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Transparency motivates longtime nuclear activist

...advocating alternatives to MOX that better protect plutonium from potential terrorist activity.After working for the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Office of Surface Mining, Clements has committed the past 25 years to nuclear policies and environmental...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-17/transparency-motivates-longt
Christmas tree shopping experience ranges from affordable adventure to costly convenience

...significantly more on trees they order online and have shipped to their doors.New Hampshire offers both options: the U.S. Forest Service provides permits for cut-your-own Christmas trees in the 800,000-acre White Mountain National Forest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-14/christmas-tree-shopping-ex
Coyote control might not help fawn mortality

...in a peer-reviewed article to be published this month in the Journal of Wildlife Management.In the paper, U.S. Forest Service research biologist John Kilgo and co-authors including S.C. Department of Natural Resources deer project leader...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-09-13/coyote-control-might-not
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
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
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
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-