Why homes are lost to wildfire

This Forest Service expert says it’s as much a sociopolitical problem as it is physical.

News – April 04, 2014 by Melissa Mylchreest

Each year, wildfires claim hundreds of homes throughout the West in what’s known as the wildland-urban interface. This issue roars into the national spotlight every summer as footage of engulfed subdivisions . . . → Read More: Why homes are lost to wildfire

WILLIAMS VALLEY NON MOTORIZED AREA

The Alpine Alliance and the White Mountain Conservation League (WMCL) are having a meeting with Eric Flood – Recreation Coordinator for the Alpine District of the Apache Sitgreaves National Forests regarding the Williams Valley Non-Motorized Area.

WHEN: April 10, Thursday @ 1:00 PM WHERE: Alpine Ranger Station PURPOSE: To discuss the trails and winter access . . . → Read More: WILLIAMS VALLEY NON MOTORIZED AREA

Kids speak up for wolves

Watch this to hear what kids have to say about wolves.

http://www.endangered.org/kids-to-secretary-jewell-follow-the-science/

Take Extinction Off Your Plate

New Meat Campaign — Take Extinction Off Your Plate

Meat production comes at a steep price to endangered species and the environment, whether it's through deforestation, climate change, habitat destruction, drought or the direct killing of keystone carnivores like wolves.

So this week the Center for Biological Diversity launched . . . → Read More: Take Extinction Off Your Plate

A Plan to “De-List” Wolves Runs into Science

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposal to remove the gray wolf, Canis lupus, from the list of endangered  and threatened species suffered what should have been a fatal review in January when a scientific panel convened by the USFWS itself unanimously concluded that the agency had not relied on the “best available science” in writing . . . → Read More: A Plan to “De-List” Wolves Runs into Science

Largest scientific society says climate change is real and serious

Climate Change: ‘Abrupt,’ ‘Unpredictable,’ ‘Irreversible’ and ‘Highly Damaging’ March 19, 2014 by John Light

(AP Photo/Anja Schlein)

In a rare move, the world’s largest scientific society released a report nudging the public to wake up to the scientifically sound and increasingly frightening reality of climate change.

“As scientists, it is not our role to . . . → Read More: Largest scientific society says climate change is real and serious

2014 Doggone Wild

If you’re someone whose wilderness experience is enriched by having a four footed companion at your side, we want you to enter our 2014 Doggone Wild photo contest. Submit a photo of your pooch enjoying Arizona’s great outdoors, and help us celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act!

Entering . . . → Read More: 2014 Doggone Wild

For the love of nature

Let me say that this is about more than wolves…it is about a very delicate balance in nature that developed on this planet.  Take a few minutes to enjoy.

This talk was presented at an official TED Conference. TED's editors featured it among our daily selections on the home page.

Can a grazing buyout program ease life for wolves and ranchers? A fledgling effort in New Mexico’s ‘Yellowstone of the South.’

A fledgling effort in New Mexico's 'Yellowstone of

the South.'   

NEWS

Ranchers, . . . → Read More: Can a grazing buyout program ease life for wolves and ranchers? A fledgling effort in New Mexico’s ‘Yellowstone of the South.’

Tell SRP What YOU Think

Take a quick 10-question, multiple-choice survey, and tell us what's most important to you. Your answers will help shape the discussion on restoring Arizona's forests at the Forest Health Funding Strategies Workshop on May 1.

 

We want the workshop to best reflect your . . . → Read More: Tell SRP What YOU Think