Working Together Since 2010


Mission



The mission of the citizen-led Boise Forest Coalition is to provide the Boise National Forest with management recommendations that:

  1. Are developed through consensus decisions involving all members of the Coalition;
  2. Address natural resource, economic, recreational, and societal needs;
  3. Are compatible with Forest Plan direction including implementation of the Forest's Wildlife and Aquatic Conservation Strategies;
  4. Are economically realistic;
  5. Promote future collaboration during implementation and monitoring.


Objectives


  • Restore forest and ecological health
  • Reduce forest fuel hazards
  • Create economic opportunities
  • Produce forest products
  • Protect designated Idaho roadless areas
  • Enhance bull trout habitat and connectivity
  • Maintain and enhance fish and wildlife habitat
  • Provide a variety of trail-related recreational pursuits
  • Improve management of recreational uses to better address impacts on natural resources
  • Provide dispersed camping and wildlife-related opportunities
  • Coordinate with adjacent landowners in accomplishing objectives





  

Coalition News

 

The Forest Service is seeking public input (scoping comments) for the proposed Skunk Creek Project on the Cascade Ranger District in Valley County.
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Agriculture Secretary Perdue approved the CFLRP priority projects recommended by the Advisory Committee. The West Central Idaho Initiative is included in the top ten. Congress authorized up to $80 million annually (Farm Bill), subject to annual appropriations. The likely timing for the project is federal fiscal year 2022. The Advisory Committee recommendation letter is archived in the CFLRP Library.
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