Monthly Archives: March 2017

Idaho Forest Practices Act

The IDL administers the Idaho Forest Practices Act (FPA), a law created in 1974 to promote active forest management and ensure that the health of forest soil, water, vegetation, wildlife, and aquatic habitat is maintained during the growing and harvesting of forest trees in Idaho. The IDL provides assistance to landowners to establish healthy, …

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Idaho Forestry Best Management Practices (BMPs)

Water. Cool, clean, plentiful water. Idaho’s 93,000 miles of rivers and streams support many uses. In Idaho, as in all of the western United States, water rights, water quantity and water quality are at the center of many of our environmental challenges. Forestry best management practices (BMPs) are those found to be the most …

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