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Plan for East's largest US forest stirs concerns

Environmental groups are fearful a new blueprint for the 1.1-million-acre George Washington National Forest will open the largest federally protected forest in the East to a controversial form of natural gas drilling.

Thursday - 07/04/2013, 02:29pm EDT

Tags: George Washington National Forest, natural gas drilling

Firefighters continue battle against Va. forest fires

Two major fires on opposite sides of the Shenandoah Valley continue to burn, and firefighters are working to keep up with the blazes.

Friday - 06/29/2012, 05:06pm EDT

Tags: U.S. Forest Service, George Washington National Forest, Shenandoah Valley

US: Va. man admits setting national forest fire

An Augusta County man has pleaded guilty to setting a fire that burned nearly 600 acres of the George Washington National Forest.

Tuesday - 06/26/2012, 05:07pm EDT

Tags: Augusta County, George Washington National Forest