Teacher & Student Resources
This page, provided by the Idaho Forest Products Commission, has a variety of resources for educators and students, including teaching materials, activities, essay and art contest information, newsletters, forest history and career information.
This website and video produced by the Pacific Forest Foundation provide a glimpse into a logging career. Modern forest operators provide the logging, reforestation, road building, transportation, environmental protection and the fires and fuels management expertise required to bring timber to market. A wide variety of jobs requiring unique skills are available in the logging industry for those who enjoy working outdoors and are willing to try new things.
The forest products sector in Idaho provides a myriad of jobs in the forest, at the mill, in the office and in related businesses. Whether the job is a certified tree farmer, international sales representative, material handler, machinist, mechanic, millwright, heavy equipment operator or human resource professional, the forest provides thousands of jobs and millions in income in Idaho. Learn more about forest jobs at this web page maintained by the Idaho Forest Products Commission.