Those traveling on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests near Slate Creek should prepare for upcoming travel impacts, including road closures and delays, associated with timber sale activity in the area.
The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests’ North Fork Ranger District advises the public that changes to the Kelly Forks Cabin rental program will take place this coming summer in order to allow more people to enjoy the cabin each season.
Many Americans are in search of a little holiday cheer, and this weekend, some will purchase a real Christmas tree to help make the season merry and bright. But hauling it home can be risky business. To help avoid a holiday mishap, AAA is sharing tips to safely transport a tree.
Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation (IDPR) will adopt a new fee structure and site-type simplification that will go into effect on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. There will also be a $2 increase to the motor vehicle entrance fee, from $5 to $7.
The USDA Forest Service Northern Region is seeking public feedback on a proposed list of deferred maintenance projects under consideration for Great American Outdoors Act funding in fiscal year 2022.
Forecast suggests that many places across the United States will have amply snowy ski slopes to turn to when people need a break from the stuffy indoors.
A new, simplified campsite reservation system will debut on Thursday, Dec. 10, ending a two-month pause on booking stays that allowed implementation of a new site selection menu.
Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests officials invite the public to take advantage of the early season snow at Lolo Pass. The Lolo Pass Visitor Center, located off of U.S. Highway 12 at the Idaho- Montana state line, is currently operating under its winter hours. Customer service is availab…
The Lolo Trail Muzzleloader Club would like to invite shooters and spectators to our first time ever Turkey Shoot! This is a traditional black powder, patched, round ball, and open site firearms event on Saturday, Nov. 21 at Wolverton’s Cabin, 2852 Wells Bench Rd., Orofino, Idaho.
The Idaho Department of Lands and the USDA Forest Service are part of a shared effort in a literal sense. They are sharing staff, funding, and are joining with a governor-appointed advisory group committee to identify mutual priorities and cross-boundary forest management opportunities.
The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests is pleased to offer more employment opportunities for those interested in “Caring for the Land and Serving People” through either a permanent or seasonal position within the variety of program areas the USDA Forest Service has to offer. Positions are…
More than 96% of endowment land in Idaho is accessible by foot, watercraft or vehicle, with about 2.3 million acres available for hunting or other recreation.
On Nov. 2 the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced it has delivered to Congress its priority list of deferred maintenance projects for Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) funding in fiscal year 2021. The GAOA will protect and enhance the economies of numerous gateway communities that surr…
Harvesting a Christmas tree on National Forest System lands is a popular annual tradition which, for many, marks the beginning of the holiday season. This year, the Forest Service is offering permits to harvest Christmas trees online through Recreation.gov. Nez Perce-Clearwater National Fore…
Forest Service fire managers on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests’ Palouse Ranger District have plans to conduct a variety of prescribed burning activities on the district in the coming weeks as conditions allow.
Several campgrounds along the Selway River have been temporarily closed while the Moose Creek Ranger District of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests undertakes a project that will improve the long–term safety of these popular recreation sites.
After an extended closure to all vehicular traffic due to a landslide, Forest Service Road #443, commonly known as Falls Point Road, is once again open for vehicles 50 inches wide or less. This popular route on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests’ Moose Creek Ranger District was repair…
Three popular launch sites along the Lower Salmon River are scheduled for improvements that will enhance access for anglers and recreationists.
Timber harvest operations along Forest Service Road #624, commonly known as Whitebird Ridge Road, will cause delays to travelers in the area.
The USDA Forest Service’s Northern Region has imposed new restrictions on the possession and use of forage and mulch products on National Forest System lands in order to help curb the spread of noxious weeds.
As the fire season dwindles, smoke will still be visible from prescribed burns as Forest Service officials are taking advantage of cooling weather to pile burn in areas from this year’s timber harvests.
Roads accessing the South Grangemont block of state endowment trust land will close to vehicle traffic beginning Wednesday, Nov. 4, but will remain open to ATVs (under 50 inches) and motorcycles.
Visitors to the North Fork of the Clearwater River should expect delays on a portion of Forest Service Road #250 on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests during project work that will facilitate future road improvements in the area.
The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests is excited to offer several upcoming permanent and seasonal job opportunities for those interested in working on the forest’s unique and dynamic fire program.
More than six million acres of Idaho’s forestlands are designated as “high risk” for potential catastrophic wildfire and insect and disease outbreaks. This week, Ara Andrea becomes the new coordinator for the group effort known as “Shared Stewardship” to address these issues with federal, st…
The Bryan Mountain fire, located approximately six miles southwest of Pollock between the main and west forks of the Rapid River, is approximately 470 acres based on aerial reconnaissance conducted this afternoon. Fire activity remains moderate, with similar fire behavior as yesterday, inclu…
Winter hours begin at Nez Perce National Historical Park visitor center Sunday, Oct. 4. The visitor center will be open 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. All 38 park sites will remain open and accessible daily.
Avista plans to rebuild approximately 10 miles of its 230-kilovolt transmission line, some of which is located on Craig Mountain Wildlife Management Area near the Salmon River.
In a report issued Sept. 22 from Cameron Eck, Program Fire Planner for Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protective Association, (C-PTPA), the agency responded to two fires this past week, both on Sept. 16.