- Obama to preserve California federal lands Updated: Mar-08-14 9:41 pm
- State sues over North Pole refinery contamination Updated: Mar-08-14 5:28 pm
- Outdoor classroom 'a real joy' Updated: Mar-08-14 3:35 pm
- Waves from winter storm erodes some NC beaches Updated: Mar-08-14 12:14 pm
- Timber industry lawsuit demands more BLM logging Updated: Mar-07-14 7:40 pm
- Colombian paramilitaries set for release Updated: Mar-07-14 12:14 pm
- Oklahoma Forestry Services plans youth spring camp Updated: Mar-07-14 3:32 am
- APNewsBreak: Nearly 150 illegal oil waste dumps Updated: Mar-06-14 4:21 pm
- Va. ag, forestry exports hit record $2.85b in 2013 Updated: Mar-06-14 12:37 pm
- Indonesian Muslim clerics back wildlife protection Updated: Mar-06-14 9:14 am
- Va upgrades forestry firefighting equipment Updated: Mar-06-14 3:06 am
- SC officials: $360M in trees damaged in storms Updated: Mar-05-14 2:09 pm
- Federal money sought for Leeville restoration work Updated: Mar-05-14 11:04 am
- Obama wildfire proposal could help timber industry Updated: Mar-05-14 10:56 am
- Oklahoma Forestry Services offering seedling sales Updated: Mar-05-14 3:26 am
- West Des Moines seeks forester for tree removal Updated: Mar-03-14 6:56 am
- Douthat State Park plans controlled burn in spring Updated: Mar-03-14 2:07 am
- Forest Service retirees oppose Idaho land swap Updated: Mar-02-14 4:52 pm
- Coastal Georgia tree 'ecologically extinct' Updated: Mar-02-14 12:13 pm
- Va. ag, forestry exports girdling the globe Updated: Mar-02-14 11:58 am
- Forestry forum planned in Hammond Updated: Mar-02-14 10:19 am
- Decommissioning of Forest Service sites mulled Updated: Mar-01-14 9:32 pm
- Damage in tens of millions from SC winter storm Updated: Feb-28-14 3:31 pm
- $150k to farmers to help improve watersheds Updated: Feb-28-14 1:40 pm
- Battle shaping up over 'Big Oil' lawsuit bill Updated: Feb-27-14 5:53 pm
KEY LARGO, Florida - President Barack Obama will expand the California Coastal National Monument to include the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands, a White House official said Saturday.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The state of Alaska has sued current and former owners of a North Pole refinery, claiming both caused or failed to stop a chemical spill that has damaged soil and groundwater.
MUNFORDVILLE, Kentucky - Western Kentucky University owns a little-known plot of land where biologists, schoolchildren and people wounded during war can marvel in the beauty of rural Kentucky and heal from trauma, while researchers also contribute to the scientific community.
NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH, North Carolina - Officials along the North Carolina coast say the latest winter storm has created more erosion reports along the state's beaches.
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Another timber industry lawsuit is demanding that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management increase logging on the so-called O&C lands of Western Oregon.
BOGOTA, Colombia - One veteran of Colombia's disbanded far-right militias admitted to ordering or taking part in at least 3,000 killings, mostly targeting leftists , and incinerating many of the corpses to destroy evidence.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Forestry Services is offering a chance for teens to learn more about the forest while exploring Oklahoma's natural resources in Beavers Bend State Park.
BISMARCK, North Dakota - People have been caught nearly 150 times in the past year attempting to illegally dump loads of oil field waste - much of it radioactive - at two of the biggest landfills in western North Dakota, records obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press show. None of the incidents resulted in fines or other sanctions from the state, and the most regulators required was that offenders promise to properly dispose of the waste, officials said.
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia farm and forestry exports reached a record $2.85 billion last year, with soybeans leading the way and China the prime destination.
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia's highest Islamic body has issued a religious edict declaring that the hunting and trading of endangered species are immoral, an official said Thursday.
RICHMOND, Virginia - The Virginia Department of Forestry is improving its ability to respond to wildfires thanks to upgrades to its firefighting equipment.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - State forestry officials say last month's winter storm damaged $360 million worth of trees in South Carolina.
LEEVILLE, Louisiana - A coastal restoration project aimed at an area of south Lafourche outside the levees is seeking federal support.
APPLETON, Wisconsin - President Barack Obama has proposed using disaster funds to help fight wildfires to avoid draining forestry budgets, a move that could help boost Wisconsin's timber industry.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Forestry Services is sponsoring seedling sales in more than 20 communities across the state this month.
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa - West Des Moines wants to hire a full-time urban forester to oversee removal of about 1,200 ash trees from city property, anticipating the spread of an insect pest that is killing ash trees by the millions.
MILLBORO, Virginia - A controlled burn is planned in the spring at Douthat State Park to reduce the danger of a wildfire and to improve habitat.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A group of about two dozen retired U.S. Forest Service employees has sent a letter to the U.S. Senate and Natural Resources Committee decrying a proposed northern Idaho land exchange.
SAVANNAH, Georgia - Not long ago, healthy redbay trees were easy to find in coastal Georgia. Related to the avocado, these evergreens grew 45 feet tall, with black berries that fed songbirds and aromatic leaves that lent their flavor to traditional gumbo.
RICHMOND, Virginia - Farmer Kevin Engel grows soybeans, wheat, barley and corn across 17 counties in Virginia, but he's really a global businessman.
HAMMOND, Louisiana - The annual Florida Parishes forestry forum is scheduled for March 14 at Southeastern Louisiana University.
VERNAL, Utah - The Ashley National Forest will hold four public meetings on a proposal to decommission a dozen recreation sites on its Vernal and Flaming Gorge ranger districts.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The damage tally from the February winter storm that left South Carolina coated in ice and buried in snow is more than $100 million so far, and the state is expected to qualify as a federal disaster area.
LOGANSPORT, Indiana - Call it the trickle-down effect.
NEW ORLEANS - Supporters of a south Louisiana flood control board's lawsuit against scores of oil and gas companies over erosion of coastal wetlands announced plans Thursday to fight legislation they say could undermine not only the lawsuit but the political independence of the board.