U.S. Forest Service

Federal Budget Cuts Slice Tens Of Millions Of Dollars From Funds For Battling WildfiresThis year's across-the-board budget cuts are slicing tens of millions of dollars from the federal government's funds for battling wildfires, reductions that have meant fewer firefighters and could cause agencies to dip into other programs designed to prevent future blazes.
Potomac Nationals Plant Trees for Broken BatsThe Potomac Nationals and the U.S. Forest Service are planting 187 trees, one for every bat the team's players broke last year.
Wildfire In Virginia National Park 55 Percent ContainedMore than 55 percent of a wildfire in Shenandoah National Park in Page County has been contained.