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Check out this #tree from #norcal #trinitycounty . I found it on a #usfs #road while out riding my #motorcycle to a #rally #rallyrider #rallylife #dr650 #womenwhoride
Im blessed to have 1 more week in this job. Working for the usfs on the GMUG I have met so many amazing people, learned valuable skills, and discovered the valley. While working I have seen 2 bears, 2 moose (1 baby), dozens of elk and deer, dozens of foxes and coyotes, nighthawks, eagles, and hawks, dozens of bird species, thousands of feet in elevation gains, and stag squad. 2 years of Masters than I will be able to do a job like this all year round! #usfs #gunnison #wscu #ipainttrees
Some of our youngest artists. Convert-A-Can hosts a paint by number theme trash can at community events to get the public involved because we believe everyone is an artist. We look forward to having young arista come through to our event in September. This was at the 626 Golden Streets event 2017 #youngArtists #kidswhopaint #everyoneisanartist #ConvertAcan #kidsofinstagram #childartist ##drsuess #theLorax #environmentalists #paintbynumber #artistswanted #creativity #outdoorart #nature #inspire #USFS #natureforAll #626goldenstreets #azusa #art #advocate #Acrylatex #recycledpaint #youth #trash #DONTLITTER #mural
"Dealing with the challenges of life is not about ignoring reality but rather where we choose to focus and the foundation upon which we choose to build."- W. Christopher Waddell 🔥 I know I shouldn't have favorites BUT THIS makes my♥️🎉. 🔥 And yes, this is still available in my shop! link in bio! 🔥 Happy Friday 🎉🎉🎉 . . . #faithquotes #ldsquotes #ldsconf #colorcrush #fireart #christianquotes #goldleaf #westernart #natureart #earthandsky #wildfire #earthandfire #inspiringart #wildwest #inspiredbynature #wildlandfire #wildlandfirefighting #changinglandscape #fireseason2018 #trialsoflife #californiawildfires #resilience #innerstrength #becourageous #westernlandscape #ldsartist #inspiringwords #usfs
Hazy and smoky, but still a cool view.
We were very fortunate, and humbled to be able to meet Chris Fogle, and Freddie Espinoza. It was amazing to here from them about the Esperanza Fire, in their words. After talking with them, We went to the Fatality sight, paid our respects, and put ourselves in the shoes of E-57. #neverforget #esperanzafire #e57 #amazingopportunity #studentoffire #usfs
My office has quite a bit of Gore #staythetrailcolorado #usfs
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Das a big boy!!! Only 4 of these exist in the USA!
With calculated calm, crew boss Herman Garcia walks with measured tread through the smoke of a Southern California wildfire. #wildlandfire #wildlandfirefighter #hotshots #wildfire #crewboss #firefighter #smokedin #usfsfireservice #usfs #fireseason #filmnotdigital #filmvsdigital
This week I ate wild strawberries while I hiked, caught a tiger salamander metamorph, and saw a moose with a collar.[current summer moose count: 10] An update on that juvenile condor who was way out of her normal range; she flew to a smaller mountain (Elk Mountain) just north after we looked for her and then the next day she died. She’ll be autopsied and maybe that will bring some clarity to her bizarre behavior and death. #usfs #wyoming #snowyrange
Stay The Trail staff worked with a group of volunteers during the @fjsummit today working to clean up part of the Alpine Loop and block off an illegal mud hole off trail on Corkscrew Pass. It is always a pleasure working with our dedicated volunteers and supporters. We couldn't do this without people like you taking care of our trails. #fjsummit #corkscrewpass #hardwork #volunteer #getthewinch #toyota #fjcruiser #thelonetundra #alpinetundra #usfs #blm #cpw #respectpublicland #doyourpart
N461WY a 1968 Boeing CH46E owned by Sky Aviation. Photo taken at Dallesport Washington while working the Substation Fire outside The Dalles, Oregon. Picture taken on 20 July 2018 with an iPhone 10. #wildlandfirefighter #heliporn #heligeek #helicopterpilot #helitack #helicopter #wildlandfire #wildfire #helitack #firelife #cockpit #avgeek #aviationphotography #aviationlovers #forestfire #usfs #wildlandfirefighting #brushfire #helibase #helicopterphotography #verticalmag #instaheli #ch46 #boeing
