Being ‘Good Neighbors’ Boosts Idaho’s Forest Health

Forests know no jurisdictional bounds. Insects, fire, and disease spread quickly without a thought to who has authority to stop them. So to be successful, efforts to manage forest health, and its impacts on people and critters, can’t focus on who owns what. That’s...

Montana Thinning Project Begins In Bitterroot National Forest

Crews have begun a 1,000-acre timber thinning project on the Bitterroot National Forest south of Hamilton. The Westside Vegetation Management Project is an effort to improve forest health and to reduce fire hazards close to private property. The project will extend...