U.S. Forest Service

Foresthill area’s smoky American Fire stays stubborn

  The American Fire burning in the Deadwood Ridge area in the Tahoe National Forest had increased its burn footprint to an estimated 3,050 acres by Wednesday, the U.S. Forest ...

Campsites are filling for July 4 weekend; better make your reservation now

The Fourth of July weekend is the second major holiday of the summer, and every campground and campsite is expected to fill early. July 4 is Thursday, and if you don’t have ...

Hunting wild turkeys on private property may require a trade, but it's worth it

Oh, where to hunt, where to hunt. That’s a popular refrain from many hunters hoping to pursue one of the state’s permanent residents, the wild turkey.The season opens t ...

Giant fee boost hits Placer County Water Agency

Placer County Water Agency is facing a whopping 207 percent increase on a fee it pays the federal government to use federal land for its Middle Fork American River Project. Water ...

Rocklin teen provides endangered species field research

The U.S. Forest Service has formally commended Rocklin High School senior Rosie Perrot for her efforts in conducting important field research in the Sierra National Forest. Perrot ...

Battle heats up for firefighting crews

FORESTHILL — Lack of sleep, intensely thick smoke, sizzling heat and rugged terrain began to take its toll on fire crews Tuesday as hundreds continued to battle two lightning-spa ...