Fire Hire: if you're looking for summer work as a temporary firefighter with the Forest Service, but you don't know where to begin, this is for you.
Forest Service issues final policy for over-snow vehicles on national forests, grasslands
Forest Service unveils web application identifying at-risk forests
The Stanislaus National Forest, in partnership with 3 Forests Interpretive Association, announces the opening of the application process for the 2015 Artist in the Woods program from February 1 - April 15.
The Modoc National Forest is pleased to announce a new program called the Veteran Ecological Restoration Team or VERT.
Watershed and fisheries Ecological Restoration on the Six Rivers National Forest
Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit invites you to "Ski with a Ranger at Heavenly Mountain Resort" at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. every Monday and Friday.
Almanor Ranger District on the Lassen NF will offer free snowshoe walks during the month of February.
Enter the lottery to reserve a backpacking trip on the Mt. Whitney Trail, or a day hike in the Mt. Whitney Zone. Applications are accepted from February 1 through March 15.
Lassen employee lends a hand at 2015 Rose Parade
Chill out: learn the signs of hypothermia
Every year, aerial surveys are done by the Forest Service to detect and map tree mortality and damage in California
The first national study, "Tree and Forest Effects on Air Quality and Human Health in the United States," finds that trees are saving lives and reducing respiratory problems.
The Forest Service is recognized as a leader in partnering appropriately and collaboratively with American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal governments and communities.
Successfully managing wildfires is a year-round job that requires action before they start, while they are burning, and after they are out.
Video: It takes a certain type of person to fight wildfires. It's not what they look like. Or sound like. It's not their heritage or their culture. It's their heart.
The Number One Rule of Firefighting: "All firefighters go home to their families after their shift."
Forest Service exceeds yearly forest restoration goals
The Forests to Faucets project uses GIS to model and map the continental United States land areas most important to surface drinking water.
The Inyo, Sequoia, and Sierra National Forests are revising their land and resource management plans (forest plans). Scoping documents are available at: http://tinyurl.com/r5earlyadopters
What makes the San Gabriel Mountains, Angeles National Forest and San Bernardino National Forest so special?
USDA Plans Regional "Climate Hubs"
Video: Forests help people and the economy
It's good to get outdoors: Discover the Forest!
Regionwide listing of Ecological Restoration projects
In March 2011 the Pacific Southwest Region of the US Forest Service released a statement of its Leadership Intent for Ecological Restoration, which laid out the Region's guiding vision and goals for its stewardship of wildland and forests for the next 15-20 years. This plan reflects the Regional leadership's current thinking on how the Leadership Intent will be implemented.
Alliances and Partnerships supporting restoration projects will assist us and secure our Forests for future generations. In building California resiliency, we will need to increase the amount of acres restored from 200,000 to about 500,000 a year. With Partner assistance we can truly manage and protect these invaluable Forest resources.
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