AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's agriculture commissioner says it's "highly disappointing" the federal government won't include the state's blueberry growers in a program designed to provide payments...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska wildfire officials are reviewing their initial assessment of the cause of a weekend fire that burned at least 50 structures along the main highway between Anchorage...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on Alaska wildfires (all times local):
Alaska wildfire officials are reviewing their initial assessment of the cause of a weekend fire that...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is not burning. At least not as much as it has in recent years.
Acreage burned through Sunday is down 90% compared to the average over the past five years and...
Alaska wildfire season continues with new fires, hot weather
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's wildfire season usually ends well before mid-August but persistent hot, dry weather has contributed to the start of new fires and the spread of old...
Man sentenced for stealing fireman’s truck during Camp Fire
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — One of two men convicted of stealing a firefighter's pickup truck during the deadliest wildfire in California history has been sentenced to 41 days in jail and three years of...
Invasive emerald ash borer found in Virginia county
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia forestry officials have confirmed the spread of a highly invasive, destructive insect to another central Virginia county.
Bolsonaro fires back after Norway, Germany suspend funding
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — President Jair Bolsonaro took aim at Germany and Norway after they cut donations for Brazilian forestry projects in criticism of his policies, with the far-right leader...
Report: 2 Maui bird species have declined by more than half
HONOLULU (AP) — Wildlife agencies say two native bird populations on Maui have declined by more than half, a report said.
Fewer than 312 Maui parrotbills and 2,411 crested honeycreepers...
Virginia brewery to add hard cider production
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia craft beer brewer is getting into the hard apple cider business with the state's help.
Gov. Ralph Northam announced Friday that Apocalypse Ale Works in...
New Hampshire officials worry oak disease may reach state
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Forestry officials in New Hampshire are asking the public to keep an eye out for signs of an oak tree disease that has the potential to reach the state.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The biggest bank in the U.S. has plans to chop down scores of trees at one of its Florida offices to make room for solar panels.
State suspends burn permits in Mat-Su, Kenai Peninsula
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Division of Forestry has again suspended burning in two regions because of wildfire danger.
The division announced Thursday that suspensions of both...
Firefighters in mopping up stage amid Oregon wildfire
CANYONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Forestry says firefighters have gotten the upper hand on a wildfire that charred over 13,000 acres (5,200 hectares) and is now 65%...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — State and federal authorities are asking Mainers to keep an eye on trees this month for the Asian longhorned beetle, an invasive pest.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Half of the members of the Missouri Conservation Commission will be new the next time the panel meets.
Gov. Mike Parson announced on Friday that he had appointed...
Drone halts air firefighting operations at Utah wildfire
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say efforts to fight a wildfire by air were put on hold after a drone was spotted near the fire.
KUTV-TV reports all air operations to contain the fire...
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GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Favorable weather conditions allowed firefighters to make substantial progress in containing a blaze in southwestern Oregon.
CHINO HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Aircraft are dropping water and retardant on a wildfire that has burned at least one home in Southern California.
CANYONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — A wildfire that's visible from Interstate 5 in southern Oregon has grown to more than 14 square miles (36 square kilometers) and authorities have told some residents to be...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A remote hunting lodge that serves as a checkpoint in Alaska's famed Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has been evacuated after lightning sparked a wildfire nearby.
LAGRO, Ind. (AP) — A state commission has rejected a proposal to designate two Indiana forests as state parks in a bid to halt logging at both sites.
PARAGONAH, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a wildfire in southwestern Utah destroyed a vacation home and six outbuildings and threatened an additional 30 homes before being contained.
OSU temporarily halts old growth logging
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — The head of Oregon State University's College of Forestry has ordered a temporary stop to the cutting of older trees on the college's research forests.
Drier summers killed Oregon’s native trees
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's iconic Douglas firs are declining as the state's summers have grown hotter and drier.
The Statesman Journal reports that drought also is killing grand fir, and...
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on Arizona wildfires (all times local):
Crews aided by air tankers are battling a wildfire that is moving away from structures on the far...
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Rain has slowed some of the wildfires in Alaska's interior while others continued to grow over the weekend, a report said.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia is trying to protect its longest river by launching a new program to plant 900 acres of trees, shrubs and other vegetation along waterways.
Grazing a management tool on Lookout Mountain
SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) — Lookout Mountain is a multi-use area in Spearfish, and during favorable weather, multiple uses are visible every day, with hikers, mountain bikers, and others enjoying the...
Agencies impose fire restrictions in western Nevada
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Federal and state agencies are imposing new fire restrictions that take effect on public lands in western Nevada beginning Saturday.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia's forestry department has put up new solar panels on its headquarters as part of an effort to provide cleaner energy to state buildings.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Officials say an invasive beetle discovered a year ago in Vermont is chomping its way through trees in northern and central parts of the state.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A burn ban was ordered Tuesday over a wide swath of Alaska as firefighters battle dozens of wildfires in the arid state.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmentalists went back to court Monday in hopes of putting the brakes on plans to thin thousands of forested acres in the mountains bordering Santa Fe.
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — The first case on Maui of a deadly tree disease has been confirmed, Hawaii state officials said.
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources on Tuesday...
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — For the humans, some of the foliage growing among the trees in Loomis Park are invasive species that shouldn't be there.
KING CITY, Calif. (AP) — A downed Pacific Gas & Electric power line is blamed for sparking a wildfire in eastern Monterey County this week.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A new exhibit barn has opened at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, years after a fire damaged some buildings.
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) — Members of Maine's forest industry will have a chance to learn how to manage woodlands in the state with songbirds in mind.
LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — One person has died after a hazardous material spill in central California, and nine others were taken to a hospital for treatment.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont has awarded another round of annual grants to food and forestry businesses and groups that support them to help boost those industries.
Nevada AG recommends $25M wildfire settlement
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's attorney general is recommending approval of a $25 million settlement with homeowners and others who sought more than $300 million in damages from the state after a...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — About 500 firefighters are battling a wildfire that erupted in Northern California Saturday afternoon and spread quickly across brush-covered hills.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California that killed a firefighter and became the largest wildland fire in...
BEND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon State University forester says dry winters and long periods of drought, combined with fire suppression, are affecting the health of Central Oregon trees.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina officials are strongly encouraging residents to avoid outdoor burning amid a heightened threat of wildfires.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina officials want people to stop all outdoor burning during this hot, dry weather.
The state Forestry Commission issued a Red Flag Fire Alert on...