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Carbon Sequestration News ItemsWhat is Idaho's economic New Year's resolution? - Idaho State Journal1/7/2018 6:51:02 AM
Idaho State Journal What is Idaho's economic New Year's resolution? Idaho State Journal Beyond our energy sources, Idaho is attractive to new business for several reasons. We are already seeing a northerly migration of manufacturing away from the coastal southeast and its extreme weather. Idaho can take advantage of this shift, as well as ...
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 This building has a unique design challenge: use as much Idaho wood as possible and as little Idaho energy as possible. The timber industry in Idaho has come a long way from old-growth logging, spotted owls and visually shocking forest management ...
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 Hempitecture advocates using industrial hemp for building materials because it is environmentally friendly and contributes to carbon sequestration . “I called him on the phone, told him what we were planning and that we wanted to build sustainably, and ...
Budget Guts US Carbon Capture, Storage Research - Climate Central5/25/2017 8:57:09 PM
Climate Central Budget Guts US Carbon Capture, Storage Research Climate Central U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry addressing staff at the Idaho National Laboratory on May 8. Credit: Idaho National Laboratory/flickr. CCS may be critical to preventing global warming from exceeding levels scientists consider dangerous — 2°C (3.6°F ... and more »
Fire Management News ItemsRefuge feels the heat with drone technology - Idaho Statesman2/10/2018 10:31:10 AM
Idaho Statesman Refuge feels the heat with drone technology Idaho Statesman "Just because a pile's not smoking doesn't mean it's not hot," Mike Hill, assistant fire management officer, said. "So, that's what the camera can get. That's where a camera is better than a human." Alaska soil can maintain heat over the winter, so it ... and more »
BLM director in Nevada leaving for firefighting post - Las Vegas Review-Journal2/9/2018 2:49:46 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal BLM director in Nevada leaving for firefighting post Las Vegas Review-Journal The director of the Bureau of Land Management in Nevada is leaving to take over as the bureau's top man at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho . John Ruhs announced his departure in an email to BLM staff members Friday. Ruhs has served ... and more »
2017 fire season No. 1; produced largest fire in state's history - Great Falls Tribune2/8/2018 6:04:58 PM
Great Falls Tribune 2017 fire season No. 1; produced largest fire in state's history Great Falls Tribune The Great Fire of 1910 burned an estimated 3 million acres in northeast Washington, northern Idaho , and western Montana, killing 86 people, most of them firefighters. More acreage probably burned that year in Montana compared to 2017, but accurate ...
Governor says drought requires more wildfire prevention cash - Idaho Statesman2/8/2018 2:13:00 AM
Governor says drought requires more wildfire prevention cash Idaho Statesman An exceptionally dry winter has prompted Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to ask the Legislature to boost funding for fire prevention efforts in the coming budget year. Ducey's office announced Wednesday it wants funding to remove brush and other dangerous ... and more »
Fire management can restore forest - save communities - White Mountain Independent1/26/2018 7:04:56 AM
White Mountain Independent Fire management can restore forest - save communities White Mountain Independent Back in 1910, The U.S. Forest Service adopted a comprehensive, expensive fire suppression effort after a fire called the “Big Burn” in Montana and Idaho charred a million acres and killed dozens of firefighters. The fire suppression effort dramatically ...
Firewise Communities News ItemsCounty awarded $240000 grant - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide2/2/2018 6:05:48 AM
County awarded $240000 grant Idaho Mountain Express and Guide The Blaine County commissioners entered into an agreement with the Idaho Department of Lands on Tuesday to accept a fire mitigation grant, wrapping up a protracted process aimed at aiding the Starweather, Heatherlands and Sundance subdivisions north of ...
