Weekly WrapUp 7/17/24

RISING COSTS: Lumber industry in crossroads with changing economy. MORE HERE COMPLAINT: Land use coalition sues over new BLM rule. MORE HERE MIKE ALBRECHT: A better understanding. MORE HERE EMBER PROJECT: This University of Idaho research could change how we manage...

Weekly WrapUp 7/10/24

HIGHWAY 95 HAZARDOUS FUELS PROJECT: North Idaho forests get $4.8M investment in wildfire mitigation. MORE HERE CHANGES AT IDAHO’S DMV: $5 online license renewal discount, eight-year CDL and more. MORE HERE ONLINE DASHBOARD: Idaho offers alerts to carriers of driver...

Weekly WrapUp 6/26/24

FOREST MANAGEMENT: Nez Perce-Clearwater Forest Supervisor Cheryl Probert announces retirement. MORE HERE JUDICIAL RESTRAINT: Supreme Court to hear critical case on NEPA’s scope and application. MORE HERE RED TAPE: Biden administration old-growth forest proposal...

Weekly WrapUp 6/19/24

LABOR: In North Idaho, skilled workers are in demand. MORE HERE GRIZZLIES: IDFAG describes two grizzly bear-related incidents in Idaho this month. MORE HERE FEDERAL ASSISTANCE: Wyoming, Idaho congressional delegations urge swift action on Teton Pass. MORE HERE LONG...

Weekly WrapUp 6/12/24

FOREST MANAGEMENT: Healthy forests provide clean and abundant water. MORE HERE STUDY: Frequent, low-severity fire supports habitat for threatened owls. MORE HERE HIRED: Heath Perrine named deputy forest supervisor of Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests. MORE HERE...

Weekly WrapUp 6/5/24

ECONOMIC RISKS: Forest Service estimates costs of fighting wildfires in a hotter future. MORE HERE WORLD FIRST: A tiny satellite made from wood is actually going into Earth’s orbit. MORE HERE AFRC PODCAST: US Forest Service program invests in wood innovation....