Public comment is being accepted on a U.S. Forest Service proposed regenerative work project set near Syringa.
Fire safety burn permits from the Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) are no longer required for burning activities outside of city limits as of Oct. 21.
The Maggie Creek Supervisory Area of the Idaho Department of Lands in Kamiah will be closing roads accessing the Woodrat Mountain block of state land on Nov. 8. Entrance roads will be closed at Suttler Creek, Wilson Creek, Harris Ridge, Kidder Ridge, Glenwood Meadows, and Woodrat Mountain. C…
GRANGEVILLE -- The Clearwater Basin Collaborative (CBC) invites citizens who have interest in forest projects on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest (NPCLW) to attend a public meeting next Wednesday, Oct. 30,
With a draft decision now out on a proposed public lands treatment project outside of Grangeville, the Forest Service has opened the process for public objection.
Steelhead fishing continues on portions of the Snake, Salmon and Little Salmon rivers, and steelhead could still make an appearance in the Boise River.
Thanks to a partnership between Idaho of Fish and Game and the Boise State College of Innovation and Design, learning to field dress a big game animal just got a lot easier.
Idaho Department of Fish and Game is investigating the taking of a 6x6 trophy bull elk from private property Oct. 11 in the Lightning Creek Road area near Harpster.
BONNERS FERRY — As heavy machinery shunted earth, dug pits and generally disturbed a sunny September day, Michael Lucid explained how all this commotion may combat the worst effects of climate change.
On Saturday, Oct. 12, a report came in to Idaho Fish and Game regarding a cow elk that was shot and found dead on private property off of Wells Bench Road northeast of Orofino. No part of the animal was taken. It is anticipated that the elk was shot from the road during the afternoon or even…
Teton Valley, Idaho, resident and archery hunter Mark Eagan put in nearly 60 miles traipsing through the Teton Mountains this summer scouting for a quarry he would have the opportunity to hunt come August.
Most waterfowl seasons in Idaho open on either Oct. 5 or Oct. 12, and the statewide youth hunt is Sept. 28-29. While hunting success will ultimately be determined by myriad local conditions during the 2019-20 season, this year’s North American Waterfowl Breeding and Population Habitat Survey…
The White Bird streamgage, where Salmon River streamflow data has been recorded for 107 years, is not providing real-time water temperature data this October due to a reduction in funding, U.S. Geological Survey noted Monday morning, Sept. 30, on Twitter. The station’s webpage holds water te…
WINCHESTER – Public Health – Idaho North Central District in cooperation with the Nez Perce Tribe are issuing a public health advisory today (Friday, Sept. 27) for Winchester Lake. Residents are urged to use caution when recreating in or near the water.
A partnership between the USDA Forest Service, Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation, Idaho Conservation Corps, and local Backcountry Horsemen has reestablished access on the Rhoda Creek trail system, located in the Selway–Bitterroot Wilderness on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests.
BOISE – The Idaho Fish and Game Commission announced today that they would be closing the Clearwater River to steelhead fishing effective Sept. 29, marking the first time in decades that the Clearwater has been closed to anglers.
NEW MEADOWS -- The Payette National Forest is seeking public comment on the Little Red Goose Forest Resiliency Project on the New Meadows Ranger District of the Payette National Forest.
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission voted on Friday, Sept. 20 to close all steelhead seasons on the Clearwater River because the number of returning adult hatchery fish is less than the number needed for broodstock, and there is no surplus to provide a fishery.
RIGGINS — To provide a user-friendly and sanitary way to dispose of human waste that would otherwise end up in the Salmon River, the Forest Service is installing a new cleaning station with a septic collection and treatment (SCAT) machine.
COTTONWOOD – The third Annual Ranch Rodeo at Two Bar V Livestock Arena is set to go at 10 a.m. Sept. 21, with events including branding, doctoring, sorting, trailer loading and relay hide race.
In May, Bureau of Land Management Idaho state director John F. Ruhs issued a fire prevention order to prohibit the possession or use of steel core/incendiary/tracer ammunition and exploding targets.
