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US Forest Service Prevents Its Own Scientist From Talking About Study

September 17, 2015 | Amy Quinton

The US Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station is preventing one of its own scientists from talking about a study he authored in the journal “Science.” It suggests a need to change wildfire management.

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Rocky Fire Unpredictable For Firefighters

August 10, 2015 | Amy Quinton

The Rocky Fire in Colusa, Lake and Napa Counties has been extraordinarily unpredictable for firefighters, at one point burning 20,000 acres in five hours.

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Firefighting Costs Escalate For Cal Fire And US Forest Service

August 6, 2015

Fire fighting costs in California are eating up the budgets of CAL Fire and the US Forest Service.

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New 'Super Scooper' Firefighting Plane At Lake Tahoe

July 21, 2015 | Ed Joyce

A new firefighting aircraft stationed in South Lake Tahoe gives crews another tool to battle wildfires in the region.

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USFS: Conditions Ideal For Megafires This Summer

July 6, 2015 | Amy Quinton

Drought, dead and dying trees and a lack of snow in California have left national forests in a perfect condition for large and severe wildfires.

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Forest Thinning Project Closure At North Lake Tahoe

June 17, 2015 | Ed Joyce

An area will be closed above Kings Beach in North Lake Tahoe as part of a project to reduce fire risk.

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