Fire has always been a part of the landscape. The mistake we made was trying to stop it—something Florida never did.
Lawmakers didn't listen to the president’s call for less spending on land management and the environment—and put their foot down when it came to interior secretary Ryan Zinke’s reorganization plan, too
As the Thomas Fire scorched hundreds of thousands of acres and forced communities to evacuate, Stuart Palley and other fire photographers rushed to the front lines
On a good day, driving down I-405 here in Los Angeles is considered the commute from hell. Yesterday, things got a little more literal.
Over the past week, a series of fires destroyed tens of thousands of acres in and around Sonoma County, burning homes, cars, and wineries in their wake. We sent a photographer to document the aftermath.
Heybrook Lookout Tower has stood sentinel over the Snoqualmie National Forest since 1925. It represents a longstanding tradition of fire lookouts but is currently under threat.
Our writer sent us a dispatch from the frontlines of the blaze, where the air is thick with smoke and the wildlife is taking shelter
For over 112 years The U.S. Forest Service has been the caretaker of America's public land.
Beginning in 2014, in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service, I immersed myself with Wildland Fire Incident Command Teams throughout the country. I slept in tents, on the grass, and in trucks with the many different units responsible for fire abatement, from the glamorous hotshots to the unsung radio dispatchers. Fires are remembered by the scope and scale of their destruction. My goal was to show the army that stopped them.
Outdoor tradition or dangerous, polluting, wasteful relic of the past?
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