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Carbon Sequestration News ItemsWashington Lands Commissioner Supports Good Neighbor Authority - Spokane Public Radio6/7/2018 4:18:58 PM
Spokane Public Radio Washington Lands Commissioner Supports Good Neighbor Authority Spokane Public Radio This summer, crews in Washington and Idaho will work on forest restoration projects on state and federal lands. ... Idaho is working about a dozen projects in the Gem State; Washington has a handful going on both sides of the Cascades. ... significant ... and more »
The Long, Slow Death Of Carbon Capture & Sequestration (Hello, Carbon Recycling!) - CleanTechnica12/15/2017 9:38:39 AM
CleanTechnica The Long, Slow Death Of Carbon Capture & Sequestration (Hello, Carbon Recycling!) CleanTechnica Then there's the financial issues, which were capably exposed when USA's showcase FutureGen carbon sequestration project flamed out in 2015. Systems for carbon capture .... Photo: Electrolysis setup for syngas production via Idaho National Laboratory. and more »
Unique challenge, achieved: Use as much Idaho wood, as little Idaho energy, as possible. - Idaho Statesman10/18/2017 1:17:00 AM
Idaho Statesman Unique challenge, achieved: Use as much Idaho wood, as little Idaho energy, as possible. Idaho Statesman Likewise, in the last 25 years the use of wood in construction has come to the forefront of sustainable practices and advanced engineering and is possibly the best single method to provide carbon sequestration (sustainability) the AEC industry has ...
Idaho Basecamp builds first public hemp building in US - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide8/2/2017 6:14:08 AM
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Idaho Basecamp builds first public hemp building in US Idaho Mountain Express and Guide ... three-year project, Idaho Base Camp will hold a ribbon-cutting party on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 1-4 p.m. at its headquarters over Trail Creek. For more information on how to get there, contact Idaho Base Camp at firstname.lastname@example.org or 208-720-1822.
Fire Management News ItemsFirefighters prepare for 2018 fire season - Idaho County Free Press6/20/2018 9:28:24 AM
Idaho County Free Press Firefighters prepare for 2018 fire season Idaho County Free Press More than 200 firefighters — representing seven fire management units from the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests — attended an all-forest preparedness event earlier this month to ensure their readiness for the upcoming 2018 fire year. The forest ...
4 big myths about wildfire - The Wilderness Society (press release) (blog)6/19/2018 2:19:57 PM
4 big myths about wildfire The Wilderness Society (press release) (blog) A firefighter on U.S. Forest Service land in Idaho . Credit: Lance Cheung (USDA), flickr. With costs rising, fire funds often ... We must approach fire management in a new and strategic way. One costly aspect of fighting fires is protecting "inholdings ... and more »
Man accused of attempted murder - The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel6/19/2018 1:39:26 AM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel Man accused of attempted murder The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel "The recent moisture played in our favor last weekend," said Brandon Lewis, BLM fire management officer. "I anticipate things will dry ... The fire, which is being managed by the Southern Idaho Type 3 Management Team, began Friday. Pre-evacuation ...
Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest prepares for 2018 fire season - KXLY Spokane6/18/2018 4:54:00 PM
KXLY Spokane Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest prepares for 2018 fire season KXLY Spokane KAMIAH, Idaho - Over 200 skilled firefighters, representing seven fire management units from the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests, attended an all-forest Preparedness event, to get ready for the 2018 fire season. The forest is currently staffed ...
Reflections from ground zero Local is an eyewitness to first days of the 416 fire - The Durango Herald6/16/2018 1:36:00 AM
The Durango Herald Reflections from ground zero Local is an eyewitness to first days of the 416 fire The Durango Herald The Type 2 fire management team set up its Southern Division headquarters in the meadow next to us. ... They had Idaho City hot shots positioned every 10 yards along the railroad tracks looking opposite the fire, watching for spot fires jumping the tracks.
