U.S. Forest Service
The U.S. Forest Service plans to spray nearly 8,000 trees in Northern Colorado to protect them from pine beetles.
The U.S. Forest Service says an outbreak of spruce beetles is spreading at an accelerating rate across hundreds of square miles of new forest in Colorado.
A new survey of Colorado forests indicates that the mountain pine beetle epidemic has slowed dramatically, but the spruce beetle outbreak continues to spread.
A massive burn project is underway near Winter Park as the U.S. Forest Service is trying to prevent wildfires, and the project could also be good news for Denver Water customers.
A group representing the nation’s ski industry said Monday it expects no major impact on this year’s ski season because of federal furloughs.
A popular Colorado trail where a rock slide killed five members of the same family will remain closed at least until spring, the U.S. Forest Service said Wednesday, and one local official believes the closure should be permanent.
Friends preparing to bury five relatives who died in a Colorado rock slide are remembering the father credited for saving his daughter’s life as a selfless volunteer who probably didn’t flinch to jump in front of cascading boulders to protect his daughter.
A family from Buena Vista that was killed in a rock slide below Mount Princeton was well-known and liked in their community.
A 13-year-old girl said her father shielded her as boulders crashed down on them on a Colorado hiking trail – an action that authorities say probably saved her life even as her father and four other family members were killed.
More than 3,000 marijuana plants at an estimated worth of $8.4 million have been removed from an illegal growing site in the White River National Forest, according to U.S. Forest Service.