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Pavey: Anglers find abundance of catfish at Thurmond Lake

...2012, the most recent year covered in their national analysis. SRS TURKEY HUNT: Savannah River Site and the U.S. Forest Service hosted the 11th National Wild Turkey Federation Wheelin' Sportsmen Ultimate Turkey Hunt last weekend, when 29...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-05-10/pavey-anglers-find-abund
Experts say Augusta tree canopy harmed by ice storm

...over the summer from increased borer insect activity moving into the area."Citing a 2009 study published by the U.S. Forest Service, Campbell said wood borers and bark beetles are likely to invade evergreen trees such as pines and oaks, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-11/experts-say-augusta-tree-cano
Wallenda to cross Ga. gorge in 2015

...winds could also present challenges. Early Friday morning, for instance, a 28-mph wind gust was recorded at a U.S. Forest Service weather station in the area. Wallenda, of Sarasota, Fla., recently announced plans to perform in a twice-daily...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-28/wallenda-cross-ga-gorge-2015
Wire walker eyes 2015 date to cross Georgia gorge

...winds could also present challenges. Early Friday morning, for instance, a 28-mph wind gust was recorded at a U.S. Forest Service weather station in the area.Wallenda, of Sarasota, Fla., recently announced plans to perform in a twice-daily...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-28/wire-walker-eyes-2015-date-cr
Pavey: Coyote trapped at SRS carries DNA of grey wolf

...super-sized coyote that is part grey wolf.The big female, which weighed in at 64.4 pounds, was trapped by U.S. Forest Service biologists in late 2010 as part of an ongoing study into coyote predation on whitetail fawns."From our perspective...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-03-29/pavey-coyote-trapped-srs
Aiken man recalls 'Great Alaska Quake' of 1964

...that's probably giving it too much credit."Kennedy, 78, spent 34 years as an information officer for Alaska's U.S. Forest Service, where 4.1 magnitude earthquakes were routine."They were very common," he said."In Anchorage, we weren't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-26/aiken-man-recalls-great-alask
Cabela's mourns loss of co-founder and patriarch Dick Cabela

...Operation Something Bruin, which required cooperation with other states and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service.Ultimately, the operation yielded more than 900 state and federal charges, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-02-22/cabelas-mourns
North Georgia temp down to 7

...colder, with wind chills as low as zero degrees in the northwest Georgia town of Calhoun before dawn Wednesday. A U.S. Forest Service weather station on Brasstown Bald, Georgia's highest peak, recorded one of the state's coldest temperatures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-01-22/temps-down-7-north-georgia
Researchers working on scale for wildfire similar to those for earthquakes, tornadoes

...Maranghides, manager of NIST's Large Fire Laboratory, and William "Ruddy" Mell, a combustion engineer for the U.S. Forest Service, came up with the idea, which would be applied to forest, grasslands and other wildland where homes have been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-09-24/researchers-working-scale-wildfire-
Georgia's delayed harvest trout streams open Nov. 1

...open Nov. 1. The streams are the Toccoa River on U.S. Forest Service Land upstream of Lake Blue Ridge in Fannin County...bridge) and a portion of the Chattooga River on U.S. Forest Service Land bordering South Carolina.The streams are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2012-10-25/georgias-delayed-harvest-trout-st