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Forestry Service to continue slash pile burning operations - KOAA 5
Slash pile burn continue west of Beulah - KOAA 5
Plans in place to thin thousands of acres of Pike National Forest, from Woodland Park to Manitou Springs - Colorado Springs Gazette
Shorter, warmer winters set Colorado for drought, fire - Rocky Mountain Collegian
Colorado Springs Finishes Tree Canopy Assessment - KRCC
Northwest Illinois Forestry Association to meet - Freeport Journal-Standard
Bark Beetle outbreaks expanding in Colorado - Kiowa County Press
Wildfire burns near Oklahoma/ Colorado state line - KFOR Oklahoma City
Alamosa News | City of Alamosa wins $1,500 tree grant - Valley Courier
Monday Newscast, 2/4/19, 5:32 pm - KRCC
New cooperative in southern Colorado could bring value, management to beetle kill forests - Colorado Springs Gazette
Back In The Day, Front Range Forests Were Thinner And That Was Better For Wildfires - Colorado Public Radio
State entomologist: Lake Christine Fire burn area ripe for Douglas fir beetle infestation - Aspen Times
Wildfires in Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona force closure of large chunks of forest - USA TODAY
Harford Forestry Board measures 15 trees — nine champions — across county - Baltimore Sun
Colorado State Forest Service says beetle kill was widespread across state in 2018 - KOAA 5
Communities Want Trees Thinned. Timber Companies Want Contracts. So What's The Problem? - The Pew Charitable Trusts
Denver is looking for a unicorn tree and other things we learned about urban forestry - Denverite
Trump’s executive order will aggressively cut more forest trees - The Washington Post
Proactive Fuel Breaks Protect Nearly $1 Billion in Homes, Infrastructure During Colorado Wildfire - USDA.gov
Tree Assessment Could Give City 'A Leaf Up' In Maintaining Canopy - KRCC
Did Hickenlooper's Rural Jobs Plan Have An Impact? Here's One County's Experience - Colorado Public Radio
Protecting People From Wildfire Involves Costly Work That No One Wants To Do - HuffPost
San Juan National Forest to begin hiring for 2019 season - The Journal
Former NFL players, including Saints, among investors in LSU's marijuana-growing company - The Advocate
Loveland's Round Mountain closed during forest thinning project - Loveland Reporter-Herald
Climate change, wildland development usher in higher fire risks for Aspen, Roaring Fork Valley - Aspen Times
Aerial Survey: Bark Beetle Outbreaks Expanding In Colorado - Estes Park news
Forest Service announces new Pacific Northwest regional forester - Capital Press
Congress approves $400 billion Farm Bill for farmers, forests, poor - The Denver Channel
Better forest management won't end wildfires, but it can reduce the risks – here's how - SOURCE - Source
‘The New Normal’: Wildfires Roar Across the West, Again - The New York Times
Fort Collins to uproot thousands of ash trees as invasive beetle creeps closer - The Coloradoan
Trump again suggests California mismanaged forests as he heads to fire-damaged state - The Denver Post
Partial federal government shutdown will mean no staffing, safety concerns for White River National Forest - Glenwood Springs Post Independent
The US Forest Service is hiring for next spring and summer - KKCO-TV
How much can forests fight climate change? - Nature.com
Hubbard named to lead USDA Forest Service - Feedstuffs
Forest Service Hiring Over 900 Workers for Rocky Mountain Region - kool1079.com
Fire blight emerging as latest threat to Boulder County urban forests - Boulder Daily Camera
San Juan National Forest to reopen on June 21 - The Denver Channel
Juniper trees recover in Southwest Colorado - The Journal
As wildfire risk increases in Colorado and the West, home insurance grows harder to find - Boulder Daily Camera
Fighting Fire with Fire: California Turns to Prescribed Burning - Yale Environment 360
Megafires More Frequent Because Of Climate Change And Forest Management - NPR
Colorado lawmaker says shutdown threatens wildfire preparedness - KKTV 11 News
Conflicting Data: How Fast Is the World Losing its Forests? - Yale Environment 360
Spring Creek Fire in Colorado among more than 60 large wildfires burning across U.S. - CBS News
Changing climate, longer growing seasons complicate outlook for coniferous forests - Science Daily
