User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Forestry
Last updated: Sep 23 2017 09:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Irma may speed the end of orange juice 21.9.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Hurricane Irma plundered Florida's orange belt, leaving a trail of uprooted trees, downed fruit and flooded groves worse than anything growers say they have seen in more than 20 years.
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Punch List: Fall watering, planting bulbs and pre-winter lawn care 15.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
This week's Punch List covers fall watering for trees and shrubs, planting bulbs now to harvest next summer and pre-winter lawn care.
Weakened Irma lashes Tampa Bay region; full impact unknown 11.9.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
A massive but weakened Hurricane Irma zeroed in on the Tampa Bay region early Monday after hammering much of Florida with roof-ripping winds, gushing floodwaters and widespread power outages.
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Hurricane Irma batters Naples with 135 mph winds, “catastrophic” storm surge feared 11.9.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Extremely dangerous Hurricane Irma crashed into the Florida Keys on Sunday morning, unleashing violent wind gusts and storm-surge flooding. Florida's western coast is now facing Irma's wrath, and forecasters fear this storm will go down as one of the worst in the state's history.
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Systems made by Louisville company tracking lightning in Irma 11.9.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
The dramatic video of Hurricane Irma being broadcast as the storm churns through Florida shows wind-whipped trees, a toppled crane, and sheets of rain. Lightning lurks in hurricanes as well, and a company in Colorado supplies systems that are tracking Irma's strikes
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Miami woman delivers her own baby because Irma’s powerful winds kept help from getting to her 10.9.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The call came in at 3:23 a.m. Sunday. A woman from the Little Haiti neighborhood, just outside of downtown Miami, told a dispatcher that she was in labor.
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“Pray for everybody” says Governor of Florida as Irma hits 10.9.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Hurricane Irma roared through the Florida Keys on Sunday with punishing 130 mph winds and began pushing its way north, knocking out power to more than 1.5 million people across the state and collapsing a construction crane over the Miami skyline.
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Xcel employees heading to Florida to help with hurricane recovery 10.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
As Hurricane Irma pounded Miami Sunday morning, a convoy filled with Xcel linemen, and other employees, left Denver to help Florida's utility companies get customers back on the power grid when the storm is over
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Destructive winds, rain hit Florida as Hurricane Irma makes landfall in the Keys 10.9.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The fierce winds of Hurricane Irma regained Category 4 strength with winds of 130 mph early Sunday, as the storm's eye made it to the lower Florida Keys just before 9 a.m. The massive storm already has caused hundreds of thousands of power outages across South Florida, its leading edge lashing several major population centers.
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“This is your last chance”: Irma puts a bull’s-eye on Tampa 10.9.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Hurricane Irma's leading edge bent palm trees and spit rain as it swirled toward Florida with 120 mph winds Saturday on a projected new track that could expose Tampa — not Miami — to the storm's worst fury.
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Before Irma hit, stranger gives last generator to crying woman for her ailing father 10.9.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Of all the Floridians in the path of Hurricane Irma, Pam Brekke's father is one of the most vulnerable.
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Everything you need to know about Hurricane Irma 10.9.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Hurricane Irma is moving away from Cuba and toward the Florida Keys on Saturday night and Sunday morning.
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Gov. Rick Scott issues new warning as Florida sees first signs of Hurricane Irma’s winds and rain 10.9.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The outer bands of Hurricane Irma lashed Florida Saturday, with millions ordered to evacuate and high winds and tens of thousands of power outages already reported from a storm that threatened to ravage the state with destruction not seen in a generation.
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Dangerous category 4 Hurricane Jose threatens second blow to Irma-ravaged islands 9.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Hurricane Jose, a powerhouse tropical cyclone barreling northwest toward the Caribbean islands already hammered by Irma, is now a "little weaker but still a dangerous Category 4 hurricane," officials said.
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The eerie online silence from the tiny Caribbean islands ravaged by Hurricane Irma 9.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The last message Michelle Pickering heard from her mother on Tortola terrified her: "The porch roof fly off," she said in a text. It was 12:58 p.m. on Wednesday, and the worst of Irma was about to hit the island where she grew up.
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There’s no place to hide from Irma in South Florida, and these folks aren’t trying 9.9.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Those who plan to ride out the storm here are living in a strangely dark world. They've bolted down and hammered in their steel hurricane shutters, sealing themselves into their houses like canned meat, creating an airtight bunker. Because when a hurricane invades a home, the situation can get explosive.
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Hurricane Jose threatens a second blow to Caribbean islands devastated by Irma 9.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Emergency responders from the United States and Europe rushed to aid idyllic islands ravaged by Hurricane Irma as weary authorities in the eastern Caribbean fortified shelters and evacuated residents Friday ahead of a looming second blow by Hurricane Jose.
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Miami homeless being removed against their will ahead of Hurricane Irma 9.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
On what is likely the last clear day in Florida before Hurricane Irma's monster wind and rain, social workers and police officers are giving Miami's estimated 1,100 homeless people a stark choice: Come willingly to a storm shelter, or be held against their will for a mental health evaluation. With the outer edge of the storm approaching Friday, these officials — backed by a psychiatrist and observed by an Associated Press team — rolled through chillingly empty downtown streets as dawn broke over Biscayne Bay, searching for reluctant stragglers sleeping in waterfront parks. "We're going out and every single homeless person who is unwilling to come off the street, we are likely going to involuntarily Baker Act them," said Ron Book, chairman of the Miami-Dade Homeless Trust. Invoking the "Baker Act" — a law that enables authorities to institutionalize patients who present a danger to themselves or others — is not something law enforcement does lightly, but officers detained at least six people by Friday ...
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Nations rush to help islands devastated by Hurricane Irma 8.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
French, British and Dutch military authorities rushed aid to a devastated string of Caribbean islands Thursday after Hurricane Irma left at least 11 people dead and thousands homeless as it spun toward Florida for what could be a catastrophic blow this weekend.
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