White River National Forest
A spectacular tree will give visitors to the nation’s Capitol a towering taste of Colorado during the holidays.
This year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas tree has arrived in Washington from Colorado.
The Forest Service says this year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree will be harvested from the White River National Forest on Friday.
It was one of the most heated exchanges in the last presidential debate — an argument over oil and gas production on federal lands. Now some big changes could be coming for companies that drill on U.S. Forest Service land in the central mountains.
Forest officials in western Colorado say this year’s wildfire season is lingering longer than usual.
There is no dispute that the Pennsylvania Mine in Summit County is a source of pollution. What isn’t known is how the contamination from inside the mine is finding its way to the Snake River.
Sen. Mark Udall made a special trip to the White River National Forest this week as part of the effort to select the tree that will display at the Capitol in Washington DC this holiday season.
Some Colorado communities are tightening fire restrictions amid high fire danger and forecasts for more dry weather.
As 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.
The federal Bureau of Land Management is banning fires on some bureau lands in Colorado.