Forest and Fire in Clearwater Region

 Carbon Sequestration

   
Articles on Carbon Sequestration
pdf Leveraging the Landscape: State of the Forest Carbon Markets 2012
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Over the last three years, projects that address the relationships between carbon and forests have moved from the sidelines of international climate action to center field.

pdf Do You Know What Your Forest Carbon Offsets Are?
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In the world of forest carbon offsets, it’s absolutely essential to understand seven general terms with very precise meanings.   real additional permanent verifiable quantifiable leakage reversal These concepts apply to all offset projects, but each type of project has its own methodology for calculating offsets.& ...

pdf Carbon Sequestration on Idaho Agriculture and Forest Lands
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A report exploring the potential for carbon sequestration on agricultural and private, nonindustrial forest lands.

Urban Forestry
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David Nowak of the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station presents this video short course discussing how trees in cities provide important ecosystem services and help to reduce the urban heat island effect and lower building energy use.

The Potential for Soil Carbon Sequestration
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Luke Nave from the University of Michigan Biological Station presents this video short course on the fact that the largest terrestrial carbon pool is contained in soils.

Grasslands and Carbon: Processes and Trends
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Rebecca McCulley of the University of Kentucky, Dept. of Plant & Soil Sciences presents this video short course on Grasslands, which make up 30% of the U.S ...

Forest Management Options for Carbon Sequestration: Considerations in the Eastern U.S.
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Richard Birdsey of the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station provides the Eastern U.S. forest perspective on carbon sequestration and examples of forest carbon management projects in this video short course.

Forest Management Options for Carbon Sequestration: A Western U.S. Perspective
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Bernard Bormann of the USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station presents this video short course on the western U.S. perspective on forest management for carbon sequestration, and the above and below- ground carbon consequences of different management strategies.

Forests and Carbon: Trends and Data for the U.S.
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In this video short course you can get the scoop on forestland carbon storage in the United States, which helps offset approximately 12% of US carbon emissions from fossil fuels.

Forest Carbon for the Private Landowner (Part 2): Protocols, Projects and Opportunities

Andrea Tuttle presents this video short course ont forest carbon markets and how these can be used to capture and hold carbon on the landscape.

Forest Carbon for the Private Landowner (Part 1): Basics of Carbon Offsets, Markets, and Trading
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Wondering about carbon offsets, credits, baselines, permanence and leakage? Get the carbon basics here and find out why forest offsets could be a bridge to the future.

Bioenergy from Wood and Forest Carbon Dynamics
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What is a carbon neutrality number and how can we ensure that wood used to produce energy makes sense from a carbon offset standpoint?

pdf Guide to Environmental Markets for Farmers and Ranchers
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The Guide to Environmental Markets for Farmers and Ranchers, produced by the American Farmland Trust (AFT), provides an overview of available market opportunities for environmental credits and services, how farmers and ranchers can get involved in them, and ways to encourage their continued growth.

pdf Innovations in Market-Based Watershed Conservation in the United States: Payments for Watershed Services for Agricultural and Forest Landowners
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New innovations in payments for watershed services (PWS) have emerged in the past decade and are pointing the way toward watershed protection approaches that might effectively complement existing government conservation programs and incentives for rural landowners.

pdf Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due: Increasing Landowner Compensation for Ecosystem Services
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This report provides an overview of existing payment programs and markets, and discusses the concepts of bundling and stacking, offer policy recommendations, and provides examples of current efforts to more effectively integrate payment opportunities for landowners.

pdf Ecosystem Service Market Development: The Role and Opportunity for Finance
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The creation of tradable credits for the development or preservation of ecosystem services has emerged as a method to provide such payments.

pdf Meeting Regulatory Needs with Voluntary Conservation
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Take a look at a PowerPoint presentation on market-based approaches as a voluntary means to reduce the cost of compliance with environmental regulations.& ...

pdf Natural Resources Credit Trading Reference
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The purpose of the NRCS Natural Resource Credit Trading Reference is to provide an understanding of how environmental credit trading can be used to increase the provision of conservation and ecosystem services by agriculture.

pdf Payments for Forest Carbon
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Payments for forest carbon sequestration are an emerging opportunity for small forest owners to earn additional income, and in turn to sustain both the economic and ecological values of the Northern Forest.

pdf Barking Up the Wrong Tree? Forest Sustainability in the Wake of Emerging Bioenergy Policies
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Renewable energy policies generally have assumed that forests can provide a significant source of environmentally-friendly feedstocks for electricity, heat and power generation.

Carbon Sequestration Organizations & Professionals
There are 38 resources serving Clearwater Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Carbon Sequestration Organizations & Professionals serving Clearwater Region
Carbon Credits and Sequestration
American Carbon Registry
John Kadyszewski - Director - Arlington, VA
Bio-Logical Capital
Grant McCargo - Managing Director, Founder and CEO - Denver, CO
Blue Source
Jessica Stalberger - Office Manager - Murray, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme
Forest Trends (attention: BBOP Secretariat) - Washington, DC
C2Invest, LLC
- The Plains, VA
Carbon Cycle Institute (CCI)
- Nicasio, CA
Chicago Climate Exchange
Offset Registry - Chicago, IL
Climate Action Reserve
Gillian Calof - Interim-President/Operations Director - Los Angeles, CA
EcoSecurities
- New York, NY
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
Ecosystem Investment Partners
- Baltimore, MD
Ecotrust Forest Management
Amrita Kumar - Director - Portland, OR
ENVIRON
- Arlington, VA
Finite Carbon
- Wayne, PA
Forest Carbon Portal
Forest Trends' Ecosystem Marketplace - Washington, DC
Forest Trends
Forest Trends Association - Washington, DC
Green Assets, Inc
- Wilmington, NC
ImageTree
- Morgantown, WV
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
The Climate Trust
- Portland, OR
The Wetlands Group
Gary Howard - Star, ID
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Climate Scientists
Judah Cohen
Atmospheric and Environmental Research - Director of Seasonal Forecasting - Lexington, MA
Western Regional Air Partnership (WRAP)
Dan Johnson - Executive Director - Seattle, WA
Conservation Credit Markets
Blue Source
Jessica Stalberger - Office Manager - Murray, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Dave Gibson
IFC/World Bank - Senior Environmental Risk Specialist - Warrenton, VA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
National Mitigation Banking Association
- Washington, DC
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Ross Guidry - Region Land Manager - Lafayette, LA
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
Mitigation Banks
Bio-Logical Capital
Grant McCargo - Managing Director, Founder and CEO - Denver, CO
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Ross Guidry - Region Land Manager - Lafayette, LA
Valencia Wetland Mitigation Bank
Donna Collier - Valencia Wetlands Trust - Priest River, ID

 Fire Management

   
Articles on Fire Management
Keep tabs on wildfire activity via this U.S. Geological Survey website, GeoMAC.

