Environmentalists propose strict new measures to curb Maryland forest loss

Environmentalists propose strict new measures to curb Maryland forest loss

As development nibbles into state forests, environmentalists in Annapolis push for stronger tree replacement.

Is it time to rethink the Forest Service?

Since the Clinton years, the Forest Service has undergone a great deal of change. 

NWTF and LP sign agreement to promote the conservation of forest wildlife habitats

NWTF and LP sign agreement to promote the conservation of forest wildlife habitats

The National Wild Turkey Federation and Louisiana-Pacific Corporation have teamed up to create an exciting new partnership aimed at promoting active forest management for the health and benefit of the nation’s forests, as well as for the wildlife and people who enjoy them.  

Colorado forest woes increase in ‘16 as Summit braces for new beetle

Colorado forest woes increase in ‘16 as Summit braces for new beetle

Nearly one in every 14 standing trees in Colorado forests is dead, and the possibility of even more in Summit County could come as early as this summer.

New partnership concerned about forest fragmentation

New partnership concerned about forest fragmentation

Despite being the second-most urbanized state, Rhode Island remains more than 50 percent forested.

Harvesting trees essential to wildlife management

Harvesting trees essential to wildlife management

Every year, a few hunters hunting on WMAs will arrive to their stand location only to realize that their favorite tree to hang a stand in has been removed by a logging operation during the summer.

Teachers learning forestry

Teachers learning forestry

The Chambers County Forestry Planning Committee hosted Chambers County School Teachers at the Farmers Federation Building where eighteen teachers from Chambers County Board Of Education, Lanett City Schools, Springwood School and invited guests were in attendance.

800 million standing dead trees in Colorado

800 million standing dead trees in Colorado

Over the last seven years, the number of dead standing trees in Colorado forests increased almost 30 percent, to an estimated 834 million trees – or nearly one in every 14 standing trees.

Making every dollar count: leveraging federal investments in land management to benefit local communities

Making every dollar count: leveraging federal investments in land management to benefit local communities

Chelsea McIver provided this investment study about how the “benefit to local communities” consideration in the 2012 Appropriations Committee is working in practice.

Next U.S. Capitol Christmas tree to come from Kootenai forest

Next U.S. Capitol Christmas tree to come from Kootenai forest

The Kootenai National Forest in northwestern Montana has been selected to provide the 2017 U.S. Capitol Christmas tree.

In the Sierras, new approaches to protecting forests under stress

In the Sierras, new approaches to protecting forests under stress

In California’s Sierras and around the world, extreme drought and rising temperatures are killing trees and threatening the viability of forests.

Whitefish, MT schools receive SFI and Weyerhaeuser grants

Whitefish, MT schools receive SFI and Weyerhaeuser grants

Whitefish High School and middle school will benefit from two grants and a donation totaling $50,000.

Late Winter the best time to prune trees

Late Winter the best time to prune trees

Late winter, from February through early March, is the best time to prune most trees.

Research paper: trees, forests and water: cool insights for a hot world

Research paper: trees, forests and water: cool insights for a hot world

Forest-driven water and energy cycles are poorly integrated into regional, national, continental and global decision-making on climate change adaptation, mitigation, land use and water management.

Webinars to focus on silviculture

Webinars to focus on silviculture

Timber harvest in Oregon is not just a random event, but is driven by the complexities of examining the forest and determining which trees to harvest and when they should be harvested.

Touchdowns boost forest restoration

Touchdowns boost forest restoration

Thanks to the Arizona Cardinals scoring 51 touchdowns this season, Salt River Project will plant 5,100 trees to help restore National Forests in Arizona destroyed by fire through the SRP Trees for Touchdowns promotion.

Crown of the Continent Collaborative receives USFS Chief's Award

Crown of the Continent Collaborative receives USFS Chief’s Award

The Southwestern Crown of the Continent Collaborative and the Flathead, Helena-Lewis and Clark and Lolo National Forests received the 2016 Forest Service Chief’s Award for Sustaining Forests and Grasslands through the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program (CFLRP).

Nature or negligence? Creating a global context to understand destructive wildfires 

Nature or negligence? Creating a global context to understand destructive wildfires 

Extreme fire events are being reported around the world, in some cases involving substantial loss of life and property.

Forest thinning accelerates around Flagstaff

Forest thinning accelerates around Flagstaff

Now entering its fifth year, the Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project, or FWPP, is poised for a major ramp-up in forest thinning activities in 2017.

Restoring America’s wetland forest legacy 

Restoring America’s wetland forest legacy 

Even small forests across the United States work to provide “ecosystem services”—non-monetary benefits like clean water, clean air, carbon sequestration, hunting, fishing, and yes—recreation for children.