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Christmas tree shopping experience ranges from affordable adventure to costly convenience

...Chris Proulx, 39, of Conway snagged a tree from the forest the weekend after Thanksgiving. On the advice of a forest ranger, he and his family trekked about half a mile into the woods to a clearing where they hoped to find young balsam firs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-14/christmas-tree-shopping-ex
Upper Hudson River opening to canoeists

...sometimes Class IV whitewater, big rapids normally traveled in large, guided rafts, down to the takeout in North River.Forest ranger Arthur Perryman, who paddled along in a solo boat and tested some rapids before the rest followed, said it's important...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2013-05-18/upper-hudson-river-openi
Ga. wildfire blamed on arsonist

...the conviction of whoever set a wildfire that has burned about 2,250 acres in Brantley County since Monday.State forest rangers expected to have the fire, which spread quickly after being started near Georgia 121 south of Hoboken, fully contained...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-03-03/ga-wildfire-blamed-arsonist
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Engineering partners take pride in what they have built

...never considered civil engineering before his appointment with a guidance counselor in high school. He wanted to be a forest ranger, something he calls "the next best thing to being a firefighter."His guidance counselor, however, suggested civil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2011-09-04/engineering-
Quick hits

...823-3223. 'open season' ON DVD RELEASED: Jan. 30 THE PLOT: This funny movie stars a bear, Boog, who lives with a forest ranger. Boog saves Elliot, a deer, from death by a hunter, and Elliot follows Boog around, getting Boog into trouble...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/24/xtr_125826.shtml
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Across Georgia

...officials said. Firefighters fought the blaze throughout the night. It started around noon Wednesday. District Forest Ranger Frank Sorrells said Thursday that the blaze was about 80 percent contained, although officials still were concerned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/23/met_121415.shtml
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Colleagues remember forest service officer

...nights and early mornings in the quiet of the woods, and those hours build strong bonds between game wardens and forest rangers, Bryant said."When you work in remote locations, primarily alone and with no one else around you for miles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-03-14/colleagues-remember-forest-s
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City chief knows politics

...we really are. Coming from outside, it's easy to see." In the words of Fred Russell "I always wanted to be a forest ranger. My lifetime ambition is to be a Class A fire boss, one of the guys with the forest service that flies all over the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/09/met_439458.shtml
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Warmth adds to state's risk for forest fires

...reduced the number of wildfires this year, Georgia forest rangers say the ongoing drought coupled with spring lightning...22,655 acres statewide in Georgia since Jan. 1, forest rangers said. One of the largest wildfires so far this year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/21/met_339720.shtml
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Expert warns of third year of drought

...Forestry Commission's "drought index" for the region is only about 100 -- very low, explained Tommy Hewell, forest ranger for the commission's Athens district. "It's gotten better in the past month or so," Ranger Hewell said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/02/met_282233.shtml
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