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Tom Tidwell, Chief, U.S. Forest Service

Forest Service researchers expect 2015 to continue the trend of above average fire activity. That's according to testimony Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell recently delivered to the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. That forecast means the Forest Service's costs could exceed one billion dollars. Chief Tidwell joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to explain how his service is preparing for a long, hot summer.

Tags: Tom Tidwell , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , forest fires

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 09:00am EDT

Green gov movement powered by social media

Federal agencies are turning to web sites like Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace to reach out to the public regarding their mission. But many agencies have also turned to social collaboration and networking sites to reach out to their own staff when it comes to President Obama's Green Government initiatives.

Tags: Green government , Greening of Government: Technology , Green Gov Symposium , White House New Media Office , Katelin Sabochik , FedCenter , Steve Luzzi , Maritza Huerta , Barack Obama , Max Cacas

Friday - 10/08/2010, 06:51am EDT

Moisture minimizes gypsy moths in Shenandoah park

Wet conditions have kept the gypsy moth population low in the Shenandoah National Park and there will be no spraying this year.

Tags: Karen Beck-Herzog , The Daily News-Record , Donna Leonard

Monday - 06/06/2011, 12:55pm EDT

NASA searching for locations of lost 'space trees'

NASA is trying to find space voyagers that are lost here on earth.

Tags: NASA , space trees , Apollo 14 , White House , Dave Williams , NASA Goddard , Kristi King

Thursday - 02/10/2011, 02:05pm EST