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Month: May 2013

May 17, 2013

U.S. Forest Service News Release: Reducing Fuels Reduces Wildfire Intensity

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2013 –U.S. Forest Service researchers recently found that about 90 percent of fuel reduction treatments on national forests were effective in reducing the intensity of wildfire while also allowing for better wildfire control. The report, “Wildfire, Wildlands, and People: Understanding and Preparing for Wildfire in the Wildland-Urban Interface,” synthesizes the latest research and… 

May 13, 2013

Wildlife School for Landowners to be Held in Enterprise, AL on August 22-23, 2013

The annual Wildlife School for Landowners, a land management training seminar, will be held in Coffee County at the Heritage United Methodist Church, 2911 Rucker Blvd., Enterprise, Alabama, on August 22-23, 2013. The targeted audience for this training includes landowners and land managers interested in improving wildlife habitat and population management. Topics include feral hog control,… 

May 7, 2013

Regional Action Plans for Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Released

Date:  April 23, 2013 Regional Action Plans: Northeast, Southeast, West A milestone in true collaboration for wildland fire management – one in which the whole is greater than the mere sum of individual parts – was achieved with the recent release of Regional Action Plans for wildland fire management. Regional Action Plans, recently accepted by the Wildland Fire… 

May 3, 2013

See Endangered Species Success in Person on May 17, 2013

Red-Cockaded Woodpecker Recovery Hailed on Endangered Species Act’s 40th Anniversary  SOUTHERN PINES – As the country celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act, Sandhills residents have the chance to see how well the act has worked in person. The North Carolina Sandhills Conservation Partnership invites people to visit Weymouth Woods – Sandhills Nature…