Point and Click to Track Wildfire Activity in the United States.  Wildfires continue to burn across much of the western United States, and 39,000 fires have scorched 5,899,245 acres this year as of August 7, 2017 according to the National Interagency Fire Center

pdf A regional assessment of the ecological effects of chipping and mastication fuels reduction and forest restoration treatments.
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Over the past several years, fire managers have increased their use of mastication treatments, the on-site disposal of shrubs and small-diameter trees through chipping and shredding.

Is Your Property Safe From Wildfire?
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Fire is an important natural process of forests and rangelands. But while fire plays an important role in the ecology of these areas, it can be devastating if homes, valuable timber, and range areas are destroyed.

After the Fires: Hydrophobic Soils
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Hydrophobic soils repel water. A thin layer of soil at or below the mineral soil surface can become hydrophobic after intense heating. The hydrophobic layer is the result of a waxy substance that is derived from plant material burned during a hot fire.

Lack of prescribed burns fuels rise of megafires, ASU fire historian says
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Wildfire is a striking story, often filled with the drama of danger. But there's a narrative missing from many of the reports: We need more controlled fires to prevent these runaway infernos, said fire historian and Arizona State University Regents’ Professor Stephen Pyne.

pdf A review of fire effects on vegetation and soils in the Great Basin Region: response and ecological site characteristics
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Abstract This review synthesizes the state of knowledge on fire effects on vegetation and soils in semi-arid ecosystems in the Great  Basin Region, including the central and northern Great Basin and Range, Columbia River Basin, and the Snake River Plain.

pdf The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy: Phase III Western Regional Science-Based Risk Analysis Report (Western Regional Risk Report)
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The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy (Cohesive Strategy) is a bold, new national approach to the increasingly complex reality of wildland fire and land management, and fire response.

pdf The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy: Phase III Western Regional Action Plan
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The Western Regional Action Plan is part of the culmination of a three-year effort put into motion by the Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act of 2009 (FLAME Act).

pdf The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Strategy: Northeast Regional Action Plan
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This Northeast Regional Action Plan details the goals, desired outcomes, investment options, outcome measures, and priority implementation actions for the Northeast Cohesive Strategy Region.

Wildfire and Vegetation Response to Climate Change
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Rachel Loehman of the USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station presents this video short course on how climate, fire and vegetation are closely linked in western ecosystems and discusses how climate change might affect vegetation by changing wildfire disturbance patterns.

pdf Crop Residue Burning in Idaho: What Growers Need to Know
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pdf Crop Residue Burning and Smoke Management in Idaho
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A Guide for Citizens

pdf Crop Residue Burning Program Operating Guide
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The purpose of this operating guide is to serve as the main crop residue burning (CRB) smoke management program implementation guide.

Crop Residue Burning Program Overview
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The Crop Residue Burning program (CRB) is designed to enable growers to burn under certain conditions while protecting public health from smoke impacts.

pdf Spot and Baled Agricultural Residue Burn Permit
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The spot and baled agricultural residue burn permit (spot and bale burn permit) rules were developed after the second year of the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ's) Crop Residue Burning Program.

pdf Propane Flaming Permit
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The propane flaming rules were developed after the second year of the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ's) Crop Residue Burning Program.

pdf Crop Residue Burning Permit-by-Rule Registration
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Complete and submit this registration form at least thirty (30) days prior to your projected burn date.

pdf History of Idaho's Crop Residue Burning Program
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pdf Idaho Interagency Coordination Guide
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Working with communities and private landowners before, during, and after wildfires.

pdf Wildland Fire in Ecosystems
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Effects of Fire on Soil and Water

pdf Reframing HRO A Focus on Behavior
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pdf BLM Fire Preparedness Program Summary for 2014
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As fire seasons have tended to become longer and fire behavior more severe, questions inevitably arise among the public and media. “Is ...

Fire Management Organizations & Professionals
There are 59 resources serving Clearwater Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Fire Management Organizations & Professionals serving Clearwater Region
Fire Services / Prescribed Burning
Inbound, LLC
Dillon Sanders - Managing Director, Founder - Portland, OR
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Mark Elliot
Fire Aviation and Investigation - Program Manager - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Northwest Management, Inc.
Vincent P. Corrao - President - Moscow, ID
Stone Creek Fire LLC
Pat Durland - Boise, ID
Foresters
Brad Tucker
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Brock Purvis
Northwest Management Inc. - Forester - Moscow, ID
Casey Clark
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Council of Western State Foresters
Sara Goodwin - Communications Director - Denver, CO
Dale Claassen
Sperry Ridge, Inc. - Chief Forester - Eugene, OR
Dennis Thomas
Northwest Management Inc. - Fire/Fuels Specialist - Moscow, ID
Dick E. Bradetich, ACF
Inland Forest Management, Inc. - Consulting Forester - Sandpoint, ID
Dr. Randy Brooks
Extension Forester and Professor - Extension Forestry University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
Eric Clippinger
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Eric Femreite
Northwest Management Inc. - Forester - Moscow, ID
Greg Howisey
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Gregory A. Bassler, ACF
Northwest Management, Inc. - Consulting Forester - Moscow, ID
Idaho Forest Owners Association
Paul A. Buckland - President - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Idaho Tree Farm Program
Steve Funk - Chair - Coeur d’Alene, ID
Jay Sila
Clearwater Supervisory Area Manager - Orofino, ID
Joe Hinson
Northwest Natural Resource Group, LLC - Forester - Weiser, ID
John Ailport
Inland Forest Management, Inc. - Consulting Forester - Sandpoint, ID
Karen Robinson
Inland Forest Management, Inc. - Sandpoint, ID
Karl Radcliffe
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Katharine Mattson
Certified Forester (Forestry Consultant) - Meadowlark Resources - Troy, ID
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Mark Corrao
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Mark Lesko
Ponderosa SupervisoryArea Manager - Deary, ID
Mark Stutzman
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
Michael Lester - Portland, OR
Matthew M. Engberg
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
McKenzie River Associates LLC
James A. Mehrwein - President - Eugene, OR
Michael Dominguez
5 Star Forestry - Owner - Kooskia, ID
Northwest Management Inc.
- Moscow, ID
Ric Hagenbaugh
Northwest Management Inc. - Forester - Moscow, ID
Richard L. Cooper
Cooper Consulting Forestry - Owner - Honor, MI
Robert Coats
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Steve Bloedel, ACF, CF
Inland Forest Management, Inc. - Consulting Forester - Sandpoint, ID
Steve Prochnau
Prochnau Forest Consultants, LLC - Owner/President - Olympia, WA
Tera R. King
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC
- Jackson, MS
TigerTree Land Management
Franz Lani - Laramie, WY
Tim Gurton
Sperry Ridge, Inc. - Forester - Eugene, OR
Vaiden Bloch
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Vincent P. Corrao, ACF
Northwest Management, Inc. - President - Moscow, ID
Western Forest Systems, Inc.
Richard M. Schaefer IV, Richard M. Schaefer III, and Janice Schaefer - Lewiston, ID
William 'Bill' Warren
Professor and Extension Educator - UI Clearwater Co. Extension - Orofino, ID
William C. Berrigan, ACF
Berrigan Forestry, Inc. - Owner - Kettle Falls, WA
Worman and Associates
Doug Worman - Owner - Hayden, ID
Yvonne Barkley
Associate Extension Forester - Extension Forestry University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
Zoanne Anderson
Maggie Creek Supervisory Area Manager - Kamiah, ID
Woodlot and Timber Services
Ecotrust Forest Management
Amrita Kumar - Director - Portland, OR
Forest Resources Association Inc. - Western Region
Vickie Hoffart - FRA Region Manager - Kennewick, WA
Forest2Market
- Eugene, OR
Steve Prochnau
Prochnau Forest Consultants, LLC - Owner/President - Olympia, WA
The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC
- Jackson, MS
TigerTree Land Management
Franz Lani - Laramie, WY
Western Forest Systems, Inc.
Richard M. Schaefer IV, Richard M. Schaefer III, and Janice Schaefer - Lewiston, ID
Worman and Associates
Doug Worman - Owner - Hayden, ID

