| Nov 3, 2013
| 4:53 PM
GROVELAND, Calif. — As autumn turns to winter and rain falls over the charred landscape left behind by the Rim fire, forest rangers and emergency planners have a new worry: water.
Over 90% of the blaze burned in the Tuolumne River watershed, where...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 9:12 PM
By Sui-Lee Wee
BEIJING, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Police in China's Inner Mongolia
beat back supporters at the start of a sensitive land grab case,
a family member said, where six nomadic herders are on trial for
refusing to give up grazing land to a state-...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:55 PM
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By By Rory Carroll
SAN FRANCISCO - Nov 13 (Reuters) - California businesses
covered by the state's cap-and-trade program will soon be able
to use forest conservation projects to...
| Nov 9, 2013
A conservation project located between the Wekiva basin and Ocala National Forest has received financial help from TD Bank's forest initiative.
The bank, one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., is helping The Nature Conservancy with the Hollywood Pines...
| Nov 4, 2013
Over the past several years, the 100-foot-tall bluff in Palos Park has transformed from a winter wonderland to an intense summertime workout for those looking for an alternative to jogging or cycling.
Completed in 1924, the Swallow Cliff toboggan shoots...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:19 PM
There will be no need to pinch your nose or hold your breath inside the new bathrooms at the Bremen Grove Forest Preserve near south suburban Oak Forest.
The modern-day outhouse that will be installed in the next few weeks boasts the U.S. Forest...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WASHINGTON — On the heels of a fire season that burned more than 4,000 homes and killed 34 people across the country, Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) on Tuesday called for a "saner approach" to preventing wildfires while budgets are strained as a...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:47 PM
A Cook County Forest Preserve District employee was secretly recorded two years ago taking $10,000 cash in kickbacks to steer contracts to a west suburban construction company owner working undercover for the FBI, federal authorities said today....
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:09 PM
High in the mountains of northeastern Australia, scientists have discovered three intriguing animals that are brand new to science, and you can see all three of them in the photo gallery above.
They include the bizarre-looking leaf-tailed gecko...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The Pennsylvania Office of Open Records (OOR) has granted in part a Right to Know Law (RTKL) appeal by PennFuture concerning Anadarko Petroleum Corporation's plans to develop natural gas in the Loyalsock State Forest's "Clarence Moore lands." Under the...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Natural resource conservation is paramount to the ongoing strength of our nation. Healthy soil contributes to agricultural productivity. Healthy forests clean our water and air. Vibrant waterways are critical for our health, for transportation and for...