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2014-08-07 12:22:46

U.S. Forest Service, the National Association of State Foresters, and the Ad Council honor iconic PSA figure with Washington, D.C.

2014-05-22 12:23:11

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to educate Americans about how to prevent accidental wildfires, Disney is joining the Ad Council, the U.S.

Private Development Near Oregon And Washington Public Forests
2013-12-04 10:22:39

Private development along the edges of most public forests in Oregon and Washington more than doubled since the 1970s, a new study conducted by the U.S. Forest Service Pacific's Northwest (PNW) Research Station has found.

Decreased Water Flow May Allow For More Productive Forest
2013-03-25 16:22:39

Bubbling brooks and streams are a scenic and much loved feature of forest ecosystems, but long-term data suggests that more productive forests might carry considerably less water

Long-term Water Quality Trends In Near-pristine Streams Explored In New Study
2013-03-20 09:17:36

For the first time, a study has compared water quality trends in forested streams across the country that are largely undisturbed by land use or land cover changes.

Smokey Bear Celebrates 68th Birthday At Mission Control
2012-08-09 08:34:42

On August 9 Smokey Bear is turning 68.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.