 Firewise Communities

   
Articles on Firewise Communities
pdf Fire Adapted Communities Reference Guide
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This guide is designed to help leaders, planners, emergency professionals, and citizens learn the best approaches and programs to help their community become more fire adapted.

pdf Firewise Recognition Program: Community Assessment Template
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This text is prepared for the use of individuals conducting community assessments as a part of the Firewise Communities/USA Recognition Program.

pdf The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy: Phase III Western Regional Action Plan
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The Western Regional Action Plan is part of the culmination of a three-year effort put into motion by the Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act of 2009 (FLAME Act).

Firewise Volunteer Tools
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To qualify as a recognized Firewise Communities/USA site, NFPA's Firewise Communities programs asks you to document your investment in these Firewise efforts by tracking any expenses, grants received, and especially time spent by volunteers in making your community safer from wildfire.

pdf Firewise Activities Matching Funds Recording Sheet
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Learn what qualifies for matching funds for Firewise grants.

pdf Firewise Volunteer/In-kind Tracking Sheet
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pdf Firewise Volunteer Time Sheet
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pdf A User Guide to the Firewise Communities/USA Recognition Program
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This guide is provided as a general reference and resource for those interested or planning to become a recognized Firewise community.

pdf Firewise Application 2015
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Upon completion of the recognition criteria outline in this application, please submit this for to your Firewise State Liaison for review and approval.

pdf Volunteer Sign-Up Sheet
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About Your Firewise Investment
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Investing in local Firewise actions proves that your community takes wildfire safety seriously.

pdf BLM Fire Preparedness Program Summary for 2014
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As fire seasons have tended to become longer and fire behavior more severe, questions inevitably arise among the public and media. “Is ...

Firewise Communities Organizations & Professionals
There are 6 resources serving Clearwater Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Firewise Communities Organizations & Professionals serving Clearwater Region
Fire Safe Councils
Idaho Firewise
Ivy Dickinson - Executive Director - Moscow, ID
Fire Services / Prescribed Burning
Inbound, LLC
Dillon Sanders - Managing Director, Founder - Portland, OR
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Mark Elliot
Fire Aviation and Investigation - Program Manager - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Northwest Management, Inc.
Vincent P. Corrao - President - Moscow, ID
Stone Creek Fire LLC
Pat Durland - Boise, ID

 Forest Best Management Practices

   
Articles on Forest Best Management Practices
pdf A regional assessment of the ecological effects of chipping and mastication fuels reduction and forest restoration treatments.
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Over the past several years, fire managers have increased their use of mastication treatments, the on-site disposal of shrubs and small-diameter trees through chipping and shredding.

Everything You Know About Timber Harvest is Probably Wrong
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The problem is all the people who don’t understand the body of science behind timber management and who become highly agitated whenever they see trees being harvested.

pdf Controlling Invasive Species
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It is often difficult for landowners to cultivate desirable plant species on their property. An even more frustrating task is keeping unwanted plants at bay.

pdf Developing a Forest Stewardship Plan: The key to forest management
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Forest stewardship is the management of forest resources in a way that meets the needs of the current owners, but does not adversely affect use by future generations.

pdf High Grade Harvesting: Understand the impacts, know your options
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As a landowner, you may be approached by a logger or forester to have a “high grade” harvest of your woods, which they typically call “selective cutting.& ...

After the Fires: Hydrophobic Soils
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Hydrophobic soils repel water. A thin layer of soil at or below the mineral soil surface can become hydrophobic after intense heating. The hydrophobic layer is the result of a waxy substance that is derived from plant material burned during a hot fire.

pdf Caring for Your Forest With a Forest Stewardship Plan
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If you own or manage forest land, you are probably concerned about keeping it productive and healthy now and in the years to come. Like many forest landowners, you may want to sustain or increase the economic value of your forest while protecting environmental assets such as wildlife and clean water.

pdf Bird Conservation in Private Ponderosa Pine Forests

American Bird Conservancy (ABC), in cooperation with the American Forest Foundation, Forest Restoration Partnership, and several other partners, is working with private landowners to implement bird conservation  measures in ponderosa pine habitat throughout the western United States.

pdf Trees Against the Wind
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Material in this publication is for agriculturists in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington to use in planning, establishing, and caring for windbreaks, shelterbelts, and living snow fences.

pdf Planning and Planting a Five-Row Windbreak
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Idaho offers many benefits - sun, rain and snow, fertile soils, clean water, fresh air, scenic vistas, and rivers, forests, and rangelands teeming with fish and wildlife.

pdf Plant Your Seedlings Right
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Complete planting guide provided by the  University of Idaho's Center for Forest Nursery and Seedling Research.

