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2011-06-01 12:44:00

DENVER, CO, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Augusta Resource Corporation (TSX/NYSE Amex: AZC) ("Augusta" or the "Company") announces that printed and electronic copies of the preliminary draft Environment Impact Statement ("EIS") have been delivered by the Coronado National Forest to the State of Arizona and local Cooperating Agencies for final review.  The Cooperating Agencies have been mandated with 30 days to provide their final comments on the draft EIS as part of the federal...

2011-04-20 16:35:00

U.S. Congressman Jerry Lewis, USDA, and state and local officials reaffirmed their commitment to improving forest health and wildfire safety in Southern California CRESTLINE, Calif., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), along with the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, and San Bernardino, San Diego and Riverside counties hosted a recognition event today, in Crestline, commemorating...

2011-04-14 16:03:00

DENVER, CO, April 14 /PRNewswire/ - Augusta Resource Corporation (TSX/NYSE Amex: AZC) ("Augusta" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the U.S. Forest Service ("USFS") has scheduled January 2012 for the record of decision ("ROD") on the Rosemont Copper project, in line with the Company's expectations. Augusta will assist the USFS in every endeavour in order to attain their time line. In addition, the USFS has also provided a schedule guidance of August 2011 for the draft...

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2011-01-11 23:37:33

Study yields new model that can help managers calculate when plants will burst bud under different climate scenariosThe opening of buds on Douglas-fir trees each spring is the result of a complex interplay between cold and warm temperatures during the winter, scientists with the U.S. Forest Service's Pacific Northwest Research Station have found.Their research"”which is featured in the December issue of Science Findings, a monthly publication of the station"”led to the development...

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2010-11-02 06:55:00

New study explores relationship between urban trees and crime Along with energy conservation and storm-water reduction, scientists may soon be adding crime-fighting to the list of benefits that urban trees provide. Researchers with the U.S. Forest Service's Pacific Northwest (PNW) and Southern Research Stations have published a new study that suggests that certain types of city trees may help lower property and violent crime rates. Their study"”which is posted online in advance of its...

2010-06-29 18:22:29

The U.S. Forest Service's Pacific Northwest (PNW) Research Station has published a report about the role of forests in the stewardship of water in a changing climate. The report is available online at http://www.fs.fed.us/pnw/gtr_812.pdf and will be available in print beginning July 9. Titled Water, Climate Change, and Forests: Watershed Stewardship for a Changing Climate, the publication describes healthy, resilient watersheds as a primary strategy for sustaining ecosystems and the clean,...

2010-02-24 12:00:00

Feb. 24 check presentation at Coldwater Canyon Park, L.A. for 2010 spring planting season LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On February 24, Sempra Energy Corp. announced a $50,000 gift to support TreePeople's Forest Aid partnership to restore the fire-damaged San Bernardino National Forest. Sempra's donation will help restore land damaged by the massive wildfires in 2003 and 2007 that tore through the San Bernardino Mountains, razing 185,000 acres of forestland. These...

2009-12-07 13:37:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Under the framework of the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Forest Service, and the Russian Federal Forest Agency signed a Protocol of Intent to strengthen collaboration in the sustainable management of forests through 2013. The Protocol provides a framework for joint activities to protect the world's largest expanse of forest, including initiatives to support both...

2009-10-30 12:45:00

Oct. 30 Victoria Principal responds to call for action by nonprofit TreePeople Seedlings transplanted from devastated Angeles National Forest LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On October 30, actress, activist and entrepreneur Victoria Principal joined nonprofit TreePeople and the U.S. Forest Service to announce a $25,000 gift to support TreePeople's fire restoration efforts in the Angeles National Forest. Victoria Principal's gift kicks off a fundraising goal of $250,000 to...

2009-10-01 09:59:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to encourage tweens (ages 8-12) to spend more time in nature, the U.S. Forest Service is joining the Ad Council today to launch an interactive photo/art sweepstakes that will engage families in experiencing nature first hand. As an extension of their "Re-Connecting Kids with Nature" public service advertising (PSA) campaign, which first launched in June, the photo sweepstakes encourages tweens to head into the forest, explore and find...


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Fremont-Winema National Forest
2013-11-27 15:32:16

Fremont-Winema National Forest is a United States National Forest that was created from the 2002 merger of the Fremont and Winema National Forests. They cover territory in southern Oregon from the crest of the Cascades on the west, past the city of Lakeview towards the east. The northern end of the forest is bounded by U.S. Route 97 on the west, and Oregon Route 31 towards the east. Towards the south, the state border with California creates the boundary of the forests. Klamath Falls is the...

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