The Jordan Cove LNG energy project received another federal vote of confidence on Monday, but local environmental organizations say the project is a long way from coming to fruition.
A wildfire near Bessie Butte southeast of Bend was fully contained as of Wednesday night, but was one of dozens of human-caused fires that have flared up this fire season, according to a Bend Bulletin report.
At 6,200 feet, Hogback Mountain is one of the tallest peaks in close proximity to downtown Klamath Falls. A moderate 3.5-mile hike to the summit affords sweeping views of the city, suburbs, farmland and surrounding mountain landscapes. But Foothills Christian Fellowship, which sits at the tr…
ODFW is in the third year of a review of its big game regulations, meant to improve regulations and align them with current biological objectives for wildlife and preferences among hunters.
SUSANVILLE, Calif. — Firefighters from the Bureau of Land Management and multiple cooperating agencies are fighting wildland fires sparked by lightning last night on northeast California public lands managed by the BLM. Fire engines, bulldozers and aircraft are assigned.
SUSANVILLE — Warming temperatures and winds are quickly drying out the annual grass crop. The increasing fire danger posed by dead grass and hotter, drier conditions in the region is prompting CAL FIRE to suspend all burn permits for outdoor residential burning within the State Responsibilit…
The arrival of vacation season and increasing wildfire activity with hot, dry summer weather in the West is prompting the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to ask the public to help prevent wildland fires, the majority of which are caused by people.
ALTURAS — Personal-use obsidian collection will run June 15-Sept. 15 in a normal year, but the opening date for the 2020 season has yet to be determined depending on guidance for travel and group activities, according to a Modoc National Forest news release.
ALTURAS — The Modoc National Forest is enacting campfire restrictions to protect the health and safety of employees and communities, effective immediately and until further notice. Outside of developed campgrounds and certain permitted facilities, igniting, building, maintaining or using a f…
YREKA, Calif. — Thunderstorms moved across the western side of the Klamath National Forest, bringing a significant amount of lightning with scattered precipitation on Friday, May 29, resulting in three total fires confirmed on the Klamath National Forest, according to a news release.
As fire danger increases across southwestern Oregon, visitors to national forest lands from Gold Beach to the Glide area will be required to limit potential ignition sources like campfires starting Monday June 1, 2020, according to a news release.
LAKEVIEW, Ore. — Free personal use firewood cutting on the Fremont-Winema National Forest has been extended through July 15, 2020, according to a news release.
WASHINGTON – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing updates to antiquated regulations governing administration of timber sales and protest of forest management decisions, which haven’t been revised in more than 35 years, according to a news release.
WASHINGTON — The Bureau of Land Management today announced a proposal to establish a new categorical exclusion (CX) under the National Environmental Policy Act, which would streamline the agency’s review of routine timber salvage projects and operations, according to a news release.
Fire officials in Klamath and Lake Counties will officially declare fire season beginning Monday, June 1, on lands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) Klamath-Lake District and Walker Range Fire Patrol Association. This affects all private, county, and state forestlands.
ALTURAS — Recognizing the importance of the unique recreational opportunity to collect Warner Mountain obsidian, the Modoc National Forest, Pit River Tribe and Modoc County worked together to come up with a strategy to address rampant theft and resulting resource damage while still providing…
A federal judge in San Francisco on Friday May 22 sided with local water users and the federal government, preventing more of the Klamath Project’s stored water being sent downstream immediately, rejecting a Yurok Tribe motion to increase release for salmon flows, according to a news release.