Proud to have done a radio and cell booster install on the Bitteroot Hotshots new rig. They are fighting our first fire of the season in our local mountains right now. Also thankful for all public safety personnel that protect us on a daily basis! #MEV #montanaemergencyvehicles #bitteroothotshots #usfs
🔥📸 Fire photo Friday #repost @wyoming_hotshots Out on a stroll for snags in the black. After a fire burns and we've caught the edge, sawyers patrol in the black looking for burnt out trees that could threaten the line and the firefighters working in the area. 416 Fire Photo By: Kyle Miller @kwmiller945
Typical government work, one person working and two supervising #USFS
Climbers on the Easton Glacier high above the surrounds on a beautiful morning last weekend, with Glacier Peak beyond. I’ve always loved this feeling of being above everything on one volcano and looking at yet another. How lucky we are to live in this amazing mountain playground. Here’s to this weekend’s adventures, wherever they take you! #mountaineering #climbers #mtbaker @mtbakerexp
Spent the day up at bumping lake on this beautiful day drinking some nice cold beer !! . . . . . . . . . . . #10barreltrailbeer #10barrelbrewing #drinkbeeroutside #pnw #wa #bumpinglake #wa #trailbeer #yakimacounty #cascades #cascademountains #camping #daywellspent #sun #mountains #usfs #usa #america #american
still can’t believe that i used to get paid to fell trees, put out wildfires and sleep outdoors in some of the most beautiful parts of pacific west coast -looks like the end of the 2004 🔥season #flashbackfriday #sthil #sthilusa #sthil460 #ms460magnum #48inbar #oregonchain #usfs #mendocinonationalforest #norcal #wildlandfirefighter #wildfire #forestfire #brushfire #nomex #nicksboots #daddyslittlegirl #nubiancartel
It's been a rewarding couple of days with the best people in a great place. Thank you, Beckwourth RD Recreation Department...next up: Wildlife! #usfs #IHaveTheBestCoworkersOnEarth #StillHaveTheBesrCoworkersAlive
Meanwhile back in 2014.....Missing those trips to Utah’s high country chasing trout and exploring the goods! #throwbackthursdee #2014 #glorydays #usfs #keepitpublic #publiclandowner
Delcie coming up the hill during mop up at the end of the day on Suttle Basin Fire. The fire in the foreground is from what's called a bone pile. Large chunks of burning logs are stacked together so they'll burn up faster while we're mopping up other areas. Photo By: Kyle Miller @kwmiller945
Hume Lake at Sunset. The real sight to see here is the giant milkshake (not pictured) that I am inhaling at the moment I took this. Best milkshakes for miles. . . . . . . . . . . #optoutside #travel #explore #california #usfs #forestservice #publiclands #roam #swimnaked #hikenaked #sunset #lake #sierranevadas #kingscanyon #sequoianationalpark #seki
"Although the #redturpentinebeetle is native to the Pacific Northwest region, it is invasive in #China , where it is spreading new, more virulent pathogens. If these Chinese beetles were to be reintroduced to the Pacific Northwest carrying these new pathogens, it would likely result in much higher disease mortality in North American forests damaged by fire." This is an excerpt from only one recent study relating to #invasivespecies from the #USFS PNW Research Station. Check out more here: http://ow.ly/XGFy30l1Sse Image: damage from RTB; USDA FS Northeastern Area, #Bugwood #ThursdayThoughts
There has never been a better lookin trails crew in the San Juan NF, FACTS. #trails #usfs #durango #hike
Nice spot for a #meeting . Today we joined government partners to see what’s happening and how we can work together for #southwestmontana . Thanks to #USFS , #BLM , #DNRC , and #madisoncounty for the productive discussion. - - #workingtogether #governmentworks #helpinghands #localconservation #potlucklunchatwork #officeviews #lovethisjob
