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2011-07-01 09:32:36

As homes and cities expand closer to forests and wildlands across the American West, increasing wildfire threats have created an unlikely new phenomena – confidence in government.

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2011-06-29 08:11:56

In the summer of 2008, a lightning strike started a wildfire in eastern North Carolina that burned for weeks, blanketing nearby communities in smoke.

2011-06-21 12:46:17

This month in ecological science, researchers evaluate the U.S. National Fire Plan to restore western U.S. forests, fire's key role in the return of a native lizard to the Ozarks and what historical fire records and sediment cores can tell us about the Arctic Tundra's fire regime.

2011-06-10 00:00:27

Wallow fire is poised to become the worst blaze in the history of the state.

2011-04-23 00:00:32

Biodiversity Research Institute Announces new Webcam to Monitor Bald Eagle Nest Gorham, ME (PRWEB) April 22, 2011 BioDiversity Research Institute (BRI) today announced the installation of the newest video webcam provided by NextEra Energy.

2011-04-13 00:00:27

SCA Partners with American Park Network, Ford Motor Company on Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder™ Mobile iPhone App Helps users find adventure by searching 6,000+ national parks and public lands nationwide Charlestown, NH (Vocus/PRWEB) April 12, 2011 The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the nation’s leader in youth conservation service, has teamed with American Park Network and Ford Motor Company to launch Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder, a free app sponsored by the 2011 Ford Explorer.

2011-03-28 11:37:00

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Ventures LLC and Mine Reclamation, LLC announced today that the U.S. Supreme Court did not accept their petition seeking review of an adverse November 2009 U.S.

2011-03-17 09:36:00

Year One results in reducing wildfire concerns for nearby communities and takes steps to preserve Barrens unique habitat STATE COLLEGE, Pa., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission officials today announced they plan to begin the second phase of controlled burns on the Scotia Barrens on State Game Land 176 in Patton, Ferguson and Halfmoon Townships, Centre County, to improve habitat conditions within this unique ecosystem.

2011-03-15 09:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the approach of spring and the increased risk of forest and brush fires across the state, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources today announced federal grants are available to help Pennsylvania's rural communities better guard against the threat of fires in forested, undeveloped and unprotected areas.


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