“While I respect that the [U.S. Fish and Wildlfe] Service supports land management activities that contribute to healthy forests, history has not been kind to the federal government and its forest management policies,” the lawmaker wrote.
Environmentalists have attempted to use the Southern Sierra Nevada Fisher, a weasel-like creature, to block wildfire prevention efforts in court. Now, Federal officials are going one step further.
The agreement was reached after the regulators found fault with the maintenance and condition of a high-voltage PG&E transmission tower supporting a long inactive power plant.
As containment of the KNP Complex fires continues to grow, one of the two neighboring national parks will reopen.
A bill authored by State Sen. Andreas Borgeas (R–Fresno) that offers key tax relief for California wildfire victims has become law.
The pair of firefighting theaters in the Sequoias have driven up air quality warnings along the San Joaquin Valley floor and dry conditions in the foothills prompted fresh evacuation orders.
Cooler temperatures are aiding firefighters to combat two major fire complexes within the Sequoia region of the southern Sierra Nevadas.
The two major blazes encroaching Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks and Sequoia National Forest now sit at a combined 132,359 acres consumed, the U.S. Forest Service announced on Monday.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom swung through Three Rivers on Thursday to sign a $15 billion budget bill focused on the climate as two massive wildfires burned nearby.
Two sets of fires in the southern Sierra Nevadas near Sequoia National Park and Forest continue to burn as firefighters attempt to divert them away from damaging ancient Giant Sequoia trees and the Giant Forest.