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New report traces 2011 wood products trends in Idaho

Front cover of the report
Front cover of the report

The Bureau of Business and Economic Research team at the University of Montana, a NARA affiliate member, just published a report titled Idaho’s Forest Products Industry and Timber Harvest 2011 with Trends Through 2013According to the report’s abstract,

“This report traces the flow of Idaho’s 2011 timber harvest through the primary industries; provides …more

New report on logging utilization in Idaho

Front cover of report
Front cover of report

Logging utilization studies describe how trees are harvested in commercial operations and account for how the various tree parts are used. This information helps land managers evaluate their logging operations and can reveal utilization trends over time and within various regions.

Logging utilization data is particularly valuable to NARA researchers because it provides a basis used …more

Forestry and Idaho education and career resources

Fire Science recently launched a unique Idaho guide focused on providing career and education information.  They provide a list of schools and programs from the U.S. federal government National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), and provide interviews with fire experts in Idaho.  On the career side, they provide income tables in Idaho for Firefighters, Fire Inspectors / Investigators, and Fire Service Supervisors, talk about fire training, and also have a full section …more