From weird invasions of moose parasites to strange vandalism cases on our public lands, there was no shortage of drama in places that are otherwise known for their peace and tranquility. In case you missed them, we thought we'd share a few.
House Republicans are fast-tracking so-called “salvage logging” in thousands of acres of wild California forest, part of a disastrous piece of legislation that threatens the health of the area for generations to come.
While Forest Service workers are furloughed, Hollywood filmmakers are unable to secure permits for filming in national forests, which are frequently used in the filming of movies, commercials and television shows.
California's John Muir Wilderness is a designated wilderness area that extends along the crest of the Sierra Nevadas, in the Inyo and Sierra National Forests. Established in 1964 by the Wilderness Act and named for naturalist John Muir,
Joshua Tree National Park is located in southeastern California and includes parts of two deserts: the higher Mojave Desert and the lower Colorado Desert. Previously a national monument, Joshua Tree was designated as a U.S.