The U.S. Forest Service will conduct its annual training for military MAFFS C-130 air tankers the week of May 6 over southern Wyoming and northern Colorado.
Amid talk of budgets and the sequester, the U.S. Forest Service Chief was questioned Tuesday about the agency’s 2014 budget on Capitol Hill.
At the height of the now contained Galena Fire, officials noted most air resources for fighting the fire were unavailable or out of service.
Senator Mark Udall met with more than a dozen stakeholders in Northern Colorado Tuesday to discuss recovery efforts since the High Park Fire and a path forward into the 2013 wildfire season.
An annual aerial survey of forest health in Colorado shows the mountain pine beetle epidemic is slowing dramatically, at the same time the spruce beetle outbreak is expanding.