Last week, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources passed the Wild Olympics Wilderness and Scenic Rivers Act (S.1254). The historic legislation would permanently protect more than 126,500 acres of Olympic National Forest as wilderness, as well as 19 rivers and their major... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The centerpiece for home holiday decorating could cost next to nothing if you live near a national forest and are willing to do some heavy lifting.The U.S. Forest Service is encouraging Americans to cut down their Christmas trees at a nearby... Read More.
(LONDON) -- The bodies of 18 people were found amid the wreckage left by wildfires in a hiking area in northeastern Greece, the country's fire service said on Tuesday.The remains were found northeast of the port city of Alexandroupoli, in an area where trails... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As people around the world contend this week with the hottest temperatures ever recorded on Earth, more visual evidence of climate change is emerging with the spread of ghost forests.The globe is naturally warming and seas naturally rise, but greenhouse gas... Read More.
(SILVER CITY, N.M.) -- Feral cows roaming wild around southwest New Mexico will be gunned down by shooters in helicopters beginning next week, according to a plan approved by U.S. officials.About 150 feral cattle, which authorities say “are not domesticated animals and pose a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The planet continues to experience a massive loss in forest land as the world warms and allows severe wildfires to run rampant in regions spanning the globe.Overall, forest fires are getting worse worldwide, according to a new report released Wednesday by... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A man who was suspected of purposefully setting forest fires in a remote section of woods was tracked down and confronted by three local residents who tied him to a tree until authorities could arrest him, police say.The incident occurred on... Read More.
From the City of Everett: Plan AheadDrivers should plan for a single-day closure of E Mukilteo Blvd., between Elk Hill Dr. and 42nd St. SW, on Sunday, Nov. 4. The closure will begin at 4 a.m. and will remain in place until 4 p.m.The road... Read More.
ARLINGTON, Wash. - Several hundred years before the first Viking explorers attempted to settle North America, a small seed was taking root in western Washington. Over the course of 1,400 years, that seed became a tree which now stands more than... Read More.