Forest Service: 2016 Wildfire Season Expected To Be Less SevereThe upcoming wildfire season across the U.S. isn't expected to be as bad as last year's infernos, when a record 15,800 square miles burned, the nation's top wildland firefighting official said Wednesday.
Interior Secretary Jewell On Wildfires: 'Future Of American West Is At Stake'Some of country's top officials are warning of a potentially catastrophic wildfire season across the West, and now state forest rangers say they're ready for the worst.
World Alpine Ski Championships A Great Advertisement For National ForestsTens of thousands of people have packed in to watch the World Alpine Ski Championships -- even celebrities have showed up like Tiger Woods. But the event is also bringing out some top officials from the nation's capital.
Browns Canyon National Monument Measure DebatedU.S. Sen. Mark Udall asked for the public's help Saturday to designate 16 square miles of federal land as a monument and wilderness in Browns Canyon.
No Impact Seen On Ski Season From FurloughsA group representing the nation's ski industry said Monday it expects no major impact on this year's ski season because of federal furloughs.
U.S. Wildfires Fuel Urgency For Forest RestorationAs firefighters battle blazes in New Mexico and Colorado that have forced evacuations and destroyed hundreds of structures, the U.S. Forest Service chief is renewing his call to restore forests to a more natural state, where fire was a part of the landscape.
Federal Officials Say They're Ready For Wildfires In Colorado & Other StatesThere have already been two major fires in Colorado this year, and federal officials say as more break out in the state this year they'll be ready.
Jiron Named Regional Forester For Rocky MountainsA longtime U.S. Forest Service employee has been chosen as the new regional forester for the Rocky Mountain region.
Tipton: Feds Backed Resort Into CornerCongressman Scott Tipton says the U.S. Forest Service forced Powderhorn Mountain Resort to surrender water rights so the ski area could open in two weeks.