Four Forest Restoration Initiative http://knau.org en New 4FRI Thinning Project Begins on the Apache-Sitgreaves http://knau.org/post/new-4fri-thinning-project-begins-apache-sitgreaves <p>Major thinning is ramping up on northern Arizona’s national forests. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the work represents the early stages of the biggest-ever U.S. forest restoration project.</p><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Ryan Heinsius 45431 at http://knau.org New 4FRI Thinning Project Begins on the Apache-Sitgreaves 4FRI Part 2: The Birth of a Collaboration http://knau.org/post/4fri-part-2-birth-collaboration <p><span lang="EN">The ponderosa pine forest, across northern and central Arizona, looks green and healthy, but</span><span lang="EN"> scientists say just the opposite is true. </span><span lang="EN">And they’ve joined with local government officials, environmentalists and industry to restore the forest’s health. Wed, 14 Nov 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Rose Houk & Michael Collier 23308 at http://knau.org 4FRI Part 2: The Birth of a Collaboration 4FRI Part 1: The Problem with Our Ponderosa Forests http://knau.org/post/4fri-part-1-problem-our-ponderosa-forests <p><span lang="EN">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span lang="EN">The world’s largest ponderosa pine forest stretches across higher elevations from the San Francisco Peaks to the Arizona/New Mexico border. </span><span lang="EN">But in the last century, human intervention has threatened its health. Tue, 13 Nov 2012 18:43:58 +0000 Michael Collier & Rose Houk 23302 at http://knau.org 4FRI Part 1: The Problem with Our Ponderosa Forests