A team of University of Maine researchers has been awarded $1.17 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop and test land management practices to protect Maine forest workers from exposure to tick-borne diseases. The three-year project, “Developing adaptive forest management practices to mitigate impacts of climate change on
The ministry says lightning is to blame for most of the fires in the northwest region. As the summer season continues in northwestern Ontario, officials from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry are blaming lightning for the dozens of new fires reported in this region. “High temperatures and
As the West’s fire seasons grow more intense, a team of Oregon State University researchers is looking for ways to keep blazes from spreading. They’re targeting the formation of embers, which can thwart fire lines by riding the wind for miles to start new fires. According to a report in
DENVER (AP) — The Trump administration has proposed ending automatic protections for threatened animal and plant species and limiting habitat safeguards that are meant to shield recovering species from harm. Administration officials said the new rules would advance conservation by simplifying and improving how the landmark Endangered Species Act is used.
ASSOCIATED PRESS –Total housing starts fell 12.3 percent in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department. The June reading of 1.17 million is the number of housing units
As the summer is turning up the heat, so are the activities at NHLA. Block 1 of the Inspector Training School’s Online Program begins August 6. The 187th Class of the Inspector Training School begins August 29. If you have been thinking of sending an employee for training, then now
The patchwork of green forests in and around Jasper National Park is increasingly interrupted with splashes of red. According to a report by CBC News, It’s a sign of destruction caused by the mountain pine beetle and it’s more apparent than ever before in Alberta’s westernmost forests — altering the landscape that