Keith Riddler | Associated Press

Idaho has more than doubled the number of workers assigned to logging and restoration projects on federal lands in the state with the goal of doubling the timber harvest and restoration treatments on by 2025. Read more


The US Forest Service and Idaho have forged 10 agreements for logging and restoration projects on federal land in what officials say could become a template for other Western states to create jobs and reduce the severity of wildfires. Read more


A conservation group has created maps identifying key landscapes in three Western states most likely to sustain native species amid climate change and is distributing money to protect private lands in those areas through use-limiting easements. Read more


A federal judge has halted a salvage logging project in northern Idaho at the request of two environmental groups that say it violates the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. Read more


Two conservation groups have asked a federal judge for an injunction to temporarily stop a salvage logging project in a national forest near the Selway and Middle Fork Clearwater rivers in northern Idaho. Read more

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