Colorado fall colors guide 2018: Where and when to go - The Coloradoan
Mississippi Forestry Commission deploys firefighters to Colorado - WJTV
Second Woman To Head U.S. Forest Service Has Deep Background In The West - KRCC
San Juan National Forest hiring temporary positions for 2019 - The Durango Herald
Why wildfires are bigger and harder to control - EarthSky
SC Forestry Commission sends 14 firefighters to battle western wildfires - WACH.com
Yale hosts conference on environment and sustainability - Yale Daily News
Rebuilding Wet Meadows Through Shared Stewardship - USDA.gov
The Industry of Forestry | Utne - Utne Reader Online
Lessons Learned from Centuries of Indigenous Forest Management - Yale Environment 360
Local forester helps fight Colorado wildfire - Park Rapids Enterprise
Visiting Japanese students study Colorado forests, climate - SOURCE - Source
Opinion | To Help Prevent the Next Big Wildfire, Let the Forest Burn - New York Times
Public meeting addresses Jones Park Master Plan in southwest Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs Gazette
Forest Service to remove 360000 acres of dead trees in huge project out West - woodworkingnetwork.com
White House won't stop farm bill over forestry - Fence Post
Colorado's 416 Fire raises wildfire uncertainties - Yale Climate Connections
MS Forestry Commission deploys firefighter to wildfire in Colorado - WDAM-TV
CSU holds groundbreaking ceremony for new Western Colorado campus - SOURCE - Source
Fires menace US West, tornado touches Colorado wildfire site - Fox News
It's Time to Rethink How We Fight Forest Fires - Pacific Standard
Recent fuels mitigation 'without a doubt' saved Columbine subdivision from Golf Course Fire, fire chief says - Sky Hi News
Why are tropical forests so diverse? New study examines role of 'natural enemies': Analysis contradicts commonly held hypothesis of community ecology - Science Daily
Planting trees with greater purpose: The time is now - The Denver Post
Memo: House farm bill forestry title potentially disastrous for national forests - The Wilderness Society
Wildfires 2018: Mendocino, Carr, and Ferguson fires are raging in California - Vox.com
Plant a million trees? Challenge accepted, says CSU group - The Coloradoan
The burning issue of clearing trees to create defensible spaces to battle wildfires - RealVail
How Wildfires Are Polluting Rivers and Threatening Water Supplies - Yale Environment 360
Forest health survey: 834 million standing dead trees in Colorado - SOURCE - Colorado State University News
Leahy: Trump forest stance could delay farm bill - Fence Post
Six from Colorado missed Mega Millions jackpot by one number - KOAA 5
Berthoud, Boulder firefighters sent to California to battle Carr fire - Loveland Reporter-Herald
Beleaguered firefighters put on hold by government shutdown - NBC News
Delaware Forest Service seeks wildfire crew members for next year's season - The News Journal
Northern New Mexico forests under siege by destructive insects - Santa Fe New Mexican
Private Firefighter Companies Grow Alongside Wildfires - Wyoming Public Media
Arborists Have Cloned Ancient Redwoods From Their Massive Stumps - Yale Environment 360
Trump's order will cut more forest trees and some public tools to stop it - Mail Tribune
Fixing Summit County forests with help of ‘citizen science’ - The Coloradoan
Fire warnings issued for 6 states in nation's midsection, including Colorado - The Denver Channel
Mayor submits proposed 2019 budget for Colorado Springs - KRDO
U.S. Lumber Benefiting From A Trade Dispute That Trump Didn't Start - KCUR
Federal shutdown has halted training, other wildfire prep — and it could get worse - Sacramento Bee
Forest Service hiring nearly 1,000 temporary jobs in region - The Denver Channel
Forest Service names new regional forester - KTVZ
Where is the Global SuperTanker? It's the incident commander's call - KATU
Does a Fire-Ravaged Forest Need Human Help to Recover? - Yale Environment 360
NM forests under siege: Pests are killing high-elevation trees - taosnews
As Wildfire Risk Increases, Home Insurance Is Harder to Find - The Pew Charitable Trusts
California's 2018 Wildfires Have Emitted A Year's Worth of Power Pollution - Yale Environment 360
"Colorado Forestry" - Google News
Saturday, February 23, 2019