Franz Names Geissler as State Forester and Supervisor of Wildfire Operations - Access Washington6/5/2018 3:14:54 PM
Franz Names Geissler as State Forester and Supervisor of Wildfire Operations Access Washington He has almost 30 years of experience in natural resource and wildland fire management , and six years of experience in structural firefighting as a volunteer in Idaho and New Mexico. Last year, 404,223 acres burned across Washington costing more than ...
Firewise Communities News ItemsRangeland firefighting provides model for ranchers and government workers to collaborate - The Spokesman-Review3/24/2018 9:05:16 AM
The Spokesman-Review Rangeland firefighting provides model for ranchers and government workers to collaborate The Spokesman-Review They've found common ground in eastern Oregon and southern Idaho , collaborating to create a system of Rangeland Fire Protection Associations to coordinate the equipment and expertise of local ranchers with firefighting agency experts. It's not a ...
More fuel, more moisture: Wildland fire season delayed - Twin Falls Times-News5/26/2017 4:16:44 AM
Twin Falls Times-News More fuel, more moisture: Wildland fire season delayed Twin Falls Times-News TWIN FALLS — Snow and rain have encouraged plant growth throughout the south-central Idaho desert — but fire officials say this won't necessarily be a driver behind bigger fires this season. While abundant grasses can make a fire harder to control, ... and more »
How One Community In Idaho's Wildland-Urban Interface Deals With Wildfire - Boise State Public Radio7/28/2016 12:12:56 PM
Boise State Public Radio How One Community In Idaho's Wildland-Urban Interface Deals With Wildfire Boise State Public Radio Located off Highway 55 at the base of the foothills, Avimor is one of 22 Firewise Idaho communities. Firewise is a kind of certification given to neighborhoods in the wildland-urban interface that take preventive wildfire measures. According to Avimor ... and more »
Forestry Resources News ItemsKyle Roe Wetmore - Lewiston Morning Tribune6/24/2018 5:25:34 AM
Lewiston Morning Tribune Kyle Roe Wetmore Lewiston Morning Tribune Kyle Roe Wetmore, 47, of Orofino, was shaped and enriched by the north Idaho woods. His favorite moments were spent with friends and family there, or fishing in his boat on the Clearwater River. ... of Idaho , largely paying for his own education by ...
Kuna FFA goes to Moscow for state career development competitions - Idaho Press-Tribune6/20/2018 2:36:28 AM
Idaho Press-Tribune Kuna FFA goes to Moscow for state career development competitions Idaho Press-Tribune The Forestry Career Development Events consist of timber cruising, log scaling, compass reading, identifying trees and tools and demonstrating the ability to read a map. Abby Meyer, Austin Miller, Zach Thompson and Austin Williams took 12th place this ...
Timber is Oregon's biggest carbon polluter - High Country News6/19/2018 1:04:53 PM
High Country News Timber is Oregon's biggest carbon polluter High Country News While Oregon forests absorb a lot of carbon, the team of Oregon State University and University of Idaho researchers found that the wood products industry is the largest sector contributing to carbon pollution in the state and “that in a relative sense ...
The Thrill of a Mill: MHCC students get new sawmill - KATU6/19/2018 2:05:25 AM
KATU The Thrill of a Mill: MHCC students get new sawmill KATU He just graduated from MHCC with a two-year applied science degree in Forest Resources . "I was a drywall finisher for 16 years before I went back to school," says Schmidgall. Now, degree in hand, he's off to Idaho for the summer to put his education to ...
Ladysmith Envirothon team wins state; headed to nationals - Ladysmith News6/6/2018 3:45:58 PM
Ladysmith News Ladysmith Envirothon team wins state; headed to nationals Ladysmith News ... competed in Stevens Point and placed first in forestry , first in aquatics and placed first overall. They will move on to represent LHS and the state as they compete at the National Envirothon at Idaho State University in July. ... Envirothon is ...
Federal timber bill could help rural Oregon - Bend Bulletin5/29/2018 3:13:26 AM
Federal timber bill could help rural Oregon Bend Bulletin Merkley said Thursday the timber bill has bipartisan support, including from Republicans in Idaho , Montana and Mississippi, and said he's optimistic it will be included in the farm bill. “We're working to bend the odds in our ... However, Timm Locke ... and more »