Spotlights

What it takes to become a firefighter

The Heart of  a Firefighter is a video about the passion and drive it takes to become a firefigher . . . 

New Mexico Meadow Jumping Mouse

Click here for information on the recent listing of the mouse.  Summary and background information, links to projects and reference material and more.

Four Forest Restoration Initiative

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

Wallow Fire Regrowth

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

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.

Smithsonian Exhibit

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

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.

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 . . .

Soil primed to plant seedlings in Wallow Fire burned area near Greer & Milligan

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests began planting 150 acres of ponderosa pine seedlings in the Wallow Fire area 

Earthquake on the Clifton Ranger District

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

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 

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.