Forest Service

Idiot-gram…Don’t Take Selfies With BEARS!
Don't us electric hair dryers in showers...don't smoke while fueling up your car...don't stare at the sun with no eye protection.  It seems stupid that you actually have to warn people about stuff like that.  Another one...don't take "selfies" with bea…
Jarbidge Road Dispute in Court this Week
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Environmentalists waging a longtime legal battle aimed at shutting down a national forest road that runs through the habitat of threatened fish in northeast Nevada say the laws of nature eventually will hand them a victory in the form of another flood that washes out the road…
Smoke will Fill the Sky in Parts of Idaho
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — If you thought the summer's smoky skies were a thing of the past, think again: Federal land managers say it's the season for fall burning activities. Starting next week, Bureau of Land Management officials on the Boise District plan to begin pile burning operation…
Thompson Creek Fire Contained, Forest Says Watch Campfires
(KLIX)-The Thompson Creek Fire burning near Magic Mountain Ski area was determined 60% contained during the weekend. So far the fire has burned 150 acres. Cooler weather and precipitation helped fire fighters stop the fire from growing. Fire crews were able to hold the blaze within containment lines…
Court Upholds ‘Roadless’ Areas
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal challenging a federal rule that barsdevelopment on 50 million acres of roadless areas in national forests. The justices said Monday they will leave in place a federal appeals court decision that upheld the so-called roadless rule th…