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After a Mild Fire Year, CA Crews Look Ahead to 2024

After a Mild Fire Year, CA Crews Look Ahead to 2024

Hayley Smith - Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- On a cool, cloudy morning one day last week, Albert Rivas approached a pile of dry wood in the Angeles National Forest and set it on fire. The pile roared to life, and within minutes, it was spewing flames at least 10...

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NM Got $7M from Interior Department to Prevent Wildfires

NM Got $7M from Interior Department to Prevent Wildfires

Scott Wyland - The Santa Fe New Mexican Nov. 30—The Interior Department estimates it spent more than $7 million in the 2023 fiscal year to support prescribed burns and thinning on almost 64,000 acres in New Mexico. The funding to improve what the agency calls wildfire...

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Smokey Bear Could Grace Next Custom WA License Plate

Smokey Bear Could Grace Next Custom WA License Plate

Nov. 20—TACOMA — Washingtonians will be able to show their appreciation for forests — and the people who protect them — if a new custom license plate is approved, according to an announcement from state Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz. The plate, depicting...

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