William Simpson wants to deploy the wild horses across public lands, to live and graze — and ultimately, prevent the worst wildfires.
About 7,500 people in the town of Weed and several nearby communities in Northern California were under evacuation orders.
More than 500 mature sequoias were threatened but there were no reports of severe damage to any named trees, such as the 3,000-year-old Grizzly Giant.
For decades, it was impossible to say that a specific weather event was caused, or even made worse, by climate change. But advanced research methods are changing that.
Most Americans have recently been affected by extreme weather and support efforts to protect against future disasters, a new survey finds. And many people suffer long-term financial problems.
Most of Pilot Mountain State Park has reopened now that a wildfire that burned more than 1,000 acres has been contained.
British Columbia experienced major disasters this year that scientists say show the intensifying effects of climate change. Many of those affected by fires and floods took shelter at Camp Hope.
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Fire crews in Surry County are working to control a fire in Pilot Mountain State Park that has already burned hundreds of acres.