Spotlights

What is a Pulaski?

The Pulaski was invented in 1908 by Edward C. Pulaski.  Pulaski began working for the U.S. Forest Service in 1908.  

How are ping pong balls used to help fight forest fires?

Firefighters use several different methods for fighting forest fires.  Once particular method is the “The ping pong aerial ignition method.” 

Wildfires Can Happen In ANY Season

The wet summer monsoon resulted in higher than normal grass growth, also known as fuel loading.  With the recent warm and dry weather, fuels may be dry enough to ignite.

Earthquake on the Clifton Ranger District

Read District Ranger, Carol Telles' account of the earthquake.

Smithsonian Exhibit

The town of Springerville accepted the opportunity to display the exhibit provided by the Smithsonian Institute and the Arizona Arts Council

Wallow Fire Regrowth

Pictures of regrowth in the Wallow Fire area, south of Alpine, Arizona.

White Mountain Stewardship Project Monitoring Board

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests and the White Mountain Stewardship Project's Multi-Party Monitoring Board are pleased to share with stakeholders 

Rim Lakes Forest Restoration Project (previously Rim Lakes Forest Health Pjct)

The project objective is to conserve and restore the Rim Lakes landscape to make the forest ecosystem more sustainable over time and climatic variability, insects, disease, fire and wind.

Four Forest Restoration Initiative

Four national forests are actively engaged in a collaborative, landscape-scale initiative designed to restore fire-adapted ecosystems in the

Ranger Bob - The Face of Black Mesa

Forestry Technician Robert “Ranger Bob” Montgomery who has devoted more than half a century to living and working on this Forest.

Planning Rule

The Forest Service is beginning an open, collaborative process to create and implement a modern planning rule to address current and future needs of the 155 national forests and . . .