The Forest Service is considering "green" certification
for timber produced on the national forests, but environmentalists
fear it's a form of greenwashing that will wrongly legitimize
by Emma Brown,
Dec 12, 2005
Forest Service Chief Dale Bosworth talks about how his
agency has changed over the years, defending current forest
management policies as well as the Service’s dealings with
the energy industry
by Paul Larmer and Greg Hanscom,
Aug 07, 2006
A closer look at Obama's impact on federal judges, the Fish and Wildlife Service, the Energy Department and the Forest Service, as well as his administration's approach to science and secrecy.
by Judith Lewis Mernit and Ray Ring ,
Feb 06, 2011
A retired geophysicist named Jim Smith successfully challenges Arizona's Coconino National Forest on access fees.
by Daniel Kraker,
Jul 05, 2011
The Green Mountain Fire Lookout in Washington's Glacier Peak Wilderness is worth preserving, partly in memory of the workers who built it.
by Ana Maria Spagna,
Jul 06, 2011
The owners of a 1938 mining claim in the Uncompaghre
wilderness plan to start digging for gold.
by Morgan Heim,
May 31, 2007
Steve Beauregard has a crush on that famous, furry,
firefighting icon Smokey Bear.
by Steve Beauregard,
Aug 13, 2007
As bark beetles ravage Rocky Mountain forests, communities like Granby, Colo., have to adjust to a radically different landscape.
by Hillary Rosner,
Aug 10, 2009
Colorado's bark beetle epidemic is unlike anything that has ever happened to the state in its brief history.
by Allen Best,
Aug 17, 2009
As whitebark pines in the Northern Rockies succumb to pine beetles and blister rust, hardworking climbers defy gravity to collect pine cones from canopies to supply efforts to breed more resilient and resistant trees.
by Hal Herring,
Dec 18, 2011