Tag Archives: Forest Service

Room with a View … And Not Much Else – Booking a Fire Lookout Rental in California

Next Level Camping is what I was looking for when I discovered you could rent fire lookouts. I’d been a member of the Forest Fire Lookout Association for years because I lived close to the Butler Peak Fire Lookout while up in Big Bear, and thought that I’d eventually be able to volunteer at the […]

U.S. Forest Service Keeping It’s Logo!

When the United States Department of Agriculture released it’s Visual Standards Guide back in January, it contained the ominous phrase ‘agency logos are being phased out and replaced with a standardized signature model to be adopted by all USDA agencies.’ This reminded me of the Borg’s ‘you will be assimilated’ phrase from Star Trek the Next […]