United States Forest Service

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

Native of Mancos selected to lead San Juan forest

A Mancos native has been tapped as acting forest supervisor for the San Juan National Forest. Born and raised in Mancos, where his parents still reside, Ron Archuleta will assume his post on...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Native of Mancos is selected to lead San Juan National Forest

A Mancos native has been tapped as acting forest supervisor for the San Juan National Forest. Born and raised in Mancos, where his parents still reside, Ron Archuleta will assume his post on...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Native of Mancos is selected to lead San Juan National Forest

A Mancos native has been tapped as acting forest supervisor for the San Juan National Forest. Born and raised in Mancos, where his parents still reside, Ron Archuleta will assume his post on...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Can U.S. Forest Service shift fire focus?

For years, Davey Pitcher pushed federal foresters for permission to protect trees just outside of his family’s Wolf Creek Ski Area from the invasion of the spruce beetle. Even though local...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News