United States Forest Service
The Federal Government Won't Pay Back California's Firefighting Costs. What Happens When the Next Fire Hits?
California says it's owed $9.3 million for fighting fires on federal lands. The Forest Service says the state is overbilling.
Did the Government Shutdown Make Fire Season More Dangerous for California?
The five-week partial government shutdown fell during a critical window for fire-prone states to lessen the impact of the coming fire season through prescribed burns.
Trump May Be Pushing to Clear-Cut California's Forests to Manage Fires. Here's Why That's Dangerous.
Studies show that removing trees actually make fires more intense, wreaking further havoc on both human and wildlife habitat.
A Giant Quaking Aspen Forest Is Trembling Under Our Watch
A cloned aspen grove that's thrived for millennia is feeling the pressure of just 50 years of human activity.
Western States Prepare for an 'Explosive' Wildfire Season
While there’s no crystal ball for forecasting wildfire, experts have come to expect fiercer and more frequent blazes year after year.