U.S. Forest Service
Aug 18, 2014 — The agency's fleet of planes shrank dramatically in the early 2000s, falling from 40 air tankers to nine. Now, the addition of new airplanes is both expanding and modernizing the firefighting fleet.
Mar 17, 2014 — Western lawmakers and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell urge changes to the way America pays to fight wildfires, starting with preserving money that's meant for fire prevention.
Mar 10, 2014 — "They want to bring a train through here, that's fine," a Wyoming landowner says. "We never expected and we never agreed to a bicycle trail." His family is fighting a rails-to-trails conversion.
Aug 23, 2012 — For the past century, the Forest Service has been sending photographers out to the same 13 points in Bitterroot National Forest in Montana every decade or so. The resulting photo series shows just how dynamic our forests really are.
Apr 18, 2012 — Six of the animals died in a cabin and then froze over the winter. It's in a popular area for hiking near Aspen. But it's hard to get to, and trucks and chain saws can't be used. Now officials are trying to figure out what to do.