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Technology of harvesting timber

Technological advances in harvesting timber can not only make operations safer and more efficient, but address environmental concerns and help foresters plan for the future.

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Logging by train

State forest service partners with railroad for fuel thinning project near Rockwood CO “…The plot south of Rockwood is classified as a “high-value high-priority area,” ...
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Philmont Scout Ranch Press Release Restorative Thinning Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5/31/23 PHILMONT SCOUT RANCH ANNOUNCES $1.3 MILLION RESTORATIVE THINNING PROJECT  In a unique collaboration of public, private, and state agencies Philmont Scout ...
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Renovation to turn Fishers Canyon Open Space into newest outdoor recreation space begins

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) — The City of Colorado Springs recently acquired Fishers Canyon Open Space. Now, the city is working to turn the 343-acre open ...
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Wildfire mitigation puts in motion Fishers Canyon Open Space development

COLORADO SPRINGS — A major wildfire mitigation project is underway at the future Fishers Canyon Open Space above Broadmoor Bluffs. “Conservation of the natural and ...
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Bald Mountain Stewardship Project Preserves Ski Resort Against Insects, Wildfire

Eye on Sun Valley Daily Local News – STORY AND PHOTOS BY KAREN BOSSICK Kurt Nelson surveyed a clearing that had just been carved out ...
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The Bald Mountain Stewardship Project – National Forest Foundation

The purpose of the Bald Mountain Stewardship Project is to reduce fuels and associated fire risk, improve forest health, and preserve the recreational experience on ...
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Taking Care Of Baldy

By Sabina Dana Plasse Photos courtesy Sun Valley Company As most Wood River Valley residents and those who frequent the area know, wildfire and beetle ...
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Wyden, Merkley: U.S. Forest Service Contracts With Eight Oregon Businesses to Provide Wildland Firefighter Crews

Federal contracts slated for companies in Merlin, Redmond, Salem, Ashland, Philomath, Merrill, Sutherlin and Independence Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today ...
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High tech mitigation protecting Colorado Springs water

By: Bill Folsom Posted at 12:00 PM, Oct 09, 2021 and last updated 12:00 PM, Oct 09, 2021   COLORADO SPRINGS — There is new fire mitigation technology ...
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New technology improves forest health, decreases wildfire risk on Pikes Peak’s north slope

TELLER COUNTY, Colo. (KRDO) — Removing dead or dying trees from steep mountain slopes can be a time-consuming and dangerous job, but new technology is ...
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Making a difference at Monarch Pass:

Project salvages beetle-kill trees on steep slopes to reduce wildfire risk, protect water resources While the Upper Arkansas Valley has received plenty of rain this ...
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Stepping Up To Fire

STEPPING UP TO FIRE By Jan Jackson When Lee Miller, president and CEO of Miller Timber Services in Philomath, Oregon, sees a need that isn’t being ...
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