pdf Your Land & You – Idaho Guidelines
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Booklet provides landowners with practical information and ideas to help manage and enhance natural resources on their property.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Elytroderma Needle Disease
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Elytroderma disease, also known as Elytroderma needle cast, is the most common needle disease of ponderosa pine in Idaho.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Needle Diseases of Conifers
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Needle or foliar diseases affect most of the conifers that are important forest trees in Idaho.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Dwarf Mistletoes
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Dwarf mistletoes are parasitic plants that cause a widespread, serious damage of conifers in western North America.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Winter Injury
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Frost damage and cold injury most commonly occur when temperatures drop below freezing during the growing season.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Wood Borers
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Wood borers are a diverse group of insects that bore into trees and shrubs, and complete their development either under the bark, or inside the sapwood or hardwood.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Conifer Feeding Sawflies
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Sawflies that feed on conifers can cause serious, but localized defoliation of trees, especially plantations.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Fir Engraver
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The fir engraver (Scolytus ventralis) is a small bark beetle that kills grand fir throughout Idaho.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Douglas-fir Tussock Moth
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The Douglas-fir tussock moth is a native insect found throughout the range of its Douglas-fir and true fir hosts in the western states and British Columbia.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Douglas-fir Beetle
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The most important bark beetle enemy of Douglas-fir, locally known as red fir, is the Douglas-fir beetle, Dendroctonus pseudotsugae.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Ice and Snow Damage
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Trees downed in winter storms create a potential problem for the remaining, undamaged trees by providing a breeding site for many beetles.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: White Pine Blister Rust
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Cronartium ribicola, the fungus that causes white pine blister rust (WPBR), was introduced into western North America from Europe and eastern North America in the early 1900s on shipments of eastern which pine seedlings.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Western Gall Rust
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Western gall rust, caused by the fungus Endocronartium harknessii, is a very common branch and stem disease of ponderosa and lodgepole pines.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Stem Decays
pdf IDL Forester Forum: Engelmann Spruce Weevil
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The Engelmann spruce weevil (ESW), also known as the spruce weevil or white pine weevil, is a beetle that can cause severe damage to the terminal growth of native and ornamental spruces and certain pines.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Broom Rusts
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Broom rusts are fungus-caused diseases that result in the formation of witches-brooms in the branches of infected trees.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Western Balsam Bark Beetle
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The western balsam bark beetle (WBBB) is a native pest of true firs in the western United States.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Annosus Root Disease
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Annosus root disease, caused by the fungus Heterobasidion annosum, can be found throughout Idaho and is an important consideration in forest management planning in northern Idaho.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Western Pine Beetle
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The western pine beetle (Dendroctonus brevicomis) is an aggressive killer of ponderosa pine throughout Idaho and neighboring states.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Mountain Pine Beetle
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The mountain pine beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins, is a small black beetle, approximately 3/16 inch in length, that attacks and kills pine trees in large numbers.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Gypsy Moth
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The gypsy moth is considered to be the most important defoliating insect of hardwood trees in the Eastern United States, and has spread to Idaho.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Larch Casebearer
pdf IDL Forester Forum: Armillaria Root Disease
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Recognition and consideration of Armillaria root disease is critical for forest management planning in norther Idaho. In southern Idaho it is found in higher-elevation lodgepole pine but infrequently in lower-elevation, dry sites.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Laminated Root Rot
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Laminated root disease, Phellinus weirii, can be found across northern Idaho with Douglas-fir and true firs. The disease is not known to occur south of the Salmon River.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Pine Engraver
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The pine engraver, Ips pini, is one of the most widely distributed bark beetles in North America.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Snag Management
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A snag is a standing dead or dying tree. Regardless of the reason for its death, snag can be very important to many kinds of wildlife.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Tree Planting
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The key to a successful planting program is to provide a micro-environment that fosters the survival and subsequent growth of the planted seedlings.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Consulting Foresters
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A consulting forester knows the technical aspects of forestry, including the inner workings of the marketplace for wood products.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Administering a Timber Harvest
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In technical terms, timber sale administration is the supervision of harvest activities to achieve silvicultural and economic objectives through sound logging practices and proper log utilization.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Locating a Timber Sale Purchaser
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Usually, timber sale purchasers are responsible for logging operations. They can make you satisfied or disappointed in the results.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Timber Sale Contracts
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Too often timber harvest are conducted with no more than a nod and a handshake between the parties involved.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Planning a Timber Harvest
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You don't have to know everything about forestry to plan a successful harvest, but you do need to be informed.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Class I Streamside Tree Retention Rules
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Retaining trees near fish-bearing streams is an important component of the Idaho Forest Practices Act.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Sidehill Roads - Abandonment Closure Guidelines
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Often, road closure evaluations will involve consideration of pulling back some of the unstable or questionable sidehill fills.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Rolling Drain Dip
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Rolling drain dips are installed in secondary roads to reduce road surface and fill slope erosion by intercepting storm and seasonal runoff and diverting it to a safe disposal area.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Potentially Unstable Slopes and Landforms
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Landslides occur naturally in forested basins and are an essential process in the delivery of wood and gravel to streams.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Cross-Ditches
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Cross-ditches (waterbars) are constructed on roads, skid trails, and landings to prevent rills and gullies from forming and prevent sediment from getting into streams.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Forest Roads - Compliant and Non-Compliant Characteristics
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Properly planned, designed, constructed and maintained roads are essential to sound forest management.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Slash Removal from Streams
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The Idaho Forest Practices Act administrative rules stress harvesting, road-work, and site-preparation practices that prevent slash blockage in streams.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Stream Protection Zones
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In the realm of forest management, Idaho defines the extremely sensitive environment, including the stream bottom, banks and lands adjacent to the stream's high-water marks, defines the Stream Protection Zone (SPZ).

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Fords - When, Where, Why and How
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This Forum examines the benefits of using a ford, the conditions when fords are appropriate, and basic ford construction techniques.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Fish Passage Guidelines when Installing Stream Crossings
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Under Idaho Forest Practices Act and the Stream Channel Protection Act, all stream crossings on fish bearing streams must provide for fish passage.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Idaho's Fire Hazard Management Laws
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The Idaho Forestry Act and Fire Hazard Reduction Laws (Idaho Code Title 38, Chapters 1 & 4) require management of tops and limbs (slash) from cutting forest products on private forest lands.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Correctly Classifying Streams to Protect Fisheries and Domestic Water Supplies
pdf IDL Forester Forum: Constructing Slash Filter Windrows
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A slash filter windrow is a designed structure made of waste logs and compacted slash to protect forest streams from road surface and fill slope sediment delivery, as well as to stabilize road fills.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Take the Risk Out of Slash Burning
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Many landowners do not feel prepared or equipped to burn slash, or provide adequate protection while burning.

pdf IDL Forester Forum: Idaho Forest Practices Act
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The Idaho Forest Practices Act (FPA) was passed by the 1974 Idaho Legislature to assure the continuous growing and harvesting of forest trees, while maintaining forest soil, air and water quality.

How To: Install a Permanent Culvert
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Choosing the appropriate type of culvert and installing it correctly is important to the health of associated streams. Learn how to correctly install permanent culverts.

How To: Construct a Ford
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Fords can be used as temporary or permanent stream crossings. Learn where and when you can use a ford and how to install them correctly.

How To: Build a Slash Filter Windrow
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Slash filter windrows are structures made out of waste logs and compacted slash and help to protect forest streams from sediment originating from forest roads.

How To: Identifying Soil Characteristics
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Knowing the properties of your forest soils will help you predict how soils will respond to forest operations. Learn how to identify your forest soils by conducting your own field soil survey.

How To: Locate a Stream Protection Zone
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In recognition of their ability to protect and maintain high water quality, the riparian areas and wetlands of Idaho's forested watersheds have earned special protection in the IFPA rules, called Stream Protection Zones (SPZs).

How To: Apply for a Stream Channel Alteration Permit
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Culverts, bridges, and fords on perennial streams are considered stream channel alterations when used on logging roads and skid trails. Learn about Stream Channel Alteration Permits and determine which process you must follow.

