Priest Lake Supervisory Area (Coolin)
Area Manager: Mick Schanilec
Administrative Assistant: Nicci Lee - email firstname.lastname@example.org
Fire Warden, Priest Lake Forest Protective District: Dan Brown
4053 Cavanaugh Bay Road, Coolin, Idaho 83821
Phone (208) 443-2516
Fax (208) 443-2162
About Our Office
The Priest Lake Supervisory Area is responsible for the management of 184,858 acres. Ninety-eight percent of this acreage is public school endowment land. Our annual cut is 16 million board feet per year. Reforestation (planting) averages approximately 500 acres per year, site preparation averages approximately 400 acres per year and pre-commercial thinning averages approximately 500 acres per year.
The Priest Lake Supervisory Area is responsible for 194,000 acres of fire protection with the Selkirk Crest as the eastern boundary, and Priest Lake and Priest River as the western boundary. Our Area prescribe burns an average of sixteen blocks per year for about 350 acres treated. We also burn slash piles from approximately 200 acres each year.