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 ItemsWashington carbon tax bill clears key fiscal committee - Idaho Statesman2/22/2018 8:54:07 PM
Idaho Statesman Washington carbon tax bill clears key fiscal committee Idaho Statesman Twenty percent would address climate resilience through water-related, forest health, wildfire prevention and other natural resources projects. There's also assistance for low-income families and workers in the fossil-fuel industry as well as economic ... and more »
Idaho Lawmakers Encourage US President & Federal Officials to ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)2/22/2018 1:42:00 PM
Idaho Lawmakers Encourage US President & Federal Officials to ... GlobeNewswire (press release) VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Midas Gold Corp. (TSX:MAX) (OTCQX:MDRPF) today reported that Idaho's House of Representatives and Senate passed, with overwhelming support, a joint memorial asking the President of the ... Idaho Lawmakers Encourage US President & Federal Officials to Move Stibnite Gold Project Forward The Daily Telescope all 1 news articles »
Idaho Senate dodges local processes - Teton Valley News2/22/2018 12:06:09 PM
Teton Valley News Idaho Senate dodges local processes Teton Valley News ... Senate Resources & Environment Committee on Jan. 24. Kaufman went to Boise to alert Idaho politicians about the Palisades Wilderness Study Area in Wyoming and Palisades recommended wilderness in Idaho . Wyoming county commissioners have formed ...
Forest Service turns to volunteers for trail repair - The Missoulian2/21/2018 9:21:20 PM
The Missoulian Forest Service turns to volunteers for trail repair The Missoulian And the Central Idaho Wilderness Complex listing includes a chunk of the Bitterroot National Forest slopping across the Montana- Idaho border. But no money was attached to any of these priority areas. Instead, the Forest Service is following the ...
To compete in the data center game, Idaho should offer tax incentives - Idaho Statesman2/20/2018 6:04:00 PM
Idaho Statesman To compete in the data center game, Idaho should offer tax incentives Idaho Statesman Not far from the Ochoco National Forest , Prineville, Oregon, is like any number of cities in Idaho . With about 10,000 residents, it's roughly the size of Burley. Move it 300 miles east, and Prineville would fit in just fine as another charming Idaho ...
Being prepared equals better leadership - Bonner County Daily Bee2/20/2018 8:08:37 AM
Being prepared equals better leadership Bonner County Daily Bee By restricting the availability of timber, such as the unnecessarily large proposal for the Scotchman's Peak, the value of their investment increases. Stimson Lumber and The Idaho Forest Group would also reap the reward of reduced supply and ...
Interior to implement massive overhaul despite criticism - Idaho Business Review2/15/2018 10:20:06 AM
Idaho Business Review Interior to implement massive overhaul despite criticism Idaho Business Review The concept — supported in principle by many Western politicians from both parties — is to get top officials closer to the natural resources and cultural sites they manage. The Interior Department oversees a vast expanse of public lands, mainly in ... and more »
University of Idaho announces fall dean's list - Bonner County Daily Bee2/13/2018 8:02:11 AM
University of Idaho announces fall dean's list Bonner County Daily Bee Andrew O. McGinnis, Letters Arts & Social Sciences, B.A., History; Austin D. Maas, Letters Arts & Social Sciences, B.A., English; Ben E. Waggoner, Natural Resources , B.S. Forestry , Forest , Rangeland & Fire Sci; Callie Welch, Education, Health & Human ...
OSU Forest Science Center behind schedule and over budget - Idaho Statesman2/12/2018 3:19:51 PM
Idaho Statesman OSU Forest Science Center behind schedule and over budget Idaho Statesman Old and ungainly as it may have been, Peavy was beloved by many in the College of Forestry . Some students and faculty members questioned the need for a new building and called it a waste of resources , prompting the dean's office to publish a ... and more »
Rural Lane County residents fight aerial herbicide spraying - Idaho Statesman2/11/2018 2:03:00 PM
Idaho Statesman Rural Lane County residents fight aerial herbicide spraying Idaho Statesman Jenn and James Ruppert raise rabbits, goats and bees on their 3-acre farm. Most of their neighbors are small-farmers, too, or retirees living on acreage along Highway 36 as it winds through the rural Lake Creek Valley. Weyerhaeuser Co. owns thousands ... and more »