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Forester Forums

Forester Forums are short informational publications that cover various aspects of forest management practices. The Forester Forums enable talented and knowledgeable IDL staff to share information about important issues pertaining to forestry.

On this page:

FIRE MANAGEMENT | FOREST MANAGEMENT | FOREST PRACTICES | INSECT AND DISEASE


Fire Management

›› Fire Management 1 - Idaho's Fire Hazard Management Laws - updated March 2009
›› Fire Management 2 - Take the Risk Out of Slash Burning - updated March 2009

Forest Management

›› Forest Management 1 - Idaho Timber Facts, 10-yr Idaho Timber Harvest Summary - updated April 2009
›› Forest Management 2 - Planning a Timber Harvest - updated April 2009
›› Forest Management 3 - Timber Sale Contracts - updated April 2009
›› Forest Management 4 - Locating a Timber Sale Purchaser - updated April 2009
›› Forest Management 5 - Administering a Timber Harvest - updated April 2009
›› Forest Management 6 - Consulting Foresters - updated April 2009
›› Forest Management 7 - Tree Planting - updated April 2009
›› Forest Management 8 - Summary of Cost Share Programs - Update Under Construction
›› Forest Management 9 - Snag Management - updated April 2009

Forest Practices

›› FPA 1 - Idaho Forest Practices Act - posted November 24, 2009
›› FPA 2 - Slash Removal from Streams - posted November 24, 2009
›› FPA 4 - Forest Roads - Compliant and Non-Compliant - posted November 24, 2009
›› FPA 5 - Cross Ditches - posted November 24, 2009
›› FPA 6 - Stream Protection Zones - posted November 24, 2009
›› FPA 7 - Fords - When, When, Why and How - posted November 24, 2009
›› FPA 10 - Potentially Unstable Slopes and Landforms - posted November 24, 2009
›› FPA 11 - Rolling Drain Dip - posted November 24, 2009
›› FPA 12 - Fish Passage Guidelines When Installing Stream Crossings - posted November 24, 2009
›› FPA 13 - Slash Filter Windrows - posted November 24, 2009
›› FPA 14 - Correctly Classifying Streams to Protect Fisheries and Domestic Water Supplies - posted November 24, 2009
›› FPA 15 - Sidehill Roads Abandonment Closure Guidelines - posted November 24, 2009
›› FPA 17 - Class I Streamside Tree Retention Rules - posted January 13, 2015

Insect and Disease

Current Insect and Disease Forester Forums are listed below along with last month/year update.

›› Insect and Disease 1 - Pine Engraver - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 2 - Laminated Root Rot - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 3 - Armillaria Root Disease - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 4 - Larch Casebearer - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 5 - Gypsy Moth - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 6 - Mountain Pine Beetle - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 7 - Western Pine Beetle - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 8 - Annosus Root Disease - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 9 - Western Balsam Bark Beetle - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 10 - Broom Rusts - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 11 - Engelmann Spruce Weevil - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 12 - Stem Decays - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 13 - Western Gall Rust - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 14 - White Pine Blister Rust - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 15 - Ice and Snow Damage - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 18 - Douglas-fir Beetle - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 19 - Douglas-fir Tussock Moth - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 20 - Fir Engraver - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 21 - Conifer Feeding Sawflies - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 22 - Elytroderma Needle Disease - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 23 - Needle Diseases of Conifers - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 24 - Dwarf Mistletoes - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 25 - Winter Injury - September 2014
›› Insect and Disease 26 - Wood Borers - September 2014