Tag Archives: National Forest

Salt Creek Fire

This wildfire started on August 1, 2012 along the I-5 near Salt Creek and Gilman Road in Shasta-Trinity National Forest, 20 miles north of Redding, California. As of today, the fire is 75% percent contained, and has burned 980 acres.  Full containment is expected by 6:00pm August 5, 2012. There was a warning about a […]

San Bernardino National Forest Fire Use Restrictions And Guidelines Updated

Summer is here, and with it comes hot temperatures, dry brush and increased fire danger. On June 29, 2012, forest officials put new fire use restrictions and guidelines in place throughout the San Bernardino National Forest. These restrictions include:

Yosemite Rockfall Hazard and Risk Assessment Posted

Yosemite National Park and the U.S. Geological Survey published the “Quantitative Rockfall Hazard and Risk Assessment for Yosemite Valley” on June 14, 2012. This is the first time that a quantitive rockfall risk study has ever been done in Yosemite. Working with USGS scientists and academic geologists, the National Park Service has completed a comprehensive […]

Unnatural Forests – Environmentalist vs. Conservationist

There’s a reason that forests have grown they way they’ve grown for millions of years. Through man’s – or worse: environmentalist’s – misguided broad-brush meddling, our nation’s forests are becoming as unmanageable as the government bureaucracy that is charged with overseeing it. Instead of listening to conservationists and forest managers who understand forest health, federal […]