In several areas of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests’ backcountry, bridges and other structures help make difficult crossings easier. But wear and tear take their toll on these structures, and they need maintaining to keep functional.
A route used for thousands of years by the Nez Perce people to access points from present day Idaho into Montana is getting some much–needed historic preservation attention.
Comments and questions will be entertained at a public meeting in Lowell on Wednesday, Sept. 18, regarding the proposed Pete King Wildlife Restoration Project.
Construction will begin Sept. 16 on improvements to the Bureau of Land Management's Shorts Bar Recreation Area along the Lower Salmon River. A large portion of the recreation area will be closed for up to six weeks to ensure public safety while the contractor completes the work.
The Salmon River Ranger District will be initiating the Wickiup prescribed fire southeast of Grangeville as early as Wednesday, Sept. 4, conditions permitting.
Stacking rocks to create wading pools in streams or rivers may seem inviting, however, such pools have several unintended consequences, according to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
Hunters should be advised that Avista Utilities will be conducting a power pole replacement on the ridge between Eagle Creek and Deer Creek in Unit 11 on Craig Mountain Wildlife Management Area. Gates will stay locked during this time and sportsmen can expect truck traffic on the Swamp Creek road.
COTTONWOOD – The Cottonwood Riding Club will host an O-Mok-See Sunday, Sept. 8, starting at 9 a.m. Single and team events will be held; everyone is welcome. Concessions will be available.
The Big Smith Fire, reported to Grangeville Interagency Dispatch Center at about 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, is about 1.5 acres in size, about 1.5 miles north of Syringa, and is being contested by 13 personnel and a helicopter with additional resources responding. Those resources include a Loch…
Public comment is sought on a prescribed burning project, the Rapid River Ecosystem Maintenance Burn Project, located on the Payette and Nez Perce-Clearwater national forests. Comment deadline is Sept. 16.
For people interested in hunting this fall who have not taken a hunter education course, it’s not too late. By completing an online course and attending a mandatory field day, students can fast-track their hunter education and be ready to hunt.
The Burgdorf-area Nethker Fire remains 98 percent contained at 2,355 acres in size. It has not increased in size for several days, according to the management team in charge.
Campbells Pond in Clearwater County is set to receive 1,500 rainbow trout next month. Good fishing can be had from the bank with several docks, including one handicap-accessible dock.
A local free raft trip is on Friday, Aug. 30. Meet at Lucile Recreation area, post 204 on U.S. Highway 95, at 9:30 a.m. A potluck in Riggins City Park will be the happening thing following the float trip. Call SRE at 208-628-3014 to let them know how many boats will be needed.
KAMIAH – Forest Service law enforcement officers are seeking information to recent vandalism at O'Hara Campground, located on the Moose Creek Ranger District of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests at the confluence of O’Hara Creek and the Selway River. A concrete picnic table at one of…
Eating bugs and sleeping three hours a night, a lost Utah man survived five days in Idaho County’s remote back country until a guiding light helped lead him out to a rescue party camp.
A honeybee takes advantage of a new pollinator plot planted by the Teller Refuge in spring 2019 as a demonstration project for the Bitterroot Valley. This year, a Bees to Bears Climate Adaptation Project started in North Idaho.
With all the trail cameras in the woods these days, it’s hard for even a rare animal to go unnoticed. And if you’re a wolverine sporting white feet instead of brown, you can bet you’ll get attention.
Nonresident elk and deer tags have sold out the past two years, and are selling even faster this year, Idaho Department of Fish and Game noted in an Aug. 12 news release. Nonresident hunters who plan to buy an elk tag, or resident hunters interested in buying a second tag, should do so quickly.
WINCHESTER – Winchester Lake State Park will hold a fishing derby Saturday, Aug. 31. Register at 8 a.m. at the boat launch. There is a $5 park entry fee per vehicle (no fee with parks annual pass). Two age categories will vie for first, second and third places in each category: 12 and younge…
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