U.S. Forest Service
A police dog was injured during a marijuana grow raid near the Lassen National Forest Thursday.
California firefighters are mourning the loss of yet another firefighter killed in the line of duty.
The Forest Service says a second male firefighter who was also injured in the incident has been treated and released from a nearby hospital.
A family coming home to their burned property got at least one bit of good news: their cat somehow survived the flames.
Four firefighters battling the Lowell Fire in Nevada County are recovering after being burned Sunday.
Cal Fire says drones are becoming an increasing problem, interrupting wildfire fighting efforts in California four times in the last week.
A pickup truck that caught fire along a Central California road has sparked a wildfire, burning hundreds of acres and shutting down several campgrounds.
Eric Taylor McDavid spent nine years in federal prison on charges related to alleged plans to destroy several government buildings in Northern California forests.
A watchdog group and current and retired Forest Service employees had raised concerns that money would be better spent on the ground, instead of trying to enhance the agency’s image, while it struggles to pay to fight wildfires, maintain roads and trails, and offer timber sales.
Volunteers have helped remove more than three tons of trash from illegal marijuana growing sites on national forest land in Central California.
U.S. Forest Service officials say they tried to balance competing interests in a plan that will allow loggers to remove trees killed in a massive central California wildfire last year, but environmentalists have called it a travesty and are threatening to sue.
The U.S. Forest Service plans to soon launch a major forest-thinning project on Lake Tahoe’s north shore that’s designed to reduce the risk of severe wildfire and improve forest health.