forest service

jobs

National Park Employees Break the Silence About Trump’s Hiring Freeze

We spoke to National Park Service and Forest Service employees about the damage—sometimes irreparable—that President Trump’s hiring freeze has caused to their lives.
Sarah Emerson
1.31.17
water

How More Rain and Booming Forests May Mean Wildfires and Dry Aquifers

A new US Forest Service study explains.
Michael Byrne
4.21.16
Censorship

The US Forest Service Is Trying To Bury a Crucial Journal Article

"The Pacific Southwest Research Station says its role is to conduct and publish research, not to evaluate land management policy."
Michael Byrne
9.19.15
The Road to Nowhere Issue

The Oath Keepers Are Ready for War with the Federal Government

The heavily armed citizen militia joined Oregon gold miners in a land dispute with the federal government that could end in a bloodbath.
James Pogue
9.14.15
earth

Drones Are Grounding Wildfire Fighting Aircraft in California

Airborne fire-fighting is sketchy enough.
Michael Byrne
7.19.15
DRONES

No One Wants You to Fish with Drones

Amazon might want drones to deliver that self-help book directly to your door, but outdoorsmen across the country are opting out of the technology when it comes to hunting and fishing.
Munchies Staff
3.2.15
environment

Colorado's Great Divide: Oil and the Environment

Colorado's Thompson Divide — one of the largest remaining roadless areas in the West — is caught in a bureaucratic stranglehold that pits industry against community and government agency against government agency.
Ari Ratner
10.28.14
Motherboard Blog

New York City's Trees Saved Eight People From Dying Last Year

Not to mention generally cleaning the air and making us happier.
Mat McDermott
6.22.13