Spotlights

Fall Color in the Lake Tahoe Basin

Fall has officially begun and the change is evident in the LT Basin. Follow the link above for information on viewing locations, photos and a link to the National Fall color website. 

Forest Service waives fees in support of volunteer effort on public lands

As summer days transition to cooler weather of autumn, take the opportunity to give back by participating in the annual National Public Lands Day. Follow the link above to read more.

Forest Service opts to restore wetlands, remove Incline Lake Dam

A decision to restore wetlands and remove the dam at the site of the former Incline Lake was issued in early September 2014. Visit the link above to read more.

Annual salmon migration continues on Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

Since the second week in July, locals and visitors alike have enjoyed the sockeye salmon migration. Follow the link above to read more.

Climate change is going 3D

Understanding the effects of global warming, especially the amount of precipitation contained in clouds, has been limited by the use of old satellite technology. Read more above. 

Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit Follw-Up Objector Meeting

To read the agenda and objection issue summaries for the July 1, 2014 follow-up meeting, visit the link above.

RESTORE Episode 14: Marijuana Grows and Restoration

Marijuana growing on our national forests causes significant harm to the land, water and animals. Visit the link above to watch the video.

RESTORE Episode 13: Fire Behavior and Ecological Restoration

By employing specially designed heat resistant camera boxes, the agency has been able to document surprising fire behavior. Visit the link above to watch the video.

Forestry students vie for a free trip to Russia

The International Jr. Foresters' Competition promotes and rewards young scientists for their efforts in the environmental field. 

Forest, grasslands users now have access to digital maps

Now dealing with a map may be faster, easier and more convenient by opening your smart device and using a U.S. Forest Service digital map. Read more by visiting the link above.

Fuelwood permits on sale

Fuelwood permits on sale now. Permits cost $20 per cord, with a two-cord minimum purchase and limit of 10 cords per household. Visit the link above to learn more.