How To: File a Notification of Forest Practice and Certificate of Slash Compliance/Fire Hazard Agreement
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Before you begin any forest practice you must file a few forms at your local Idaho Department of Lands office.

pdf Rules Pertaining to the Idaho Forest Practices Act
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In accordance with Section 38-1304, Idaho Code, the Idaho Board of Land Commissioners shall adopt rules establishing minimum standards for the conduct of forest practices on forest land.

pdf Consulting Foresters for Private Landowners
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Professional forest management can provide tremendous benefits to landowners. Landowners have the opportunity to produce income from timber sales, develop better wildlife habitat, enjoy more hunting opportunities and provide a better environment for all of us by protecting soil and water resources.

pdf Landscape Stewardship Guide for Foresters and Land Managers

This document provides Forestry program managers with broad guidance on a landscape approach to forest stewardship in the region served by Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry.

pdf Developing Wildlife-Friendly Pine Plantations
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pdf Using Conservation Easements to Protect Working Forests
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For decades, conservation easements have protected open space values such as wildlife habitat, ecological diversity, recreational access and aesthetics.

Smallholder agroforestry plots may boost tree conservation: Report
By:

When natural forests are threatened by deforestation or climate change, the best hope for the survival of certain at risk tree species may be to include them in agroforestry plots managed by small farmers, according to new research.

pdf Working Trees for Agriculture
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Putting trees to work in conservation and production systems for farms, ranches, and nearby communities means planting the right trees, in the right places and in the correct design to achieve desired objectives.

Tim's Tips: Use of Wedges
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The use of wedges in logging has a long history. The mechanics involved are quite simple. Depending on the height and diameter of the tree, it is possible to fell it in a direction opposite of its lean with a wedge that gives no more than one inch of lift.

pdf Regenerating Hardwood Forests
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Managing Competing Plants, Deer, and Light.

pdf Romancing the Crop Tree
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Foresters and  landowners alike desire alternatives to traditional silviculture techniques, and it may come as a relief to foresters and the public as well that there is an array of literature residing between the un-easy bookends of selection and clear cutting that remains to be written.

pdf Prescribed Fire Associations
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A Prescribed Fire Association is a group of landowners and other concerned citizens that form a partnership to conduct prescribed burns. Prescribed burning is the key land management tool used to restore and maintain native plant communities to their former diversity and productivity for livestock production and wildlife habitat.

 Forestry Resources

   
Articles on Forestry Resources
pdf Trees and Forests: America's Critical Green Infrastructure
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2016 State & Private Forestry Report

pdf Safe Harbor: Helping Landowners Help Endangered Species
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This handbook describes safe harbor agreements and the way in which they work. It aims to help you decide if a safe harbor agreement makes sense for your land.& ...

Everything You Know About Timber Harvest is Probably Wrong
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The problem is all the people who don’t understand the body of science behind timber management and who become highly agitated whenever they see trees being harvested.

pdf Developing a Forest Stewardship Plan: The key to forest management
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Forest stewardship is the management of forest resources in a way that meets the needs of the current owners, but does not adversely affect use by future generations.

pdf Estate Planning for Forest Landowners: What Will Become of Your Timberland?
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The purpose of this book is to provide guidelines and assistance to nonindustrial private  forest owners and the legal, tax, financial, insurance, and forestry professionals who serve  them on the application of estate planning techniques to forest properties.

pdf 2014 Farm Bill Field Guide to Fish and Wildlife Conservation
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The 2014 Farm Bill Field Guide to Fish and Wildlife Conservation was prepared as an introduction for fish and wildlife conservation providers – the on-the-ground biologists and conservation partners who help deliver Farm Bill conservation programs to landowners.

Do you have a plan for your family forest?
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More family woodlands will change hands and be sub-divided in the next 10 years than at any point in America’s history. That fact stru ...

pdf Building Sustainable Farms, Ranches and Communities: A Guide to Federal Programs for Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry, Entrepreneurship, Conservation, Food Systems, and Community Development
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This guide lists funding opportunities offered by federal programs, and is indispensable for anyone seeking government help to foster their innovative enterprise in forestry and agriculture.

pdf REITs and Timber Taxation
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A real estate investment trust (REIT) is a special tax entity investing in real estate (such as shopping malls, apartments, and timberland).

pdf Federal Income Tax on Timber: A Quick Guide For Woodland Owners
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This publication provides a quick reference on timber tax laws that are important to woodland owners. It presents concise and easy-to-understand explanations of issues related to woodland owners.

pdf Income Tax Deduction fo Timber Casualty Loss
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Timber damaged or destroyed by hurricane, fire, earthquake, ice, hail, tornado, high wind and other storms are casualty losses that may allow timberland owners to claim a deduction on their federal income tax returns.

Forest to Faucet: Why National Forests Are More Than Recreational Spaces
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One of the foundational principles of the U.S. Forest Service is water. This observation was made in reference to the impact of the Clean Water Act on the importance to watershed management within the national forests.

pdf Under Cover: Wildlife of Shrublands and Young Forest
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The term “early successional habitat” describes the shrubs, trees, and other plants that grow back on the land after older vegetation has been removed or cut back.

The Challenge of Maintaining Working Forests in 21st Century America
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Recently I made a presentation to the Society of American Foresters (SAF) at their annual conference. My overall theme was that working forests, not wilderness areas and parks, are the prospective foundations of our prosperity in the 21st century.

pdf An American Land Ethic: Protecting the Family Farm
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Most Americans think of New Jersey as the overcrowded land of turnpikes and oil refineries. The truth is much more diverse. New Jersey has a wide landscape, with a variety of forest ecosystems, from the hardwood forests in the mountains of northern New Jersey to the coastal-plain, pine forest ecosystems of the southern area of the state.

Unlocking the Economic Potential of Your Woodlot
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If you’re interested in long-term woodlot management, this article investigates the benefits of silviculture and the idea that forest management considers the trees that are left growing after a timber sale are just as important as the trees that are cut.

pdf A Guide to Seedling Selection
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This Guide, Miscellaneous Publication No. 18, by the Idaho Forest, Wildlife and Range Experiment Station, College of Natural Resources University of Idaho is published once a year in September.

pdf Five Year Plan: July 1, 2013-June 30, 2018
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The Owyhee Conservation District prime objective is to provide farmers, landowners, and users assistance in improving, sustaining and conserving Idaho’s natural resources.

pdf Benewah Soil & Water Conservation District: Five Year Resource Conservation Plan July1, 2010–June 30, 2015 Updated for FY 2014
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This document identifies the resource needs in the Conservation District and presents a resource conservation action plan for meeting these needs.

pdf Native Seed: An Introduction to Income Opportunities from Native Seed Gathered from Small Private Forestlands in the Pacific Northwest
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Introductory factsheet looking at income opportunities for small forestland owners from native seed harvesting and processing to be used in ...

