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Wildfires

Wildfires in West explode in size amid hot, windy conditions – Associated Press

Photo: Three smoke plumes from the McKinney Fire are seen early Saturday, July 30, 2022 Wildfires in California and Montana exploded in size overnight amid windy, hot conditions and were quickly encroaching on neighborhoods, forcing evacuation orders for over 100 homes Saturday, while an Idaho blaze was spreading. In California’s Klamath National Forest, the fast-moving

Employment

Forest Service Employment Workshop and Career Expo

We are excited to announce that the Prescott National Forest Employment Workshop & Career Expo is scheduled for November 6, 2021. The Employment Workshop and Career Expo is an opportunity for job seekers to meet with representatives from a variety of programs to learn about opportunities here on the Prescott National Forest as well as

Wildfires

California fire threatens homes as blazes burn across West

Thousands of Northern California homes were threatened Sunday by the nation’s largest wildfire and officials warned the danger of new blazes erupting across the West was high because of unstable weather. Thunderstorms that moved in starting Friday didn’t produce much rain but whipped up winds and generated lightning strikes across the northern Sierra where crews

Local

Ladders Area Along the Verde River Closed to Protect Nesting Bald Eagles

The Forest Service is closing the Ladder’s bald eagle breeding area along the Verde River to the public on December 1, 2020.  The closure is expected to last through June 30, 2021 when the bald eagle nesting season ends, and fledglings are independent.  Should nest failure occur and re-nesting not be attempted, the closure will

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