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The Trump administration lifted logging protections on the majority of the nearly 17-million-acre Tongass National Forest in Alaska, the latest in a series of steps in the final weeks of the president's first term to give industry access to the state's rugged and fragile wilderness.
The staggering scale of California's wildfires reached another milestone Monday: A single fire surpassed 1 million acres.
A wildfire scorching its way through brush and timber from the mountains to the desert northeast of Los Angeles threatened more than 1,000 homes on Tuesday as crews across the West battled dozens of other major blazes.
An enormous wildfire that churned through mountains northeast of Los Angeles and into the Mojave Desert was still threatening homes on Monday, but officials said calmer winds could help crews corral the flames.
Evacuation orders were expanded Monday to more mountain communities as a huge wildfire churned through California's Sierra National Forest, one of dozens of blazes crews battled during a heat wave that shattered records across the state.
The newest trail project on the Colville National Forest near Sullivan Lake offers hikers a trip down memory lane. Each step leads to lessons ranging from industrialization to ecosystem recovery, with the occasional deer or bear sighting along the way.
Authorities were searching the waters of a Southern California lake Thursday for “Glee” star Naya Rivera a day after her 4-year-old son was found alone on a rented boat.
The Idaho Panhandle National Forest hopes to reopen developed campgrounds by the end of May, or as access conditions allow, according to an agency news release.
Trails and undeveloped areas in the Colville National Forest remain open.
A ban on the creation of new climbing routes in Montana’s Bitterroot National Forest has put Spokane-area climbers on edge and spurred a nationwide backlash.
U.S. Forest Service officials met with about 150 people in Lewiston and Moscow Saturday during informational meetings on the agency’s draft plan outlining future management of the 4-million-acre Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest.
Though not the most popular way to obtain a tree, cut-your-own Christmas trees remain an important part of family traditions – old and new – for some Spokane families.
Environmental groups say the U.S. Forest Service is ignoring a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling by restarting a giant forest project in Idaho and have filed another lawsuit seeking to stop the project a second time.
A giant forest project in Idaho rejected by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is on again, and an environmental group says it violates the court’s orders and will stop it with another lawsuit.
After 15 years of deliberations, the U.S. Forest Service announced Tuesday it has approved a management plan for the Colville National Forest that creates about 61,000 acres of new protected wilderness area – significantly less than environmentalists had hoped for.
The U.S. Forest Service started accepting applications Monday for more than 200 seasonal jobs on the Idaho Panhandle National Forests for the 2020 summer season. Positions are available in multiple fields, including fire, recreation, natural resources, timber, engineering, visitor services and archeology.
Niko, a Vancouver family’s dog, survived 31 days in the wilderness after getting hit by a car.
President Donald Trump’s decision to direct his agriculture secretary to explore opening America’s largest national forest to logging will cost the country its most substantial set of lungs, as well as our largest stand of old-growth trees – some of which began life more than 1,000 years ago.
On Friday, a judge temporarily blocked the killing of the sole surviving member of the Old Profanity Territory wolf pack.
A nearly two-decade-long process determining the style and scope of management on the 1.1 million-acre Colville National Forest will come to a close this fall.