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For the latest news and information about active fires on the more than 9 million acres of state, private and federal land we protect visit our Fire News Feed webpage.

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Public Information Officer
Sharla Arledge
(208) 334-0286

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News Release Archive

Idaho and USDA sign historic agreement to improve forest health 

USDA Under Secretary Jim Hubbard in Boise to sign historic agreement with Idaho 

Local high school choir to sing for Land Board

Youth ChalleNGe Academy teenagers assist in post-fire reforestation 

Report confirms no widespread violation of constitutional limitations on historic state land sales 

John Lillehaug appointed to Idaho Forest Practices Advisory Committee

Winter is a good time to submit dock permit applications 

Idaho forests inspected for spread of tree-killing insects

Idaho Forest Practices Advisory Committee to meet in November 

Starting Oct. 21, fire safety burn permits no longer required this year 

Before you hunt, keep these three things in mind 

Idaho auctions another Good Neighbor Authority timber sale on federal lands 

Idaho auctions 51 Priest Lake lots for $25,580,124

Land Board votes to keep endowment lands open for recreation 

Audit of oil and gas royalties on State of Idaho leases released 

Land Board boosts payouts for public schools, sets new record for all endowments for fiscal year 2020 

Land Board appoints Dustin Miller to lead Idaho Department of Lands 

Idaho cleared to auction remaining, new lake lots through 2024 

Media Advisory: Oil and gas town hall meeting to be held July 17 in Payette 

IDL seeks nominations for Idaho Forest Practices Act Advisory Committee 

Idaho doubles effort to increase federal land management, expands ‘Good Neighbor Authority’ to federal rangelands 

Idaho Department of Lands issues order approving BNSF Railway Co. permit application 

Idaho auctions nine Payette Lake lots for $3,870,000 

Rulemaking Update 

OPINION: Potential state-federal-private land deal could benefit Idaho 

Northern Idaho agencies remind public about wakes and illegally placed buoys 

Idaho students learn forestry and win cash, prizes in 36th annual Idaho State Forestry Contest

Burned and blown-down forests across Idaho treated to prevent bark beetle infestation 

Fire safety burn permits required starting May 10

Hundreds of fifth graders learn about natural resources during Environmental Awareness Days 

Arbor Day Focus: Protecting Idaho’s forests against invasive insects

U of I study: Up to one-third of family-owned forests likely to change hands in five years 

Reforestation begins on private lands burned in 2015 Clearwater Complex Fires 

Media Advisory: Opportunity to see fire investigators in training 

Idaho Forest Practices Act Advisory Committee to meet in April 

No proposed land exchange involving Idaho’s State lands and HiTest Silicon 

North Idaho forests conserved for forestry, wildlife, & public access 

Public hearing date set for BNSF Railway Co. permit application 

Progress made on East Spur Road access dispute 

Media Advisory: Comment period open for BNSF Railway Co. permit application 

Idaho auctions Good Neighbor Authority timber sale on Idaho Panhandle National Forests 

LAND BOARD: Good Neighbor Authority improves the lives of citizens and the health of our lands 

David Groeschl appointed Acting Director of Idaho Department of Lands 

Members appointed to Idaho Forest Practices Act Advisory Committee

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