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The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests is now accepting public comments on the proposed actions of the Red Siegel forest management project, located approximately eight miles southeast of Elk City. The project is located on the forest’s Red River Ranger District and is being designed to i…

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LAPWAI, Idaho — The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests and the Nez Perce National Historical Park invite the public to enjoy a new documentary titled “Camas: Sacred Food of the Nez Perce.” The documentary premiers Saturday, Jan. 15 in–person at the Nez Perce National Historical Park Visit…

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Access to Twin Bridges boat ramp along the Salmon River will be closed until the end of January due to construction. The purpose of the construction is to extend and reinforce the boat ramp for a safer launch of boats.

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The Idaho Department of Lands sold a timber sale on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, at Kamiah. Fidlers Stash, located three (3) miles southwest of Weippe, was sold to Clearwater Paper Corporation.

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With winter weather approaching and the holidays on the horizon, many families are looking forward to getting outdoors to find the perfect Christmas tree on their local public lands. The USDA Forest Service is selling Christmas tree cutting permits through Recreation.gov again this year, and…

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Idaho North Central District (PH-INCD) and the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) are lifting all active harmful algae bloom (HAB) public health advisories that have been issued in the north central Idaho in 2021.

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Roads accessing the South Grangemont block of state endowment trust land will close to vehicle traffic beginning Thursday, Nov. 4, but will remain open to ATVs (under 50 inches) and motorcycles.

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Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protection Association responded to two fires on the District this past week. One was located east of Weippe and was one-tenth acre.  The second fire was on Cooper Road off of Upper Fords Creek Road and 1.2 acres in size. Both are under investigation. The local Rur…

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Roads accessing the South Grangemont block of state endowment trust land will close to vehicle traffic beginning Thursday, Nov. 4, but will remain open to ATVs (under 50 inches) and motorcycles.

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Repair work has been completed on Forest Service Road #101, better known as Smith Creek Road, where a landslide caused culvert failure and a road washout in 2019. The official closure order on the road has been rescinded, and Smith Creek Road is now open for public travel.

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Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protection Association (C-PTPA) had two fires Oct. 11, both off of the Main Haul road between Clarkia and Boehls. Both fires are about 10 acres and under investigation.

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Implementation of the Tinker Bugs forest management project on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests will soon be underway. Visitors to the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests should be prepared for delays on Forest Service roads at the project site on National Forest System lands sout…

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Forest Service engineers, road crews, and contractors continue work across the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests maintaining and improving roads and infrastructure to better allow for visitor access, facilitate forest management projects, and protect the integrity of natural resources. T…

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The Forest Service has worked with the purchaser and logging operators on the Windy Shingle North timber sale, located in the Shingle Creek and Papoose Creek drainages southwest of Riggins, to decrease impacts to the public from road closures and delays due to timber harvest operations in the area.

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With the cooler wet weather in north-central Idaho, land managers are now lifting Stage I Fire Restrictions on all lands within the Riverbreaks Zone of the Grangeville Fire Restriction Area as of 12:01 a.m. (one minute after midnight) PDT Monday, September 27, 2021.

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Officials on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests’ Moose Creek Ranger District are pleased to announce that Forest Service Road #319, better known as Fog Mountain Road, is now open to full-sized vehicles following an extended closure period while crews repaired the road that was damaged…