Wildfire and Vegetation Response to Climate Change
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Rachel Loehman of the USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station presents this video short course on how climate, fire and vegetation are closely linked in western ecosystems and discusses how climate change might affect vegetation by changing wildfire disturbance patterns.

pdf Natural Resources Credit Trading Reference
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The purpose of the NRCS Natural Resource Credit Trading Reference is to provide an understanding of how environmental credit trading can be used to increase the provision of conservation and ecosystem services by agriculture.

pdf Payments for Forest Carbon
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Payments for forest carbon sequestration are an emerging opportunity for small forest owners to earn additional income, and in turn to sustain both the economic and ecological values of the Northern Forest.

pdf A User Guide to the Firewise Communities/USA Recognition Program
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This guide is provided as a general reference and resource for those interested or planning to become a recognized Firewise community.

pdf Volunteer Sign-Up Sheet
By:

pdf Idaho Interagency Coordination Guide
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Working with communities and private landowners before, during, and after wildfires.

pdf Managing Fire on Lands Protected by the State of Idaho
pdf Consulting Foresters for Private Landowners
By:

Professional forest management can provide tremendous benefits to landowners. Landowners have the opportunity to produce income from timber sales, develop better wildlife habitat, enjoy more hunting opportunities and provide a better environment for all of us by protecting soil and water resources.

pdf Landscape Stewardship Guide for Foresters and Land Managers

This document provides Forestry program managers with broad guidance on a landscape approach to forest stewardship in the region served by Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry.

Forest Loss on the Rebound: Sustaining Investments for America's Natural Resource Future
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pdf Developing Wildlife-Friendly Pine Plantations
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pdf Wildland Fire in Ecosystems
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Effects of Fire on Soil and Water

pdf Using Conservation Easements to Protect Working Forests
By:

For decades, conservation easements have protected open space values such as wildlife habitat, ecological diversity, recreational access and aesthetics.

The Importance of Land Trusts to Forestry
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Almost everyone in forestry has heard of land trusts since they have become a common fixture especially in areas that are rapidly urbanizing.

Smallholder agroforestry plots may boost tree conservation: Report
By:

When natural forests are threatened by deforestation or climate change, the best hope for the survival of certain at risk tree species may be to include them in agroforestry plots managed by small farmers, according to new research.

pdf Working Trees for Agriculture
By:

Putting trees to work in conservation and production systems for farms, ranches, and nearby communities means planting the right trees, in the right places and in the correct design to achieve desired objectives.

pdf Regenerating Hardwood Forests
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Managing Competing Plants, Deer, and Light.

