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The US Farm Bill Looks To Fight Wildfire

The House Agriculture Committee announced a tentative deal Nov. 29 on the massive federal farm bill. Final negotiations over the legislation have focused not on farms but on forests.

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88 Dead, 158 Still Unaccounted For After Camp Fire Contained

Searchers found no new remains on Tuesday. Officials had increased the toll Monday when a forensic lab determined that previous remains thought to be from two individuals were actually from three.

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Meet The Elite Firefighting Crew Made Up Of Military Veterans

On the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's only hotshot crew focused on recruiting veterans, members have traded assault rifles and other weapons of war for chain saws and shovels.

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Study: NW Forests Will Weather Climate Change Better Than Others In The West

A new paper predicts substantial vulnerability to drought and wildfire over the next three decades.

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Study: Replanting Trees After Wildfires May Not Be Necessary

 New research finds forest replanting doesn’t necessarily guarantee better tree survival.

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A Couple’s Labor Of Love Keeps Wilderness Trails Open For Others

After wildland fires destroyed the trails of a little-known wilderness, people said they'd never be rebuilt. One young couple refused to accept that answer.

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Klondike Fire Roars To Life, Threatens Homes In Southern Oregon Again

The 167,000-acre fire, burning in rugged terrain between Grants Pass and Gold Beach, was dormant for weeks. But it came alive due to warm temperatures and 30 MPH winds, fire officials said.

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Feds Propose Listing Rare Humboldt Marten As A Threatened Species

Only a few hundred Humboldt martens are left, living in small coastal pockets of forest in Northern California and Southern Oregon.

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Why Many Northwest Animals And Plants Need Wildfire

Not all wildfire is a force of destruction. Many of our favorite Northwest plants and animals have evolved to depend on it.

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Oregon Bans Tree-Killing Herbicide Amid Sweeping Investigation

An herbicide that killed 1,500 iconic pines in Central Oregon is off limits for roadside spraying, as the state investigates how many more trees in the Northwest may have been poisoned.


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