United States Forest Service

Land fight gives rise to group

A coalition created to counter the use of intimidation to protest public policy announced its formation Tuesday. The whole point is to raise public awareness of extreme militant groups that resort...

DATE: May 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Forest Service slashes may hit home

Cuts to the San Juan National Forest budget are forcing officials to consider major changes to campgrounds, trails and other recreation sites. The Forest Service has seen the recreation budget for...

DATE: May 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Senate hears federal lands bill

DENVER - The Colorado Senate on Monday gave preliminary approval to a measure that would clarify state jurisdiction over federal lands. A final vote in the Senate could come as early as Tuesday...

DATE: April 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Senate hears Federal lands bill

DENVER - The Colorado Senate on Monday gave preliminary approval to a measure that would clarify state jurisdiction over federal lands. A final vote in the Senate could come as early as Tuesday...

DATE: April 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Spruce beetle workshop at FLC

The U.S. Forest Service scheduled a March 17 meeting to inform the public about the spruce beetle and the agency plan to increase active management of the insect, which has chewed its way through...

DATE: March 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Spruce beetle workshop at FLC

The U.S. Forest Service scheduled a March 17 meeting to inform the public about the spruce beetle and the agency plan to increase active management of the insect, which has chewed its way through...

DATE: March 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wolf Creek saga howls on

DENVER – Federal officials are sorting through at least 10 objections filed over a proposed land exchange for the Village at Wolf Creek, once again extending the long saga of the wishful project....

DATE: Jan. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Weminuche sheep grazing study suspended

Proposed regulations to guide sheep grazing in the Weminuche Wilderness are so weighty that the level of environmental examination of the issues is being ramped up a notch. The original...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Sheep grazing study suspended

Proposed regulations to guide sheep grazing in the Weminuche Wilderness are so weighty that the level of environmental examination of the issues is being ramped up a notch. The original...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Sheep grazing study suspended

Proposed regulations to guide sheep grazing in the Weminuche Wilderness are so weighty that the level of environmental examination of the issues is being ramped up a notch. The original...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

White House threatens Tipton water bill

DENVER – A dispute between Colorado ski areas and the Forest Service has caught the attention of the White House, which threatens to veto a water rights bill that U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez,...

DATE: March 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

2014 Farm Bill expands forest aid

WASHINGTON – The new Farm Bill includes three provisions introduced by U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet to improve forest health. The Agricultural Act of 2014, or Farm Bill, that President Barack Obama...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News