Forestry Resources Organizations & Professionals
There are 287 resources serving Clearwater Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Forestry Resources Organizations & Professionals serving Clearwater Region
Carbon Credits and Sequestration
American Carbon Registry
John Kadyszewski - Director - Arlington, VA
Bio-Logical Capital
Grant McCargo - Managing Director, Founder and CEO - Denver, CO
Blue Source
Jessica Stalberger - Office Manager - Murray, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme
Forest Trends (attention: BBOP Secretariat) - Washington, DC
C2Invest, LLC
- The Plains, VA
Carbon Cycle Institute (CCI)
- Nicasio, CA
Chicago Climate Exchange
Offset Registry - Chicago, IL
Climate Action Reserve
Gillian Calof - Interim-President/Operations Director - Los Angeles, CA
EcoSecurities
- New York, NY
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
Ecosystem Investment Partners
- Baltimore, MD
Ecotrust Forest Management
Amrita Kumar - Director - Portland, OR
ENVIRON
- Arlington, VA
Finite Carbon
- Wayne, PA
Forest Carbon Portal
Forest Trends' Ecosystem Marketplace - Washington, DC
Forest Trends
Forest Trends Association - Washington, DC
Green Assets, Inc
- Wilmington, NC
ImageTree
- Morgantown, WV
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
The Climate Trust
- Portland, OR
The Wetlands Group
Gary Howard - Star, ID
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Conservation Credit Markets
Blue Source
Jessica Stalberger - Office Manager - Murray, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Dave Gibson
IFC/World Bank - Senior Environmental Risk Specialist - Warrenton, VA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
National Mitigation Banking Association
- Washington, DC
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Ross Guidry - Region Land Manager - Lafayette, LA
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
Department of Interior - Fish and Wildlife Service Programs
Aplomado Falcon Safe Harbor Agreement
Bill Henirch - The Peregrine Fund - Boise (Idaho), TX
Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Task Force
Susan Mangin - Executive Secretary, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Arlington, VA
Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Candidate Conservation Program
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Emergency Stabilization - Burned Area Rehabiliation
Erv Gasser - DOI National Interagency BAER Team Leader - Seattle, WA
Fish Passage Program - Pacific Region
Dan Shively - Fish Passage and Habitat Partnerships Coordinator - Portland, OR
Great Basin Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Linda Kelly - Great Basin LCC CoordinatorCA
Great Northern Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Yvette Converse / GNLCC Coordinator - Bozeman, MT
Habitat Conservation Plans
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Idaho Fishery Resource Office
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - Ahsahka, ID
Landowner Incentive Program
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Migratory Bird Program
Brad Bortner, Division Chief - Division of Migratory Bird Management - Falls Church, VA
National Fish Passage Program
Susan Wells - National Fish Passage Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act Grants Program
Guy Foulks - NMBCA Program Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Grants Program
U.S. Department of the Interior - Arlington, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Small Grants Program
Rodecia Mcknight - Small Grants Program Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Standard Grants Program
Stacy Sanchez - U.S. Standard Grants Program Proposal Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative
Deanna Spooner - PICCC Coordinator - Honolulu, HI
Partners For Fish And Wildlife Program - National
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Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program in Idaho
Kathleen Hendricks - Idaho Partners Program Coordinator - Boise, ID
Plains & Prairie Potholes Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Rick Nelson - LCC CoordinatorND
Safe Harbor Agreements
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Southern Rockies Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Kevin Johnson, SRLCC Coordinator - Fish Wildlife Service - Lakewood, CO
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Coastal Program
- Arlington , VA
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Idaho Office
Michael Carrier - Idaho State Supervisor - Boise, ID
Western Regional Air Partnership (WRAP)
Dan Johnson - Executive Director - Seattle, WA
Wildland Fire Information and Technology (WFIT)
Forests and RangelandsTX
Working Lands for Wildlife
USDA - NRCS - Washington, DC
Fire Services / Prescribed Burning
Inbound, LLC
Dillon Sanders - Managing Director, Founder - Portland, OR
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Mark Elliot
Fire Aviation and Investigation - Program Manager - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Northwest Management, Inc.
Vincent P. Corrao - President - Moscow, ID
Stone Creek Fire LLC
Pat Durland - Boise, ID
Foresters
Brad Tucker
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Brock Purvis
Northwest Management Inc. - Forester - Moscow, ID
Casey Clark
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Council of Western State Foresters
Sara Goodwin - Communications Director - Denver, CO
Dale Claassen
Sperry Ridge, Inc. - Chief Forester - Eugene, OR
Dennis Thomas
Northwest Management Inc. - Fire/Fuels Specialist - Moscow, ID
Dick E. Bradetich, ACF
Inland Forest Management, Inc. - Consulting Forester - Sandpoint, ID
Dr. Randy Brooks
Extension Forester and Professor - Extension Forestry University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
Eric Clippinger
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Eric Femreite
Northwest Management Inc. - Forester - Moscow, ID
Greg Howisey
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Gregory A. Bassler, ACF
Northwest Management, Inc. - Consulting Forester - Moscow, ID
Idaho Forest Owners Association
Paul A. Buckland - President - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Idaho Tree Farm Program
Steve Funk - Chair - Coeur d’Alene, ID
Jay Sila
Clearwater Supervisory Area Manager - Orofino, ID
Joe Hinson
Northwest Natural Resource Group, LLC - Forester - Weiser, ID
John Ailport
Inland Forest Management, Inc. - Consulting Forester - Sandpoint, ID
Karen Robinson
Inland Forest Management, Inc. - Sandpoint, ID
Karl Radcliffe
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Katharine Mattson
Certified Forester (Forestry Consultant) - Meadowlark Resources - Troy, ID
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Mark Corrao
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Mark Lesko
Ponderosa SupervisoryArea Manager - Deary, ID
Mark Stutzman
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
Michael Lester - Portland, OR
Matthew M. Engberg
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
McKenzie River Associates LLC
James A. Mehrwein - President - Eugene, OR
Michael Dominguez
5 Star Forestry - Owner - Kooskia, ID
Northwest Management Inc.
- Moscow, ID
Ric Hagenbaugh
Northwest Management Inc. - Forester - Moscow, ID
Richard L. Cooper
Cooper Consulting Forestry - Owner - Honor, MI
Robert Coats
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Steve Bloedel, ACF, CF
Inland Forest Management, Inc. - Consulting Forester - Sandpoint, ID
Steve Prochnau
Prochnau Forest Consultants, LLC - Owner/President - Olympia, WA
Tera R. King
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC
- Jackson, MS
TigerTree Land Management
Franz Lani - Laramie, WY
Tim Gurton
Sperry Ridge, Inc. - Forester - Eugene, OR
Vaiden Bloch
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Vincent P. Corrao, ACF
Northwest Management, Inc. - President - Moscow, ID
Western Forest Systems, Inc.
Richard M. Schaefer IV, Richard M. Schaefer III, and Janice Schaefer - Lewiston, ID
William 'Bill' Warren
Professor and Extension Educator - UI Clearwater Co. Extension - Orofino, ID
William C. Berrigan, ACF
Berrigan Forestry, Inc. - Owner - Kettle Falls, WA
Worman and Associates
Doug Worman - Owner - Hayden, ID
Yvonne Barkley
Associate Extension Forester - Extension Forestry University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
Zoanne Anderson
Maggie Creek Supervisory Area Manager - Kamiah, ID
Government Agencies
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Bureau of Land Management - Idaho
Tim Murphy - State Director - Boise, ID
Farm Service Agency
USDA - Washington, DC
Idaho Bean Commission
Lacey Menasco - Administrator - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Virgil Moore - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Lands
Tom Schultz - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
David Langhorst - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Water Resources
Gary Spackman - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Departmet of Environmental Quality
- Boise, ID
Idaho Governor's Office of Species Conservation
Dustin Miller - Administrator - Boise, ID
Idaho Governor’s Office of Energy Resources
John Chatburn - Administrator - Boise, ID
Idaho Office of Energy Resources
Matt Wiggs - Boise, ID
Idaho Office of Species Conservation
Irina Victoria - Administrative Assistant - Boise, ID
Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission
Teri Murrison - Administrator - Boise, ID
Idaho State Department of Agriculture
Celia R. Gould - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Water Science Center
- Boise, ID
Idaho Water Supply Bank
Remington Buyer, Water Supply Bank Coordinator - Idaho Department of Water Resources - Boise, ID
National Invasive Species Council
U.S. Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Natural Resources Conservation Service
USDA - Washington, DC
Small Business Development Center
Katie Sewall - State Director - Boise, ID
State and Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service - Office of Communication - Washington, DC
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- Washington, DC
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Washington, DC
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture - Washington, DC
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Western Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
- Cheyenne, WY
Western Governors’ Association
James Ogsbury - Executive Director - Denver, CO
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Andrew J. Waldera
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Boise, ID
Andrew M. Wayment
Wright & Wayment, PLLC - Idaho Falls, ID
Arthur Macomber
