Thinning Forests Aims To Reduce Fire RiskThe Nature Conservancy is selectively logging dry forests in Washington's Central Cascades as part of a long-term plan to make thousands of privately owned forestland more resilient to fire, disease and climate change.
Firefighters Battling 80-acre Blaze Near OsoTwo local fire departments are helping fight the fire, which is not threatening any homes, and has not caused any injuries.
66 Years Later, WA Man Protecting His Forest When Harry Case was in his early teens, he went with his family on a trip into the Cascades and saw a forest that had been clear cut. "I got disgusted," said Case, now 84. He vowed to own a chunk of forest land that he could preserve.
Lost Oregon Mushroom Pickers Considered Eating DogDan Conne says he and his wife and son thought they were going to die after getting lost while picking mushrooms and spending nearly a week in the rugged forest of southwest Oregon.
Guided Snowshoe Adventures in WA If you're a nature lover and a hiker, how about trying a snowshoe adventure? Park rangers can take you on hikes of Mt. Rainier, or head into the Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Crystal Mountain and Leavenworth have great snowshoeing options, too!
Best Places to Get Scared for HalloweenNothing can be more frightening than a haunted house, an insane asylum, swamp or lake. All the ghosts and goblins are out this month, and ready to give you a real scare!