Forest-related education and information websites


Dovetail Partners’ Forest Information – Environmental education resources and information which is understandable, unbiased, accurate, and available in a wide variety of formats that strives to facilitate informed decisions regarding forestry-related issues.

Economic Information Reports – University of Montana’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research – Forest Industry Research Program.

Extension Forestry & CNR Outreach – Bringing the University to the People of Idaho.

Evergreen Magazine – Evergreen Foundation is a non-profit forestry research and educational organization.

Forest A- Syst – Tools to Protect, Enhance and Manage Private Forestland.

Forestry Images – The Source for Forest Health, Natural Resources & Silviculture Images. A joint project of the University of Georgia and the USDA Forest Service.

Forest Inventory Analysis – FIA reports on status and trends in forest area and location; in the species, size, and health of trees; in total tree growth, mortality, and removals by harvest; in wood production and utilization rates by various products; and in forest land ownership.

Forest Products Society – Fosters innovation and research for the forest products industry.

Idaho Department of Labor – Employment and economic information.

Idaho Department of Lands – Timber harvest standards including best management practices on private land, water quality or timber harvest on state land.

Idaho Forest Restoration Partnership – Help strengthen collaborative forest restoration efforts across Idaho.

Idaho Forest, Wildlife and Range Policy Analysis Group – Established by the Idaho Legislature in 1989 to provide objective analysis of the impacts of natural resource proposals.

Intermountain Society of American Foresters – is the national scientific and educational organization representing the forestry profession in the United States.

Rocky Mountain Research Station – People dedicated to advancing science and supporting natural resource management through research and development.

Society of American Foresters – Professionals working for the health and productivity of America’s forests.

Trees of the Pacific Northwest – Find out about the major species of trees growing in the West.

U-Idaho, College of Natural Resources – An integrated approach to understanding the ecology & management of ecosystems.

U-Idaho Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences – Websites and publications resources available.

U-Idaho Extension Forestry – Education that helps private forest owners, natural resource professionals, and loggers.

Idaho Board of Scaling Practices – Idaho Board of Scaling Practices ensures professional quality in log scaling for the benefit of all parties with timber interests.

U of Idaho Policy Analysis Group – Idaho forests, wildlife and Range Policy Analysis Group.

US Endowment for Forestry and Communities

U.S. Forest Products Laboratory – Conducts research on forests and forest products to improve the use of wood.

U.S. Forest Service – Background on the agency responsible for overseeing national forests.

Woodland Notes – Archives of the University of Idaho’s Forestry Information Series.