Tag Archives: U.S. Forest Service

US Forest Service Proposes Requirements for Photography in Wilderness Areas

By on October 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: October 22, 2014 at 10:31 am

The U.S. Forest Service has proposed a rule that would require media to get a permit before filming or photographing in wilderness areas, or else face a fine. The proposed rule has been met with opposition on the grounds that it violates First Amendment rights.

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U.S. Forest Service acquires new fire-fighting equipment

By and on June 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:02 am

The U.S. Forest Service has awarded contracts to four companies to provide a total of seven next-generation airtankers to fight wildfires. This is an addition to the eight additional aircrafts added to the fleet yesterday. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FMs Robert Lopez spoke [...]

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UF awarded $5.4 million for biomass research and development

By on May 5th, 2011 | Last updated: September 15, 2013 at 1:56 pm

In an effort to reduce America’s reliance on imported oil, the University of Florida has been awarded $5.4 million from the USDA and Department of Energy for Biomass Research and Development Projects. According to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and [...]

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