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4 years 2 months ago

Mexican drug gangs using US forests

Federal prosecutors believe a single drug organization is behind several marijuana farms that were raided by authorities in a national forest in northeast Wisconsin. Eight men were charged Wednesday after agents raided growing plots in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Investigators say they also found a house transformed into a...

4 years 6 months ago

Colorado roadless proposal expected Tuesday

State officials will announce their final plan for managing millions of acres of remote national forest land in Colorado. The plan to be released Tuesday by the Department of Natural Resources makes changes to a proposal drafted by a bipartisan panel created by the governor and Legislature in 2006. Tracts...

5 years 1 day ago

Beetle-killed trees cut in Colorado

White River National Forest officials say they've had to remove more beetle-killed trees from the east side of the forest than the west. Jan Burke, forest health coordinator for the White River, says a half-dozen campgrounds near Dillon Reservoir in the east part have been clear-cut to remove the trees...

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