Oregon biofuel project will produce fuel for U.S. Navy ships and planes.
Wind-driven flames destroyed or damaged 150 structures, a saw mill and a church in Weed, Calif. At t
The governor’s order authorizes the state fire marshal to send structural firefighters and equipment to assist local departments.
State Forester Aaron Everett says this year’s scorched acreage is about six times the five-ye
Environmentalistis are seeking an injunction against salvage logging of burned trees in Southern Oregon, alleging harm to the threatened spotted owl.
Two Southwest Washington counties received compensation for restrictions imposed by the Endangered Species Act, but the compensation fund is exhausted and counties say they still need help.
The issue was raised by a 2011 study that found temperatures increasing in some salmon streams.
State wildfire costs exceeded the $20 million deductible last July, and spending is now two-thirds of the way through the $25 million Lloyd’s of London insurance policy.
The Department of Forestry is recommending the board go forward with analyzing the different logging prescriptions that would be needed to meet the cool water protection standards for small- and medium-sized streams with salmon, steelhead and bull trout,...