Tree DNA convicts a poacher for the first time in federal court

Tree DNA convicts a poacher for the first time in federal court

Credit: U.S. Forest Service Prized trees can be sold for as much as several thousand dollars. But it is nearly impossible to distinguish between a poached tree and one that was harvested legally.By Teresa CareyAugust 17, 2021 fter fires ripped through Washington...
Dixie Fire torches homes, intensifies as blazes batter U.S. West

Dixie Fire torches homes, intensifies as blazes batter U.S. West

Flames from the Dixie Fire consume a home in the Indian Falls community of Plumas County, Calif., Saturday, July 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) by: Associated PressPosted: Jul 25, 2021 / 06:21 AM PDT / Updated: Jul 25, 2021 / 06:21 AM PDT Flames racing through...
Wildfire Outlook: June 2021-September 2021

Wildfire Outlook: June 2021-September 2021

Below are summaries from the National Significant Wildland Fire Potential Outlook, provided by the National Interagency Fire Center, for the period of June 2021 through September 2021. The full outlook can be located here. Year-to-Date Statistics:...