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Google Powers Online Resource Tracking Global Deforestation

Last fall, I wrote about efforts by Google and Microsoft to help put some analytics muscle behind tracking various...
Read more Feb 21 2014, 3:51pm CST

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Logging companies ordered to report water use in controlling dust

Source: Sacramento Bee

The California Board of Forestry approved emergency drought regulations requiring logging companies to report how much water they extract from streams for dust control on logging roads. Until now, officials had no way of knowing how much water was extracted for this purpose. Controlling dust raised by trucks and heavy equipment is an important part of logging operations, and in a time of severe drought, the water used for that purpose has become ...
Full article at: Sacramento Bee Jul 3 2014, 6:21pm CDT

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Community recalls 19 firefighters who died in fire

Source: The Herald-Palladium

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — This Arizona city is marking the one-year anniversary of the deaths of 19 wildland firefighters with a simple ceremony — the names of the Granite Mountain Hotshots will be read ...
Full article at: The Herald-Palladium Jun 30 2014, 2:31am CDT

Forest service warns of fireworks danger

Source: The Columbian

As the Fourth of July approaches, the U.S. Forest Service this week warned that fireworks of any kind are prohibited on national forestlands, including the Gifford Pinchot N ...
Full article at: The Columbian Jun 26 2014, 7:59am CDT

Farm and forestry projects share $1.1 million

Source: WPTZ Plattsburgh

Vermont has awarded a total of $1.1 million to 37 agricultural and forestry projects around th ...
Full article at: WPTZ Plattsburgh Jun 17 2014, 12:45pm CDT

Cascade bayou is a Northwest brigadoon


WILLARD – The moment you paddle onto the disappearing lake of Gifford Pinchot National Forest, there’s a sense of being transported from the Pacific Northwest into the Louisiana bayou.Click to Con ...
Full article at: Jun 15 2014, 2:00am CDT

Japanese eels added to endangered species ‘red list’


TOKYO — The Japanese eel, a popular summertime delicacy that has become prohibitively expensive due to overfishing, has been put on the international conservation “red list” in a move that may speed up Japan’s push for industrial farming of the species. Japan’s agriculture minister urged that efforts to boost the eel population be stepped up after the International Union for Conservation of Nature this week designated the Japanese eel as “endan ...
Full article at: Jun 13 2014, 8:14am CDT

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Warnings over 'death' of forestry if Natural Resources Wales management does not improve

Source: Wales Online

Environment body attacked for management of forestry, with one group claiming it had been 'lamentably poor' in its first ...
Full article at: Wales Online May 26 2014, 11:31am CDT

Dell and Sam's Club team Up to Plant Trees

Dell and Sam's Club team Up to Plant Trees
Dell and Sam’s Club (you know the place owned by Wal-Mart where you can get a six gallon jug of mayo) have teamed up to...
Read more Mar 26 2008, 8:29am CDT