Efforts To Fight Wildfires In California May Be Making Future Fires WorseThe effort to fight wildfires in California may be making future wildfires even worse, according to a new report.
Forest Service Abandons Lake Tahoe Logging Plan Following Biologist's Legal ChallengeThe U.S. Forest Service has abandoned logging plans it suspended in the mountains above Lake Tahoe nearly two years ago after a prominent scientist filed a lawsuit accusing the agency of acting illegally.
Hi-Tech Camera Network Could Help Detect Forest Fires, Aid FirefightersFor decades, forest rangers in wooden towers across the West scanned the horizon with binoculars for smoke that could signal the start of a wildfire.
Stranded Woman Starts Forest Fire In Desperate Attempt To Get Help After Giving Birth In WoodsWhat started out as a shortcut turned into a four day ordeal for a woman who was nine months pregnant and eventually gave birth while lost in the Plumas National Forest.
California Drought Causes Bark Beetle Infestation; 800,000 Acres Of Trees Destroyed In 2014Californias historic drought is causing an infestation of bark beetles that's destroying trees in the states forest lands.
Giant Kelp Forests Making Comeback After 2-Million Urchins Removed From SoCal CoastAn environmental group says decimated giant kelp forests in Southern California are returning to health after volunteers removed nearly 2 million urchins that devour the sea plants.
King Wildfire In El Dorado County 94% Contained; Forest Areas ReopenThe U.S Forest Service has reopened some wilderness areas that were closed because of the massive King Wildfire.
Wet Weather Helping Crews Contain Massive California WildfireA U.S. Forest Service spokesman said more rain and high humidity on Saturday aided firefighters battling the King Fire.
Rescue Crews Searching For Santa Rosa Man, Missing Since Saturday After Hiking Northern California Forest Rescue crews are searching for a Santa Rosa man who hasn't been seen since Saturday, when he got separated from a friend during a hike in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.
Jack White Heads To The Forest For Outside Lands Pop-Up ShowNever to be the predictable rock star, Jack White deviated from the festival norm and played a surprise “pop-up” show before his official set at the Outside Lands Festival...