Quantcast

Latest U.S. Forest Service Stories

a2f011ef5eb68d5f23106832a83f1c15
2009-05-03 12:24:15

US Forest Service scientists have completed a study on a beetle that was first detected in California in 2004, but has now attacked 67 percent of the oak trees in an area 30 miles east of San Diego.

f9fb6dff0fe21ddaaf1be1bb2effa63c
2009-05-02 11:20:00

A fungus, which has reportedly already killed an estimated 500,000 bats, is causing the US Forest Service to close thousands of caves and former mines in national forests in 33 states in an attempt to control the problem.

1f498d6a10f417a1ca8f4d0c1d402b7c1
2009-04-30 08:46:23

A wolverine first photographed by a remote-controlled camera on the Tahoe National Forest in February 2008 is most closely related to Rocky Mountain populations, according to a team of 10 federal, state and university scientists.

2009-03-27 11:27:55

The impact fish stocking has on aquatic insects in mountain lakes can be rapidly reversed by removing non-native trout, according to a study completed by US Forest Service and University of California, Davis, scientists.

2009-02-02 14:31:41

Mountain pine beetles devastating lodgepole pine stands across the West might best be kept in check with aerial application of flakes containing a natural substance used in herbal teas that the insects release to avoid overcrowding host trees, according to a team of scientists.

15dcc3394ce88704b1f11ce4fe08e23b1
2009-01-26 08:25:00

New technology deployed on airplanes is helping scientists quantify landscape-scale changes occurring to Big Island tropical forests from non-native plants and other environmental factors that affect carbon sequestration.

19435b131ae056a9796d5bb5d3d9f3731
2009-01-25 08:50:00

New technology deployed on airplanes is helping scientists quantify landscape-scale changes occurring to Big Island tropical forests from non-native plants and other environmental factors that affect carbon sequestration.

1c20d73faa46bc8749137ebd17765bc71
2008-12-11 10:44:18

Climate change can have significant impacts on high-elevation lakes and imperiled Sierra Nevada Yellow-legged frogs that depend upon them, according to US Forest Service and University of California, Berkeley, scientists.

6448663060e246a01e59789dcecad8581
2008-12-10 14:33:47

US Forest Service scientists at the Center for Urban Forest Research are providing online software that can show users how much carbon dioxide an urban tree in California has sequestered in its lifetime and the past year.

2008-10-20 12:00:17

The U.S. Forest Service, seeking to reduce its environmental impact, has enrolled its Rutland headquarters in CVPS Cow Power(TM) (NYSE: CV), the nation's first manure-based farm-to-consumer energy program.


Latest U.S. Forest Service Reference Libraries

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...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
Related