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Former Georgia Governor Trump’s Pick for Ag Secretary

Sonny Perdue, a former Georgia governor who famously led a prayer vigil for rain outside the state Capitol during a drought, is president-elect Donald Trump’s … [read more]

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Throwing Money at Fires

On September 17, 2016, six fires sparked along a remote road on the Modoc National Forest in California—the presumed work of an arsonist. As is … [read more]

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Cleaning Up Shooting Ranges: Who Should Pay?

January 6, 2017 — A project to remove lead from an abandoned shooting range on Arizona’s Prescott National Forest should be completed by the end … [read more]

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Obama Designates New Monuments

December 29, 2016 — In a rebuke to the Bundy family and its supporters, President Obama yesterday designated 300,000 acres in southern Nevada as a … [read more]

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Forest Plan Revision Starts with Science

December 21, 2016 — The long, slow process of revising the landmark Northwest Forest Plan took a step forward this month with the release of … [read more]