Forest Utilization Research (FUR) is a legislative program funded annually by the state of Idaho to provide unbiased research, outreach and policy analysis to the people of Idaho since 1976. The umbrella program supports four specific research and outreach programs and provides basic funding against which the college leverages research funding from federal agencies.
University of Idaho Policy Analysis Group
PAG provides unbiased data and analysis to natural resource industries and the legislature.
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University of Idaho Forest Nursery
Development of new nursery practices and seedling varieties is essential to reforestation efforts for Idaho's timber industries and timber-based agencies.
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University of Idaho Experimental Forest
More than 10,000 acres of forest are managed by the college and provide research and teaching opportunities to benefit the state's timber industry.
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University of Idaho Rangeland Center
This collaborative outreach joins the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences with the College of Natural Resources to address the state's most pressing rangeland issues.
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