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Wickiups are conical-shape dwellings used by the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe of southwestern Colorado. Willow Lake is protected within Wilderness.


Temporary Jobs with the Rocky Mountain Region

The Rocky Mountain Region announced it will be advertising more than 250 temporary positions throughout the Region’s National Forests and Grasslands starting January 6, 2015. The initial recruitment is primarily for seasonal wildland firefighting positions. The Region comprises 17 national forests and 7 national grasslands, located in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. Get your applications in early. Some job announcements close as early as January 12, 2015.

The Thrill of the Chill


This Month in Forest Service History

Events that have helped shape the Forest Service in January and in February

Our Future Forests: Beyond Bark Beetles

Image of an adult mountain pine beetle

New video series, Our Future Forests: Beyond Bark Beetles, explains bark beetle outbreaks in our forests and shares actions the U.S. Forest Service is taking to respond.