Author: Kale Williams (KGW) GALES CREEK, Ore. (KGW) — Oregon’s state forests signify different things to different people. For timber companies, they are a resource that provides jobs in rural areas where full-time positions with benefits are hard to come by. For ...

PORTLAND, Ore. – The U.S. Forest Service is waiving fees for day-use areas in Washington and Oregon during numerous federal holidays, including Juneteenth. “These fee waivers are intended to promote accessibility and inclusivity by removing financial barriers and encouraging individuals ...

Author: Tim Gordon (KGW) DETROIT, Ore. (KGW) — Parts of the Willamette National Forest have just reopened after being shut down by the devastating wildfires of 2020. The U.S. Forest Service is welcoming visitors back, but urging them to be ...

Author: Keely Chalmers (KGW) CORVALLIS, Ore. (KGW) — When thinking about ways to curb climate change, reducing the use of fossil fuels and cutting down carbon emissions are likely the first things that come to mind. Researchers at Oregon State ...

BUTTE FALLS, Ore.- A newly-passed piece of legislation is pushing a community project across the finish line. The Butte Falls community will now own the over-400 hundred of acres of land surrounding it and will take its first major steps ...

BUTTE FALLS, Or.- The city of Butte Falls is surrounded by acres of privately owned forest. Now, the tiny town is looking to purchase the land to make it and keep it local. The town hopes by owning the forest ...

ROGUE RIVER-SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST, Ore. — Crews in the Rogue River Siskiyou National Forest are still working to get fire lines around the Gopher Fire. That fire is burning in the 2008 Middle Fork Fire scar in the Sky Lakes ...

CHILOQUIN, Ore. — The Bray Mill Fire is burning approximately 4 miles northeast of Chiloquin, on the Chiloquin Ranger District of the U.S. Forest Service – Fremont-Winema National Forest. According to the U.S. Forest Service, the fire was first reported around 3 ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest was given $802,000 to reduce fuel for potential wildfires in southwest Oregon. The Supplemental Fuels funding will pay for work being done to reinstate forest resiliency and health in the Wild Rivers ...

 MEDFORD, ORE — The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest is proposing parking and camping fee increases for 2018. In all, the proposal includes increasing fees at cabins or lookouts and adding or increasing fees at several campsites. The change would also ...

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