- California Wildfires Force New Evacuations ABC News TONIGHT visits the Missoula Fire Sciences Lab to discuss extreme wildfire activity over the summer.
- Basketmakers' tradition of storing black ash logs in water effective in killing emerald ash borer Using a combination of traditional ecological knowledge and science, a USDA Forest Service research team has demonstrated that the traditional method of storing black ash logs can save one of the emerald ash borer's potential causalities - the traditional art of ash basketmaking.
- Scientists Fly Drones to Map Sagebrush for Wildfire Strategy Scientists have deployed drones over western Idaho to map a little-known landscape as part of an effort to reduce wildfire risks and protect sage grouse and other wildlife across the West.
- Native fungus vs. non-native invasive tree Research beginning this week on the Wayne National Forest will explore whether a native fungus can help land managers rein in an aggressive, non-native invasive tree that has been steadily encroaching on Ohio forests, particularly in the southern half of the state.
- Burned-out forests helping some birds thrive The Naches Ranger District believes that the story of woodpeckers nesting in blackened trees can help to convince people that forest fires can be beneficial as well as destructive and build support for using controlled burns as a restoration tool in unhealthy tinderbox forests.