On the Tahoe National Forest, wildland firefighters prepare for yet another fire season. But wildland firefighters aren’t the only Tahoe National Forest employees trying to stop catastrophic wildfires and increase forest health. Explore why our forests have changed and what’s being done to reverse this trend.
Video credit: US Forest Service
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11 months ago
Colorado Parks and Wildlife focuses this episode of Livin’ the Wildlife on the wild turkey. Colorado is home to two subspecies of wild turkeys, the Merriam’s and the Rio Grande. The native Merriam’s turkeys live in the foothills and mountains west of I-25, and the Rio Grand turkeys were introduced to river corridors on Colorado’s eastern plains in the 1980s. To rebuild populations, Colorado Parks and Wildlife launched an aggressive trap and transfer program. In working with the NWTF, CPW relocated and reintroduced thousands of turkeys across the state. Today, the state is home to more than 40,000 birds, the largest population ever in the state’s history.
For more information on hunting turkeys in Colorado, visit https://cpw.state.co.us/
1 year ago
Last year we had an incredible year at the NWTF. It was our 45th year;our sapphire year. We conserved more acreage than planned, but we also broke 20 million acres conserved, since the NWTF began tracking this figure in the mid 80s.
“It was an incredible feat that everybody worked hard to achieve, and I am very proud to be a part of this organization that worked so hard to Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt.” – Becky Humphries, NWTF CEO