#ThrowbackThursday With all the wildfires starting to pop up, specifically the 435,000 acre fire in Northern Nevada, I am reminded of my time fighting fire in that area in 2015. Our Engine was part of a task force formed ahead of an anticipated dry lighting storm event that was supposed to hit Nevada hard. In the two weeks that we were there, we fought a bunch of different fires. In this photo, we had just completed a 3-day run on one fire, and were headed back to base in Elko, when we got a report of a lightning strike fire close to us. So, we geared back up, and after linking up with another crew, got that fire put out rather quickly. We were doing mopup and checking for hot spots when I spotted the burnt cow skull. I couldn't resist the photo op, so I busted out my phone and snapped a quick shot of our engine boss knocking out hot spots with the skull in the foreground. I no longer fight fires, but have a lot of respect for those who do, and I think about them often. I am grateful that I had the chance to experience those adventures. #wildlandfirefighter #usfs #Nevada #wildfire #cowskull #TheAdventureCowboy
Kash had some good times with Uncle Myles and Uncle Tim. Went to the Fire Station and got Uncle Myles wet with the fire hose. Jaxson is 8 weeks now. So fun to hold and love on him. @mmcknight16 @tim_mitchell_ @mandy_mcknight @bishop.riverside #kashandjaxsadventureswithpapaandnoni #USFS
SAF member Matthew Dejonge (@tall_matterhorn ) can be seen here with his crew in Gifford Pinchot National Forest in Randle, WA. His crew works in The Cowlitz Valley Ranger District with the U.S. Forest Service. They learned how to cruise Red Alder from Gifford Pinchot’s measurement specialist, Rick Miller. Matthew and his crew had never cruised red alder, so this was a momentous occasion! ~ ~ ~ Follow the hashtag #SAFMemberSpotlight to see the amazing work our members do!
Some candid shots of our hike and swim in #laketahoe - the dogs were welcome at certain parts of the @u.s.forestservice Tahoe shoreline. We all loved it. . . . . . #tahoe #dogsofinstagram #dogoftheday #lakedogs #camping #betweentwoparks #greatdane #whitelab #campingwithdogs #hike #california #adventure #travelwithdogs #usfs
#FossilButteNationalMonument #USFS visitors’ center (SW #Wyoming ) features fossils of animals and plants living in the Green River basin 52 million years ago. Fossil Lake was 60 miles long and 40 miles wide, and hosted plants, snails, spiders, millipedes, insects, reptiles, and over 20 fish species.
Sometimes, skating is just hard. Being an older skater takes twice the effort and even then sometimes your body just tells you “no”. It can be a struggle for me to handle those days mentally and emotionally because it is so frustrating and disappointing when you give it all you’ve got and it still doesn’t quite pay off. • Working through that disappointment and continuing to move forward is how days like today can happen. It still wasn’t a great skate day (I could not center any of my spins) but this flip-axel sequence is getting so much easier! • • • #skating #skatinglife #usfs #adultskater #skaterlife #adultsskatetoo #axel #flip #layback #laybackspin #training #practice #practicemakesperfect #keepmovingforward #workinghard #seeingprogress #fitlife #fitnessjourney
Watching the transformation of teenagers (who have never seen a mountain before) from day 1 in the Wilderness to day 6, is awe inspiring. They start off as usual teens, excited, but still playing it cool, with a guard up. Worried about societal rules and judgements from others. Then after a couple of days, something amazing happens. We have deep and meaningful conversations around the fire. They regain childlike curiosity. They spend time looking at bugs and identifying trees. There is no more front or mask. They become themselves. They become inspired. They become more responsible. They become grateful. They become more kind to each other. They ask meaningful questions about public lands and the ecosystem. They get their butts kicked by hiking to the top of a pass or a mountain and they are humbled. They even learn to enjoy the challenge. They grow. And they inspire me the entire time I am witness to their growth. #keepitpublic #keepitwild #publiclandowner #nationalforest #itsallyours #wildernessculture #usfs #wildernessranger #vitaminN #optoutside
