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Cooler weather helps crews battling California wildfire

...vegetation and four years of drought to dry it all out," said Lynne Tolmachoff, a spokeswoman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. "It was ready to go."The fire was burning in the Lower Lake area, about 100 miles north of San Francisco...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-04/cooler-weather-helps-crews-battling-c
Not For Web
Enough firefighters, say Forestry managers

...been stretched thin this summer, but the Alaska Division of Forestry and the Bureau of Land Management's Alaska Fire Service each...four-wheelers and boats - can list the equipment at www.forestry.alaska.gov/wildland.htm. Owners will be contacted...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/enough-firefighters-say-forestry-manage
State
Board of Forestry to meet March 23-24

The Board of Forestry will meet in Juneau and by teleconference...March 23 and 24 to discuss statewide forestry issues and participate in a forest fisheries...attend. The board will discuss statewide forestry issues from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-06/board-forestry-meet-march-23-24
Outdoors
State forestry to be managed from Fairbanks

...state's timber program, the state's two forestry regions - Coastal and Northern - will...positions would remain.State Division of Forestry area offices would be consolidated through...Resources eliminated Southeast's state forestry positions and timber program completely...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-12/fairbanks-would-control-state-forestry
State
State charges two with starting wildfire

...charged Monday in Palmer District Court, according to an email from the Alaska Department of Natural Resources. The Division of Forestry and State Fire Marshal's Office investigated the case that led to Monday's charges.According to that investigation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-14/state-charges-two-starting-wildfire
State
Forestry firefighters put out Funny River hot spot holdover

...firefighters doused it with 50 gallons of water over the weekend.Forestry Fire Management Officer Howie Kent said mushroom hunters reported...said.People are asked to report hotspots to police or the Soldotna forestry office.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-19/forestry-firefighters-put-out-funny-riv
State
Card Street Fire spreads in Sterling

...continue to support Alaska Division of Forestry with suppression efforts on the Card...information officer for the Alaska Division of Forestry, said a total of six structures have...Emergency Management Dan Nelson.Division of Forestry Public Information Officer Andy Alexandrou...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-16/card-street-fire-spreads-sterling
State
State calls for appeals against Vallenar Bay timber sale

...Appeals for Alaska Department of Natural Resources' Division of Forestry decision to sell timber from the Vallenar Bay unit of the Southeast...Ketchikan International Airport.According to the Division of Forestry the project will establish access to the Vallenar Bay area...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-20/state-calls-appeals-against-vallenar-ba
State
Juneau named 'Tree City USA' again

...the National Arbor Day Foundation.The Alaska Division of Forestry announced the honor Friday by email. In a statement, division...award, a community must meet four standards that include a forestry budget of at least $2 per capita.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-17/juneau-named-tree-city-usa-again
Local
Division of Forestry harvests spruce cones for future reforestation

...FAIRBANKS - While many Alaskans focus on berry picking and moose hunting at this time of year, foresters with the Division of Forestry in the Fairbanks area were busy in recent weeks gathering thousands of white spruce cones to provide seeds for future timber...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/division-forestry-harvests-spruce-co
Outdoors

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