News tagged with national forest

Citizen science in New Mexico

Time traveling is one of my favorite things to do as a citizen scientist. As part of the New Mexico Site Steward Program, I walk slowly through an archeological site, the ground littered with the remains of pottery from people ...

dateAug 13, 2015 in Archaeology & Fossils
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NASA/Forest Service maps aid fire recovery

New maps of two recent California megafires that combine unique data sets from the U.S. Forest Service and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, are answering some of the urgent questions that follow a ...

dateApr 13, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Wildlife groups seek help for California owl

Loggers cutting down forests burned in wildfires could bring about the extinction of California spotted owls, wildlife advocates said Tuesday as they sought protection for the birds under the federal Endangered Species Act.

dateDec 24, 2014 in Ecology
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