Two California Wildfires Merge Into One

Evacuations have been ordered. The Dixie and Fly wildfires have merged in northern California. Crews and officials are battling the Plumas National Forest fire that has burned more…

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USDA Announces New Forest Service Chief

Current Chief Christiansen to help transition through July 26. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that Randy Moore will be taking over the position of Chief of the Forest…

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North Dakota Statewide Emergency Due to Wildfires

South Dakota also in emergency – National Guard to aid. Since the start of 2021, the North Dakota Forest Service has already reported more than 30,000 acres of…

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USDA to Invest $218 Million in Land and Water Conservation

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack said funds will support rural economic recovery. At the end of last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that it would invest $218 million…

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Federal Agencies Collaborate to Protect Aquatic Resources

Interior Department working to reduce mussels and other other invasive species. Last week, the Department of the Interior announced a new effort dubbed A Memorandum of Understanding between…

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Supreme Court Hears First Cases of the Month

Oral arguments in Forest Service authority and foreign nation liability Monday saw the Supreme Court return to the bench to begin their February argument session. The court heard…

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