Tag: forest fire

Sep 14

Rim Fire Impacts Deer Hunting in Stanislaus National Forest

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has posted a press release directed at  hunters: With the historic Rim fire in Tuolumne and Mariposa counties still burning, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is reminding hunters about limited access and road closures in the Stanislaus National Forest. The still burning wildfire is the …

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Sep 05

Battling the Rim Fire – NG’s Gallery

National Geographic has collected images from the Rim Fire (which, as of this writing, is at 80% containment) and posted them on their website.  You can view the gallery HERE.

Sep 04

Help California National Forests Recover

What happens after a forest fire like the HUGE Rim Fire burning near Yosemite? Vance Russell, the National Forest Foundation’s Director of Programs for California has sent out an email to everyone who, I guess, supports the National Forest Foundation, and I thought now might be a good time to share it with you: As I write this morning …

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Aug 28

Environmentalism, Budget Cuts to blame for Rim Fire

As the Rim fire continues to burn closer and into Yosemite, nobody seems to want to point out why this fire is burning so well, or so fast. The answer is environmentalism, and budget cuts that have prohibited proper forest conservation. Environmentalism is the idiotic belief that man knows what’s best for the forest, and …

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Aug 27

Rim Fire destroys Berkeley Tuolumne Family Camp

From Sierra News Online: TUOLUMNE COUNTY – Families who have been camping at the Berkeley Tuolumne Family Camp for years gathered yesterday to mourn the loss of the camp, which was consumed by the Rim Fire on Sunday. The fire has now grown to 179,481 acres with 20% containment, and U.S. Forest Service officials confirmed …

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Aug 26

Rim Fire Images from the Atlantic

For almost two weeks the Rim Fire has continued to burn and expand in northern California.  By the time it is contained and put out it will, undoubtedly, be one of the larger – if not the largest – fire in California’s history.  There are many reasons for the fire, and the finger-pointing will begin …

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Aug 22

Rim Fire from the Yosemite Crane Flat Webcam