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Two protected cameras record wildland firefighter emergency shelters surrounded and inside a test fire.
Forest Service Turns Up the Heat for Safety

For wildland firefighters, knowing their equipment and gear are tested and proven to handle the stresses and rigors of wildland fire operations should never be in question. When they’re headed for the

Stephanie Williams

When you hear the term “nurse,” you probably visualize a modern-day superhero toiling in a hospital or nursing home—not necessarily a USDA Forest Service Job Corps center. In the aftermath of a public
Tribal Youth Conservation Corp participants take a turn in using an increment borer on a tree in a Texas forest.
Tribal Youth Conservation Corps program set to return to Texas

With summer on the horizon, National Forests and Grasslands in Texas are preparing for the return of the Tribal Youth Conservation Corps program, which provides young people, ages 16-18, hands-on work
A person using virtual reality hardware, including a headset and two hand devices, in a conference room.
Young professionals lead the way for environmental justice

Dozens of young leaders descended upon Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to collectively build roadmaps for environmental justice and climate action for their local
Aerial view of a marsh wetland with forest covered hills rising in the distance.
Deschutes National Forest

Picture an IMAX-style aerial film of a high-elevation wetland complex boasting every shade of green, from lime to emerald to olive, amid its vast landscape. Behind this image is Forest Service
Senior wildland firefighter Anthony “Monte” Monterroso

Wildland firefighters are a critical linchpin in saving lives, protecting communities and serving on the front lines to confront our nation’s wildfire crisis, but few people know that for some