Last fall, I wrote about efforts by Google and Microsoft to help put some analytics muscle behind tracking various...
Feb 21 2014, 3:51pm CST
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
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
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
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: TheNewsTribune.com
Jun 15 2014, 2:00am CDT
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: Canada.com
Jun 13 2014, 8:14am CDT
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...
Mar 26 2008, 8:29am CDT