Although this vacation was a struggle at times, there were some truly tranquil, inspiring, and beautiful moments. #sunrise #mountprinceton #colorado #mountains #hiking #camping #nps #usfs #collegiaterange
С Мэтью, офицером Лесной Службы США, в дирекции национального леса «Белые Горы» (White Mountain National Forest), Нью-Хэмпшир, США. К середине 19 века значительная часть местных лесов была вырублена лесопромышленниками, арендовавшими здесь лесные участки. Это привело к разрушению экосистем, катастрофическим лесным пожарам, к уменьшению стока местных рек и к проблемам с сельским хозяйством, по причине чего местное население начало активные протесты, которые поддержал конгрессмен от штата Массачусетс Джон В. Викс. После долгой битвы Викса в конгрессе, не смотря на протесты лоббистов лесопромышленников, в 1911г. был принят «акт Викса», сутью которого являлась возможность государства выкупать частные земли в бассейнах судоходных рек и другие территории в государственную собственность с целью сохранения местных природных комплексов, обеспечивающих стабильность речного стока, создания государственных охраняемых лесных территорий, а также с целью предотвращения лесных пожаров. Тут, в Белых Горах, я наглядно увидел, как благодаря комбинации своевременной консервации оставшихся незатронутыми лесов и грамотного лесовосстановления, за 100 с небольшим лет было достигнуто практически полное восстановление всех местных экосистем. Этот опыт пригодится нам в России, когда мы наконец-то начнём исправлять последствия действующей сейчас по всей стране экспансивной лесозаготовки. Благодаря продуманному зонированию и устойчивому управлению, на данной охраняемой природной территории успешно совмещаются природные резерваты, рекреационные зоны с туристическими маршрутами и горнолыжными курортами и небольшие фермы. По моему, пример зонирования «Белых Гор» частично может быть использован и для некоторых российских национальных парков, но конечно с учётом особенностей статуса данных ООПТ и местных условий. #usfs
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Throwback to last summer. Can you name this backcountry airstrip? Hint: It’s large enough for a DC-3. - - - - - #flying #aviation #backcountry #travel #adventure #usfs #usforestservice #forestservice #idaho #bushplane #cessna #stol #hiking #backpacking #camping #river #riverrunning #mountains
Well today got a little gnar-gnar:sick:gnar-gnar. Initial Attack 100acre Fire in dense dead and down fir forest at Crater Lake National Park. Hiked 1.5 miles in saws fuel and tools, 4 man crew, and punched in little over 1/4mile of direct hot line. Never thought one could love being in so much pain. LETS DO IT AGAIN TOMORROW!! #wildlandfirefighter #youngmenandfire #wildfire #wildlandfire #nwisbest #pulaski #pnwonderland #pnw #fire #forest #firefighter #usfs #smokeybear #outside #hardwork #wildlandfirefighting #wildlandfirephotos #craterlake #craterlakenationalpark #oregon #northwest #traveloregon #stihl #stihlchainsaw #filson #filsonlife #pacificnorthwest
All smiles as we dodged rollout #stihl #wildlandfirefighter #usfs #idaho
My crew on the Ferguson Fire. Going over the IAP (Incident Action Plan) for our shift on the fire. We ended up getting assigned to the night shift. Which is nice considering during the day the temps are hot hot!!! #firecrew #fireseason2018 #wildfire #fergusonfire #usfs #type2ia #handcrew #firecamp #wildlandfirefighters #viewsfromwork
Happy Birthday Dick Button. #usfs #adultsskatetoo
cool to see the fruits of your labor... layed this project out five years ago and it’s finally been treated and is almost complete 🌲🚜 🤙🏼 #work #forestservice #timber #logging #usfs #fuelsreduction #savingtheforest #preservation #ecosystemrestoration #firesafe #foresttreatment #bigtoys #tractors #fellerbuncher
Just a girl happily cruising around the lake on her super awesome sea turtle floatie...🐢👙☀💦🐢 .. Uh, is it the weekend yet??
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