President Obama's budget request for the Forest Service includes full funding for a popular collaborative restoration program and seeks increased funding for land acquisitions and private land easements.
The agency's $4.9 billion request is about the same as current funding levels.
The Washington County, Ore., water utility had a problem. Water being returned to the river from its two treatment plants on the Tualatin River was violating federal temperature standards, potentially harming salmon.
Clean Water Services faced a choice on how it could avoid big fines:...
As the western U.S. comes off a tough wildfire season, more collaboration is needed to guard against catastrophic fires and to restore charred forests and rangeland, a senior federal official said at a Western Governors’ Association meeting Saturday.
Yosemite Valley would have more camp sites and parking spaces — and the number of daily visitors would not be reduced — under a National Park Service plan intended to ease congestion in one of the country's most scenic spots.
The proposal is the agency's third attempt to produce a legally...
Although he proposed to his wife on a mountaintop and claims to have hiked more wilderness than any other elected official, Montana's Rep.-elect Steve Daines (R) remains a riddle on some of the Treasure State's most vexing natural resource issues.
The Interior Department today proposed Endangered Species Act protection for the lesser prairie chicken, a grayish-brown grouse whose native grasslands and prairie habitat in Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas has declined by about 84 percent.
Initial approval was given Thursday to a list of options that may be used to try to drive down the prevalence of brucellosis in elk, but only after Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission members heard kudos and concerns about the process and the product put out by the volunteer Elk-Brucellosis...