Idaho Republican Sen. Mike Crapo talks May 2, 2018, about a law Congress passed in March on disaster funding for wildfires. Firefighting eats up a growing amount of the Forest Service's budget for many projects, including those to reduce fires.
Firefighters create a fire line and use an air attack to contain a brush fire southwest of Kuna Thursday, July 13, 2107. The Murphy Lane Fire threatened several homes in the area while BLM crews bulldozed a fire line. Helicopters, small planes and
BLM researcher Miranda Crowell releases an endangered pygmy rabbit in southeast Oregon in August of 2016. Dozens of the rabbits were relocated in Washington State this July after a wildfire ravaged their breeding ground.
Firefighters work to control the York Fire in South Boise Thursday, June 29, 2017 north of Kuna Mora Road between Pleasant Valley and Cole Roads. The blaze charred over 50 acres and was threatening several homes in the area. The cause of the fire
Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue signs a document pledging federal and state cooperation on wildfires with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, left. The two secretaries were in Idaho with Gov. Butch Otter, right, and a group of Hot Shot
Boise County Emergency Management Coordinator John Roberts gets an aerial perspective of the damage caused by the 188,000-acre Pioneer Fire last year northeast of Boise. The Idaho Conservation League helped facilitate the flyover with EcoFlight pi
Botanist Ann DeBolt walks in late August the trails burned in the human-caused fire near Table Rock on June 30. She is among those hopeful that native plants will be able to re-establish themselves in the area. She has seen hopeful signs.