Firefighters Responding To Quick-Moving Bobcat Fire In Angeles National Forest

“It’s extremely difficult because they have to manage their energy levels and make sure they’re not overexerting themselves, not just with the heat but with the long duration we’ve had, said Seneca Smith, Angeles National Forest’s Public Information Officer.

US Forest Service Temporarily Closes SoCal National Forests Over Fire Danger

“The wildfire situation throughout California is dangerous and must be taken seriously,” Randy Moore, regional forester for the USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region, said. “Existing fires are displaying extreme fire behavior, new fire starts are likely, weather conditions are worsening and we simply do not have enough resources to fully fight and contain every […]

Bobcat Fire In Angeles National Forest Approaching 30,000 Acres

Overnight, firefighters worked to hold the fire just above West Fork on Highway 39 while strengthening containment lines and slowing the progress of the fire from moving farther south toward foothill communities, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

Arsenal’s Héctor Bellerín invests in Forest Green in eco-friendly push

Héctor Bellerín has become the second-largest shareholder in Forest Green Rovers, recognised by Fifa and the United Nations as the world’s greenest football club. The Arsenal and Spain defender, who recently raised funds to plant almost 60,000 trees in the Amazon rainforest, will work in conjunction with the chairman Dale Vince on “raising the environmental […]

Prabhas adopts reserve forest near Hyderabad, donates Rs 2 crore for development

Prabhas along with Telangana forest minister Allola Indra Karan Reddy and Rajya Sabha MP Joginapally Santosh Kumar laid the foundation stone for an urban forest park. They observed the reserve forest from a temporary watch tower and later planted few saplings in the reserve forest region.

Climate crisis making world’s forests shorter and younger, study finds

Prof Tom Crowther, at ETH Zurich University in Switzerland and not part of the analysis team, said the study was extremely important: “For a long time, scientists have predicted that elevated CO2 and warming will increase carbon storage in forests that will help to offset climate change. But this study adds to a growing concern that […]

U.S. Forest Service K-9 Survives Second Stabbing

“The smart, confident, and versatile Belgian Malinois is a world-class worker who forges an unbreakable bond with his human partner. To deny a Mal activity and the pleasure of your company is to deprive him of his very reasons for being,” the site read.

North Complex Fire In Plumas National Forest Spurs Evacuation Orders In La Porte

The evacuation order for La Porte and the area near the Little Grass Valley Reservoir was issued late Tuesday morning by the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office. It said all residents in the town of La Porte and people in the campgrounds and recreational facilities at Little Grass Valley Road west of Quincy La Porte Road […]

California Creek Fire Map, Update As ‘Phenomenal Amount’ of Sierra National Forest Burned

Eight U.S. National Forests in California have been temporarily closed, while restrictions were announced for several others, due to the “threat of unprecedented and dangerous fire conditions with a combination of extreme heat, significant wind events, dry conditions,” the USDA Forest Service said.

Raging wildfires close California’s 18 national forests

Regional forester Randy Moore said the temporary closures are necessary in order to protect the safety of the public and firefighters. Moore said the forests will remain closed until “conditions improve and we are confident that National Forest visitors can recreate safely,” without detailing a timeline.