across the state.
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Wildfire erupts near Reagan library in Southern California 31.10.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
A new wildfire erupted Wednesday in wind-whipped Southern California, forcing the evacuation of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and nearby homes, as both ends of the state struggled with blazes, dangerously gusty weather and deliberate blackouts.
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Fire-ravaged forests get help from pine cone collectors 28.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
With snow ready to fall, the scramble was on to collect as many ponderosa pine cones as possible.
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Decker Fire, burning near Salida for over a month, 100% contained 24.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A fire that's been burning in south-central Colorado for over a month has been fully surrounded by containment lines.
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Snowstorm douses Decker fire 24.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Decker fire burning south of Salida is now fully contained, thanks in part to the recent winter storm, and all evacuation orders are lifted, the Chaffee County Sheriff's Office said Thursday.
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Weekend weather: Denver to be sunny and warm, snow in mountains, fire danger on plains 19.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver should be sunny and see highs in the low 60s on Saturday. A Fire Weather Watch has been issued for the plains and a Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the high country
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Denver weather: Warm streak continues with snow possible in the mountains 16.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver will continue to see warm and dry weather Wednesday and Thursday, while the mountains may be in store for some precipitation later in the week.
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“Are we guardians or gardeners?” Decker fire highlights debate about how to fight wildfires in wilderness areas 15.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Some residents of nearby communities dealing with weeks of smoke-choked skies are questioning why federal responders didn't do more to combat the Decker Fire south of Salida when it was less than 1,000 acres burning exclusively in the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness.
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