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UI Website Aims to Simplify Forestry Best Management Practices
Posted: Wednesday, May 1 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – A new website is taking root to help forest owners and others comply with Idaho forestry best management practices designed to protect water quality and the environment. University of Idaho Extension Forestry and the Idaho Department of Lands developed the website, www.idahoforestrybmps.org. It explains the importance of best management practices or BMPs toprotecting watersh...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Natural Resources | Extension | Forestry
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Filling a Void: U-Idaho Announces Renewable Materials Program
Posted: Thursday, March 7 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho — With the market for green products on the rise, the need for employees with skills and experiences in developing and marketing green products is becoming critical. The University of Idaho’s recently renamed College of Natural Resources Renewable Materials program is uniquely suited to develop future professionals to meet this need. “This is an exciting, new oppo...
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Natural Resources | Forest Products | Renewable Materials | Forest Products | News Release | Forest Products | Renewable Materials | Forestry | environment | Tom Gorman | Renewable Materials | Renewable Materials | CNR
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Registrations due Nov. 1 for Forestry Shortcourse offered in Coeur d’Alene
Posted: Tuesday, October 23 2012
COEUR D'ALENE -- A six-session Forestry Shortcourse scheduled Nov. 7 to Dec. 9 at Coeur d'Alene will help enrich forest landowners' understanding of forest ecology, silviculture, forest health, wildlife habitat, and other forestry topics. Those interested are asked to pre-register by Nov. 1. In the process, participants are coached by natural resource professionals on how to develop a m...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Extension | Bonner County | Forestry | Moscow | Kootenai County | Sandpoint
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Registrations due Sept. 7 for GPS Workshop in St. Maries
Posted: Monday, August 27 2012
ST. MARIES -- A Global Positioning System or GPS receiver is becoming as common to work and play in forests as a compass. A University of Idaho Extension Forestry workship planned Sept. 14 at St. Maries focuses on helping users who feel they are only using a small portion of their GPS receiver's capabilities.  The University of Idaho Extension “Using Your GPS” pr...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Northern Idaho | Extension | Bonner County | Forestry | Kootenai County | Latah County
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Forest Thinning & Pruning Field Day Set for St. Maries June 16, Cottonwood July 20
Posted: Saturday, July 21 2012
Local forest owners can learn how to implement these practices more effectively in Thinning and Pruning Field Days scheduled June 16 in St. Maries and July 20 in Cottonwood. Trees killed by bark beetle attacks always make forest owners ask: “what can we do about it?” Whether you have problems with insects or disease, concerns about fire, or just want to help forest growth, the...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Extension | Bonner County | Forestry | Kootenai County | Nez Perce County | Latah County
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Registrations due July 12th for Forest Root Disease workshop in Hayden, Idaho
Posted: Tuesday, July 3 2012
HAYDEN, Idaho -- A two-day workshop, "Root Disease: The Hidden Menace," is planned July 19-20 at to help forest owners, loggers and natural resource professionals better diagnose root disease issues and manage forests in ways that reduce root disease impacts. Registrations are due July 12. Root diseases are the primary tree killer on two-thirds of northern Idaho forests. ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Northern Idaho | Extension | Forestry | Kootenai County
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Sandpoint Forestry Shortcourse Registrations Due June 6
Posted: Wednesday, May 30 2012
Many Idaho forest landowners desire a better understanding of how forests grow and how they can better manage their forest property to meet their goals. Furthermore, forest landowners are often required to demonstrate planned, active forest management to qualify for forestry property tax incentives and cost-share assistance. This summer, a 6-session program, titled the Forestry Shortcourse, ...
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St. Maries Logger Education Workshop Registrations Due March 8
Posted: Thursday, March 1 2012
Over 1,400 Idaho loggers have taken the 3-day University of Idaho Extension program on forest ecology, silviculture, and water quality, titled Logger Education to Advance Professionalism or LEAP. LEAP Update is an annual opportunity for LEAP graduates to build on that professional development in forestry. LEAP Update will be held in St. Maries, March 15-16. This year’s topics include: soil d...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Extension | Forestry | Kootenai County | Nez Perce County | Latah County
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2011-2012 Idaho Forest Stewardship Educational Programs Offered
Posted: Wednesday, October 12 2011
Roughly 40 percent of the forests in Boundary, Bonner, Kootenai and Benewah counties are owned by family forest owners. Over the next year, University of Idaho Extension will again conduct a series of 12 forestry educational programs at over 20 locations throughout northern Idaho, to help strengthen family forest owners' abilities to manage their forest land to meet their goals. Topics ...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Northern Idaho | Extension | Bonner County | Forestry | Kootenai County | Latah County
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Natural Resources Camp Connects Youth to the Environment for 53rd Year
Posted: Monday, May 16 2011
Written by Bill Loftus KETCHUM, Idaho – Young people ages 12 to 14 who want to learn about the environment first hand at the Idaho Natural Resources Camp this summer need to act fast to make the May 21 early registration deadline and save some money. So far 30 campers have registered, about half of the normal turnout. "We usually get a lot of applications just before the early registration deadli...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Natural Resources | Soil | Extension | Forestry
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