Idaho Forest Practices Advisory Committee to meet in December

Thursday November 14, 2019

(COEUR D’ALENE) – The Idaho Forest Practices Advisory Committee (FPAC) will meet Dec. 5, 2019 in the Idaho
Department of Lands (IDL) Coeur d’Alene staff office.

This meeting’s agenda will include the results of the Class I, streamside, tree-retention-rule, Shade Effectiveness
Study and discussions regarding implications of cable-assisted harvesting technology for the Forest Practices

What: FPAC meeting
When: Dec. 5, 2019
Time: 9 A.M. (Pacific Time)
Where: IDL Coeur d’Alene staff office, Sundance Room, 3284 W. Industrial Loop, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Boise Option: Video-conference is available in Boise, IDL Boise staff office, Garnet West Room, 300 N. 6th St., Boise, Idaho

The purpose of FPAC, as established by Idaho Code, is to provide technical assistance to IDL and the Idaho State
Board of Land Commissioners (Land Board) in matters relating to the Idaho Forest Practices Act. The committee
typically meets two or three times per year depending on current issues. It is comprised of nine voting members
appointed by the IDL director for three-year terms. Members include a fisheries biologist; a non-industrial
private forest landowner; two forest landowners (one from northern Idaho and one from southern Idaho); two
resident forest operators (one from northern Idaho and one from southern Idaho); two members of the general
public (one from northern Idaho and one from southern Idaho); and one at-large member.

This is a public meeting and space in the room is limited, therefore, those who would like to attend are
requested to provide an RSVP by contacting Gary Hess at (208) 666-8636 or


MEETING CONTACT: Gary Hess, IDL Forest Practices Program Manager, (208) 666-8636,
MEDIA CONTACT: Sharla Arledge, PIO, 208-334-0286,