U.S. Forest Service


Sat February 15, 2014

Support For Renewable Energy, Conservation May Help 2014 Candidates

The Colorado River running through Colorado as it appeared in July, 2010.
Rennett Stowe Fickr - Creative Commons


Tue January 28, 2014

Farm Bill Provision Includes New Firefighting Air Tankers

A Next Generation DC-10 operated by 10 Tanker Air Carrier


Fri December 20, 2013

Lack of Support Prevents Colorado Owned Air Tanker Fleet From Taking Flight

A U.S. Forest Service Air Tanker
Rennett Stowe/Creative Commons


Wed November 27, 2013
Outdoor Recreation

U.S. Forest Service Mulls Allowing Fees For ‘Uphilling’

kcxd Creative Commons/Flickr

Are you an 'uphiller?' That’s the increasingly popular practice of strapping skins on your skis and climbing the mountain in the other direction than intended – uphill – and bypassing those ski lifts.

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Tue November 12, 2013
Colorado Flood

Flood Damage On U.S. Forest Service Land Approaches $17 Million

Camp Dick Campground on the Boulder Ranger District during the flood.
U.S. Forest Service

The U.S. Forest Service has released initial infrastructure damage estimates from the September floods. 232 roads, 70 trails, 4 bridges and 42 facilities were damaged—adding up to almost $17 million in repairs needed.

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