Tag Archives: U.S. Forest Service

Federal Agencies Fall Short of President Trump’s Forest Protection Goals

Numbers show it will take more than executive orders to make significant progress     By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer Nearly two years ago, President Donald Trump stood amid the smoky ruins of Paradise, California, where he blamed the ...

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Tanker Pilot Dies in Crash While Fighting Idaho Wildfire

Schill Fire burning near Emmett, Idaho     BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a firefighter died after his single-engine air tanker crashed while he was fighting a small fire in southwestern Idaho Tuesday evening. The Bureau of Land Management ...

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Procession Honors Hotshot Killed in California Wildfire

Morton died while fighting the El Dorado Fire     By AMY TAXIN Associated Press A California firefighter killed while battling a blaze in the mountains east of Los Angeles was identified Tuesday as a member of an elite Hotshot ...

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Firefighter Killed in California’s El Dorado Fire Identified

Morton was killed in a fire caused by a gender reveal device     U.S. Forest Service SAN BERNARDINO, California – It is with deep sadness that USDA Forest Service officials on the San Bernardino National Forest announce the death ...

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Rosland Road Fire Restoration

Benefits of fuel reduction work     U.S. Forest Service This is a short video focused on a recent success story in which firefighters were able to catch the Rosland Road Fire largely due to prior hazardous fuels reduction work ...

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Idaho Forest Project Put on Hold Again

Another halt for the Lost Creek-Boulder Creek Landscape Restoration Project     By KEITH RIDLER Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A giant Idaho forest project favored by some environmental groups but decried by others is on hold again following ...

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Facilitated Learning Analysis: An Introduction

How FLAs are used for sharing lessons     Wildland Fire LLC – This video introduces the Facilitated Learning Analysis (FLA) history, key concepts and processes which is used to review many accidents and incidents. The video is intended to ...

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Lawsuit Seeks to Stop Idaho Forest Project

Brebner Flat Project to lessen wildfire severity seen as impacting grizzly bears     By KEITH RIDLER Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An 18-square-mile (47-square-kilometer) forest project approved by the U.S. Forest Service in northern Idaho harms wildlife, two ...

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Report: Broad Risk of COVID-19 at Wildfire Camps

Evaluating best- and worst-case scenarios     By REBECCA BOONE Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Outbreaks of the coronavirus could sweep through large camps where crews typically stay as they fight wildfires across the U.S., according to a federal ...

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