The U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Marine Corps will be removing 10 man-made dams from Silverado and Holy Jim Creek in March.
Students from Tioga High School spent four hours at the site of the July 2015 Big Creek fire on Stanislaus National Forest in Groveland, Calif., March 3, 2017, planting trees.
In 2014 the Los Padres National Forest received a Washington Office diversity grant to fund a project designed to engage and recruit under-represented groups into the Fire Program.
The California Off Highway Vehicle Commission has awarded more than $300,000 for OHV improvements to the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.
Stephen Romero, P.E., Regional Geotechnical, Dams, and Dam Safety Engineer for Region 5, has been named the 2016 “Technical Engineer of the Year” for the U.S. Forest Service.
Inspired by the Wreaths Across America program for Arlington National Cemetery, two Forest Service employees set out to localize the gesture of respect for fallen veterans in their area.
Spearheaded by the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Operation Holiday Cheer provided meals, gifts, and Santa to children from Northern California youth and family programs, Dec. 7.
Concerned members of the public visited the Black Fox tree plantation on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Nov. 4, to learn about proposed treatments.
Researchers with the U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Southwest Research Station documented the first recorded evidence of hoary bats going into a state of torpor, or hibernation.
Firefighters from three national forests have joined county and municipal fire departments and units from the Marine Corps base to participate in the 2016 Fire School, June 13-24.
With tree mortality rising to an estimated record-high 27.6 million trees in California in 2015, the role of the U.S. Forest Service’s aerial survey team is more critical than ever.
Paul is the first recipient of the award from the Six Rivers National Forest, which is located in northwest California.
The State & Private Forestry program partnered with the Watershed Research & Training Center to provide tours of woody biomass industry for National Bioenergy Day, Oct. 19.
The Angeles National Forest hosted a pilot shuttle program starting Sept. 24, transporting the public from a Metro train station to a local trail head in the forest.
Foresters, natural resource specialists and volunteers came together at the Sequoia Lake YMCA Camp to conduct Forest Conservation Days for inner city youth, Sept. 26-30.
Youthful energy met public need recently as dozens of college and high school students converged on the Mendocino National Forest to complete maintenance projects to popular recreation areas.
The Region 5 Outreach, Recruitment & Workforce Diversity (OR&WD) Program held its 20th Annual Intern Awards Ceremony August 4, 2016, at the Center for Advance Research and Technology.
Nature, culture and community coalesced for the 3rd annual Visions of the Wild Festival, held in the cities of Vallejo and American Canyon, Sept. 15 – 18.
Approximately 1,000 middle and high school students joined Smokey Bear and conservation-focused professionals for Student Day, Sept. 6, at the Hawaiʻi Convention Center.
Hundreds gathered in late August at the El Pueblo de Los Ángeles Historical Monument to celebrate the 235th anniversary of the founding of Los Angeles.
Shasta-Trinity National Forest Engineer Virginia Jones is a problem solver. Who saved a proposed $2.5 million by asking: “why?”
A combined force of local, state and federal law enforcement agencies has set upon national forests in California to combat a dire threat to the environment and nearby communities.
The Eldorado National Forest and CAL FIRE Amador-Eldorado Unit have signed an agreement for hazardous fuels reduction on the forest and surrounding lands.
Live music, fresh barbecue and a few furry friends from the forest were some of the biggest attractions at the Grillin’ and Chillin’ festival in Downtown Dixon, July 16.
Nearly a dozen PIT volunteers joined two Forest Service archeologists for a week-long survey of a section of the San Gabriel Mountains from June 6 – 10.
The mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana mucosa) has had a long road from being declared nearly extinct to producing more than two thousand tadpoles in 2015.
Fire personnel from the U.S. Forest Service brought Big Valley school children to Ash Creek Campground for a day of fire prevention and conservation education activities.
Our national monuments stand watch over endangered species, protect vital resources like drinking water, afford large tracts of land for recreation and preserve our natural wonders.
Every year, roughly 200 people are killed in as many as 2 million wildlife-vehicle collisions costing more than $8 billion, according to the Western Transportation Institute.
The U.S. Forest Service’s Placerville Nursery teamed with CALFIRE and local Resource Conservation Districts (RCDs) to sow more than 650,000 seedlings in March of 2016.
Through a conservation easement with the Forest Legacy Program, implemented in partnership with CALFIRE and completed Oct. 7, 2011, a family was able to keep all 2,500 acres of their land.
Mark Garland and members of the U.S. Forest Service’s Northern California Fire Cache were presented with an Unsung Heroes award by Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
Firefighters from the Forest Service and Hoopa Fire Department roared into Redding to take part in the culmination exercise of the 40th Annual Region 5 North Zone Engine Academy.
The Bass Lake Ranger District of the Sierra National Forest conducts an annual reforestation program, with this year’s already underway and running through the end of April.
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell led a ceremony to dedicate the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument, March 19, 2016.
The U.S. Forest Service operated two informational tents at the 14th Annual Youth Ag Day, March 15, at the Solano County Fairgrounds.
Smokey Bear and friends from the Angeles National Forest took part in the inaugural Urban Kids Fishing Derby at Kenneth Hahn State Recreational Park, Nov. 12.
You can watch two “Save Our Water AND Our Trees” videos that show California residents how to best care for their trees during this historic drought.
High above the floor of Indian Valley, in the Plumas National Forest, the rhythmic sound of picks and shovels displacing earth echoes across the slopes of Keddie Ridge.
Mt. Shasta Lead Climbing Ranger Nick Meyers relishes working with people and the dynamic nature of the job.
Imagine if one could prevent the next Rim Fire. The Remote Sensing Lab in Sacramento is in the midst of research that might just do exactly that.
The Eldorado NF recently completed an aerial mulching project on portions of the 2014 King Fire. The goal of these projects is soil stabilization.
A recent closing in the Forest Legacy Program brings protected acreage on the island of Hawaii to nearly…
Patti Mahaffey celebrated her 50th anniversary with the Tahoe National Forest on March 4th. Over 50 current and retired Tahoe employees gathered to celebrate her impressive career.
The Plumas County Arts Commission and the PNF are partnering to capture the beauty and spirit of the PNF landscapes.
The Dinkey Collaborative celebrated its four year anniversary on January 15 at Woodward Park Regional Library in Fresno, California with 42 participants attending.