- Hanford 300 Area cleanup plan released Updated: Dec-11-13 6:34 pm
- Agency says Colorado plans for grouse fall short Updated: Dec-11-13 9:59 am
- Strategic plan made to grow agriculture, forestry Updated: Dec-11-13 4:06 am
- NY agency to decide on new Adirondack land access Updated: Dec-11-13 3:06 am
- Oregon board OKs controversial forestland sale Updated: Dec-10-13 7:50 pm
- Easement to protect historic property in Albemarle Updated: Dec-10-13 9:44 am
- Federal report shows many Oregon beaches eroding Updated: Dec-09-13 7:28 pm
- Northeast Nevada eyed for more oil exploration Updated: Dec-08-13 8:32 pm
- Objections filed against Idaho, Mont. forest plans Updated: Dec-08-13 4:40 pm
- LSU to lead study of Gulf monitoring system Updated: Dec-08-13 10:43 am
- Forestry forum set in West Monroe Updated: Dec-08-13 4:37 am
- Officials say cold weather won't stop pine beetles Updated: Dec-07-13 5:53 pm
- Open access to Valles Caldera preserve stalls Updated: Dec-07-13 2:19 pm
- Tulane plans riverfront research facility Updated: Dec-07-13 12:07 pm
- Improvements made to Bolton backcountry ski trails Updated: Dec-07-13 10:59 am
- Gulf gets more restoration projects from BP fund Updated: Dec-06-13 6:55 pm
- Newspaper: Feds stymied probe into fire deaths Updated: Dec-06-13 6:32 pm
- Price goes up for Forest Service land in Jackson Updated: Dec-06-13 1:34 pm
- Group buys 523 acres along Blue Ridge Parkway Updated: Dec-06-13 7:50 am
- Judge denies appeal in river arrest case Updated: Dec-05-13 1:13 pm
- Researchers study Wyoming pronghorn Updated: Dec-05-13 6:28 am
- Ariz. links state agency to firefighter deaths Updated: Dec-05-13 5:43 am
- Grants issued to Okla. rural fire departments Updated: Dec-05-13 3:19 am
- Arizona probe places blame in firefighter deaths Updated: Dec-04-13 9:10 pm
- Lawmakers get divided testimony on lands transfer Updated: Dec-04-13 7:39 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - The U.S. Department of Energy on Wednesday issued its final cleanup plan for the 300 Area of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, which for decades made plutonium for nuclear weapons and is the nation's most polluted nuclear site.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado - The agency that will decide whether the greater sage-grouse receives protection under the Endangered Species Act says a Bureau of Land Management proposal for protecting them in northwest Colorado falls short.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Tennessee's top agricultural leaders have developed a strategic plan to grow agriculture and forestry over the next decade.
RAY BROOK, New York - The Adirondack Park Agency has expanded its monthly meeting to three days rather than the usual two this month, to make time for discussion of land-use plans for new Forest Preserve tracts in the central Adirondacks.
SALEM, Oregon - Top state officials on Tuesday agreed to move forward with the sale of scattered tracts of the Elliott State Forest, despite objections from conservation groups that they include nesting trees for a protected bird.
CHARLOTTSVILLE, Virginia - The Piedmont Environmental Council says more than 500 acres of a historic property in Albemarle County will be protected from development.
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Many of Oregon's beaches are eroding faster than in recent decades due to a combination of less sand coming out of rivers, rising sea levels and bigger waves, according to a government report released Monday.
ELKO, Nevada - Noble Energy officials say it may be as far as a decade away, but they're confident they'll be drilling for oil in northeast Nevada.
MISSOULA, Montana - Hundreds of pages of objections by 60 individuals or organizations have been filed against a U.S. Forest Service draft management plan concerning two national forests with borders stretching into northern Idaho and northwestern Montana.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A team of researchers from the Center for Natural Resource Economics and Policy at the LSU AgCenter has received a three-year award of more than $750,000 to study the effectiveness of the environmental monitoring system in the Gulf of Mexico.
WEST MONROE, Louisiana - A forestry forum in conjunction with an agriculture expo is planned Jan. 17 from 8 a.m.-noon at the West Monroe Convention Center.
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The bitter cold snap across South Dakota has cancelled events and increased calls for furnace repairs, but hopes that it might chase away the state's most unwelcome visitors are futile at best.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Valles Caldera National Preserve won't yet invite further exploration by hikers after a plan to throw open access was tabled.
NEW ORLEANS - Mardi Gras floats eventually will be replaced with coastal science research as plans for a new Tulane University riverfront campus in New Orleans move forward.
BOLTON, Vermont - Cross-country and backcountry skiers may notice trail improvements this winter at a backcountry ski trail system in Bolton, Vermont, that is now state land.
NEW ORLEANS - Restoring the oil-stained Gulf of Mexico coastline is critical to the Obama administration's fight against climate change, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Friday.
PHOENIX - State workplace safety officials probing the deaths of 19 firefighters in an Arizona wildfire were denied access to key witnesses as they worked to determine the tragedy's cause, according to a letter from a federal agency.
JACKSON, Wyoming - The U.S. Forest Service has increased the price of some land the agency is trying to sell in downtown Jackson.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A Raleigh-based conservation group has bought more than 500 acres along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A federal judge has dismissed the appeal of an Alaska man convicted of three misdemeanor charges stemming from a 2010 run-in with park rangers in the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve.
GREEN RIVER, Wyoming - State and federal wildlife researchers are undertaking a study of pronghorn antelope in south-central Wyoming.
PHOENIX - An Arizona commission linked the state's Forestry Division to the deaths last summer of 19 wild land firefighters, issuing the ruling after its investigative agency reported on its probe and recommended financial penalties.
TULSA, Oklahoma - Oklahoma Forestry Services has announced that a total of $200,000 in grants have been awarded to rural fire departments across the state.
PHOENIX - An Arizona commission that oversees workplace safety blamed the state's Forestry Division on Wednesday for the June deaths of 19 firefighters, saying state fire officials knowingly put protection of property ahead of safety and should have pulled crews out earlier.
BOISE, Idaho - A proposal by Idaho lawmakers to assume control of millions of acres of federal land statewide earned mixed reviews Wednesday, with supporters calling it an essential step to revitalizing rural economies and critics panning it as a financial boondoggle.