Macomber Law, PLLC - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
David P. Claiborne
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Principal - Boise, ID
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Evan Roth
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Twin Falls, ID
Husch Blackwell LLP
James M. Ash - Kansas City, MO
J. Frederick Mack
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
J. Kahle Becker
Attorney At Law - Boise, ID
James P. Moorhead
Moorhead Law Group, LLC - Founder and Principal - Chicago, IL
John R. Goodell
Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Boise, ID
Laura A. Schroeder
Schroeder Law Offices, PC - Portland, OR
Linda Bergeson Jones
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Linda R. Larson
Marten Law - Seattle, WA
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Mountain States Legal Foundation
William Perry Pendley - President and COO - Lakewood, CO
Murray D. Feldman
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Partnership for Conservation
Randy Bampfield - Co-Chair- Legal Committee - Washington, DC
Peter D. Nichols
Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti, LLP - Partner - Boulder, CO
Randall C. Budge
Managing Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
Richard H. Andrus
Holland & Hart - Of Counsel - Boise, ID
Scott J. Smith
Partner - Racine Olson - Pocatello, ID
Scott L. Campbell
Moffatt Thomas - Boise, ID
Stefan Nagel
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Newton, MA
Therese Ure
Schroeder Law Offices, PC - Portland, OR
Theron J. De Smet
Associate - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Thomas J. Budge
Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
William F. Boyd
Of Counsel - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
William G. Myers III
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
William Myers III
Holland & Hart - Boise, ID
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Cascade Earth Sciences
- Pocatello, ID
Country Natural Beef
Wes Davies - Customer Service - Burns, OR
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Hugh Barrett
Sage Advice - President - Long Beach, WA
IDAH2O Master Water Stewards
Jim Ekins - Program Coordinator - Coeur d'Alene, ID
James Armstrong
Rare Earth Science, LLC - Principal Geologist - Gunnison, CO
Joe Hinson
Northwest Natural Resource Group, LLC - Forester - Weiser, ID
Mark Corrao
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
Michael Lester - Portland, OR
River Menders
- Boise, ID
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Rocky Mountain Environmental Associates
John Rice - Senior Geologist, President - Idaho Falls, ID
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - Littleton, CO
Seed / Seedling Suppliers
Aberdeen Plant Materials Center
Derek Tilley - PMC Manager - Aberdeen, ID
American Grazing Lands Services LLC
Jim & Dawn Gerrish - May, ID
American Tree Seedling
- Bainbridge, GA
ArborGen
- Ridgeville, SC
ATS Partners, LLC
Chuck Whittaker - Bainbridge, GA
Bell Brothers, Inc.
- Claxton, GA
Big D Ranch, Inc.
Richard Durrant - General Manager - Meridian, ID
Brent and Becky's Bulbs
- Gloucester, VA
Buckeye Nursery, Inc
- Perry, FL
Central Florida Lands & Timber Nursery, L.L.C.
- Mayo, FL
Chestnut Hill Nursery & Orchards
- Alachua, FL
Deep South Growers
- Douglas, GA
DeepSouth Pine Nursery, Inc.
Gary Cannon, John Manning, Jim Hasty - Bascom, FL
Direct Seed Loan Program
Ty Meyer - Ag Manager - Spokane, WA
Dwight Stansel Farm Nursery
- Wellborn, FL
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Great Basin Natives
- Holden, UT
High Mowing Organic Seeds
Tom Stearns - Founder/Head Seedsman - Wolcott, VT
Ivy Garth Seeds & Plants, Inc.
- Chesterland, OH
J. R. Simplot Company
- Boise, ID
Johnny's Selected Seeds
Harry Fraser - General Manager - Winslow, ME
Norman A Berg National Plant Materials Center
Ramon Ortiz - PMC Manager (acting) - Beltsville, MD
Osborne Seed Company, LLC
Chris Osborne - Mount Vernon, WA
Pullman Plant Materials Center
Allen Casey - PMC Manager - Pullman, WA
Ranchland Development Inc.
Roland N. Spencer - Founder - Winfield, KS
Rock Bridge Trees
David Hughes - Bethpage, TN
Speedling, Inc.
- Ruskin, FL
Superior Trees, Inc.
- Lee , FL
United Potato Growers of Idaho
Rick Shawver - COO - Idaho Falls, ID
University of Idaho Franklin H. Pitkin Forest Nursery
Anthony S. Davis - Director, Center for Forest Nursery and Seedling Research - Moscow, ID
Utah Seed
Orson Boyce - Bothwell, UT
Western Forest Systems, Inc.
Richard M. Schaefer IV, Richard M. Schaefer III, and Janice Schaefer - Lewiston, ID
Wildflower Farm
- Coldwater, ON
Willard Bay Gardens, LLC
- Willard, UT
State Funding / Technical Resources
Access Yes!
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Center for Invasive Species Management
Liz Galli-Noble - Director - Bozeman, MT
Center for Research on Invasive Species and Small Populations
Marijka Haverhals, Outreach Coordinator - College of Agricultural and Life Sciences - Moscow, ID
Community Forestry Program
David Groeschl - State Forester and Deputy Director - Forestry & Fire Division - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Direct Seed Loan Program
Ty Meyer - Ag Manager - Spokane, WA
Idaho Bee Inspection Program
Nick Deeds - Ag Program Specialist, Field Services - Boise, ID
Idaho Cooperative Weed Management Area
Idaho State Department of Agriculture - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Lands
Tom Schultz - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
David Langhorst - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Water Resources
Gary Spackman - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Fish and Wildlife Information System
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Idaho Forest Health
David Groeschl - State Forester and Deputy Director - Forestry & Fire Division - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Idaho Forest Legacy Program
Karen Sjoquist - Sandpoint, ID
Idaho Forest Stewardship Program
David Groeschl - State Forester and Deputy Director - Forestry & Fire Division - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Idaho Governor’s Office of Energy Resources
John Chatburn - Administrator - Boise, ID
Idaho Habitat Improvement Program
Jeff Gould, Bureau Chief - Wildlife - Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise , ID
Idaho Invasive Species Program
Celia R. Gould - Director of the Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) and Chair of the Idaho Invasive Species Council - Boise, ID
Idaho Landowner Incentive Program
Karla Drewsen - Statewide LIP Coordinator - Boise, ID
Idaho Master Naturalist Program
Sara Focht - Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Idaho Project WILD
Lori Adams - Project WILD Coordinator - Boise, ID
Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission
Teri Murrison - Administrator - Boise, ID
Idaho State Department of Agriculture
Celia R. Gould - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho State Department of Agriculture Noxious Weeds Program
Matt Voile - Noxious Weeds and Invasive Species Section Manager - Boise, ID
Idaho Water Resources Research Institute
Dr. John C. Tracy, IWRRI Director - Unversity of Idaho - Boise, ID
Idaho Water Supply Bank
Remington Buyer, Water Supply Bank Coordinator - Idaho Department of Water Resources - Boise, ID
Idaho Weed Awareness Campaign
Roger Batt - Executive Director - Meridian, ID
Idaho Wildlife Diversity Program
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
ISDA's Noxious Weed Cost Share Program
- Boise, ID
Prairie Grouse Partners
Ralph Rogers - Executive Director of the North American Grouse Partnership - Waverly, NE
Resource Conservation & Range Development Loan Program - Idaho
Terry Hoebelheinrich - Loan Officer - Boise, ID
River Menders
- Boise, ID
Sage Grouse - Idaho Governor's Office of Species Conservation
Dustin Miller - Administrator - Boise, ID
Sage-grouse Conservation and Management
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Small Business Development Center
Katie Sewall - State Director - Boise, ID
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Idaho Office
Michael Carrier - Idaho State Supervisor - Boise, ID
Water Quality Programs - Idaho
Karie Pappani, TMDL Program Lead - Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission - Boise, ID
Wildlife Tracts - Idaho
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Nampa, ID
Tree Planting Vendors
Arbor Day Foundation
- Nebraska City, NE
ArborGen
- Ridgeville, SC
ATS Partners, LLC
Chuck Whittaker - Bainbridge, GA
Chestnut Hill Nursery & Orchards
- Alachua, FL
Michael Dominguez
5 Star Forestry - Owner - Kooskia, ID
USDA - Forest Service Programs
Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund Grants
Kelly Bibb or David Dell - Grant Program Contacts - Atlanta, GA
Forest Legacy Program
U.S. Forest Service - Washington, DC
Forest Stewardship Program (FSP)
Karl R. DallaRosa - Program Manager - Washington, DC
Forests and Rangelands
John Ferrell - Feedstock Supply and Logistics Supervisor Biomass Program - Washington, DC
Idaho Forest Legacy Program
Karen Sjoquist - Sandpoint, ID
Smokey Bear - Prescribed Fire
Gwen Beavans - National Fire Prevention Coordinator - Washington, DC
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Washington, DC
Western Regional Air Partnership (WRAP)
Dan Johnson - Executive Director - Seattle, WA
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Dennis Mackey
- Fish and Wildlife Biologist - Star, ID
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Hugh Barrett
Sage Advice - President - Long Beach, WA
Idaho Cooperative Fish And Wildlife Research Unit
Dr. Courtney Conway - College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
James Armstrong
Rare Earth Science, LLC - Principal Geologist - Gunnison, CO
James Michael Scott, PhD
University of Idaho - Professor and Research Scientist - Moscow, ID
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
Michael Lester - Portland, OR
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Rocky Mountain Environmental Associates
John Rice - Senior Geologist, President - Idaho Falls, ID
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - Littleton, CO
Woodlot and Timber Services
Ecotrust Forest Management
Amrita Kumar - Director - Portland, OR
Forest Resources Association Inc. - Western Region
Vickie Hoffart - FRA Region Manager - Kennewick, WA
Forest2Market
- Eugene, OR
Steve Prochnau
Prochnau Forest Consultants, LLC - Owner/President - Olympia, WA
The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC
- Jackson, MS
TigerTree Land Management
Franz Lani - Laramie, WY
Western Forest Systems, Inc.
Richard M. Schaefer IV, Richard M. Schaefer III, and Janice Schaefer - Lewiston, ID
Worman and Associates
Doug Worman - Owner - Hayden, ID