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Bully Fire

Hi-Tech Camera Network Could Help Detect Forest Fires, Aid Firefighters

For decades, forest rangers in wooden towers across the West scanned the horizon with binoculars for smoke that could signal the start of a wildfire.

07/26/2015

A woman gave birth in the Plumas National Forest after getting lost. (CBS)

Stranded Woman Starts Forest Fire In Desperate Attempt To Get Help After Giving Birth In Woods

What 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.

06/29/2015

A bark beetle (National Park Service)

California Drought Causes Bark Beetle Infestation; 800,000 Acres Of Trees Destroyed In 2014

Californias historic drought is causing an infestation of bark beetles that’s destroying trees in the states forest lands.

05/05/2015

(CBS)

Giant Kelp Forests Making Comeback After 2-Million Urchins Removed From SoCal Coast

An 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.

11/20/2014

Smoke

King Wildfire In El Dorado County 94% Contained; Forest Areas Reopen

The U.S Forest Service has reopened some wilderness areas that were closed because of the massive King Wildfire.

10/01/2014

King Fire

Wet Weather Helping Crews Contain Massive California Wildfire

A U.S. Forest Service spokesman said more rain and high humidity on Saturday aided firefighters battling the King Fire.

09/28/2014

A grove of redwood trees (CBS)

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.

08/05/2014

Jack White @ Outside Lands 2012 (credit: Outside Lands)

Jack White Heads To The Forest For Outside Lands Pop-Up Show

Never 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…

08/14/2012