LOS ANGELES (AP) — The descendants of Native American tribes on the Northern California coast are reclaiming a bit of their heritage that includes ancient redwoods that have stood since their ancestors walked the land.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (AP) — A man who was armed with a gun and a knife inside a Southern California Walmart was shot and wounded by a sheriff's deputy, authorities said Thursday.
Deputies were called Wednesday evening to the store in the Foothill Ranch section of Lake Forest on reports that people were trying to commit fraud by returning items they had not purchased, the Orange County Sheriff's Department said.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Biden administration said Tuesday it will significantly expand efforts to stave off catastrophic wildfires that have torched areas of the U.S. West by more aggressively thinning forests around “hot spots” where nature and neighborhoods collide.
YORK COUNTY, Maine (AP) — A Southern pine beetle has found its way to Maine, potentially endangering the ecosystem of the state's forests, scientists say.
The beetle was discovered in Waterboro last fall, a long way from its home in the South of the U.S.
WORCESTER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Land Trust and the state of Vermont have finalized a deal to protect 6,500 acres of land in Worcester and Elmore.
The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation has purchased conservation easements for two large parcels of forestland in what’s known as Worcester Woods.
SHAMONG, N.J. (AP) — Advocates for New Jersey's ecologically sensitive Pinelands region say the state is not doing nearly enough to protect the fragile woodlands from damage caused by motorcycles and off-road vehicles.
FOREST ACRES, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina city has named a new police chief.
The City of Forest Acres said its City Council unanimously decided Thursday on Capt. Don Robinson to take over as chief.