Smokey Bear Turns 75 And Is Still Working To Prevent Forest FiresThere may 75 candles on his birthday cake but you can be sure Smokey Bear will put them out safely, and they won't start any forest fires.
US Forest Service Firefighter Dies In Texas Helicopter CrashA U.S. Forest Service firefighter was killed in a helicopter crash at Sam Houston National Forest near Houston Wednesday while helping with a controlled burn.
High Fire Danger For Texas, Oklahoma PanhandlesForestry officials say conditions in the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles are ideal for sparking wildfires.
Oklahoma Wildfires Kill 2; Threat Nears Historic LevelWildfires that have killed two people in western Oklahoma are nearing conditions not seen in at least a decade.
Female Firefighter To Lead Forest Service Amid ScandalA female wildland firefighter has been tapped by the Trump administration to steady the U.S. Forest Service as it reels from allegations of sexual misconduct and struggles to change its male-dominated culture.
Louisiana Officers Help Stranded Girl Scouts From TexasSome Girl Scouts from North Texas received help after becoming stranded by a thunderstorm while kayaking in Louisiana.
Big Effort To Better Understand Bats Takes Wing In Texas, 30 Other StatesAn effort spanning Texas, 30 other states and 10 Canadian provinces has been working to better understand the ecological role that bats play, and the threats they face from climate change, habitat loss and wind energy development.
Feds Say Prepare For Another Busy Fire SeasonThe chief of the U.S. Forest Service says he expects this year's fire season to be as active as last year, when historic fires charred hundreds of square miles in Texas, Arizona, New Mexico and elsewhere.