After an extended closure to all vehicular traffic due to a landslide, Forest Service Road #443, commonly known as Falls Point Road, is once again open for vehicles 50 inches wide or less. Read more.
Several campgrounds along the Selway River have been temporarily closed while the Moose Creek Ranger District of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests undertakes a project that will improve the long–term safety of these popular recreation sites. Read more.
Forest Service fire managers on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests’ Palouse Ranger District have plans to conduct a variety of prescribed burning activities on the district in the coming weeks as conditions allow. Read more.
As the fire season dwindles, smoke will still be visible from prescribed burns as Forest Service officials are taking advantage of cooling weather to pile burn in areas from this year’s timber harvests. These controlled burns are necessary to reduce hazardous fuels as a preventive measure, and to make timber harvests next year more accessible. Read more.
Harvesting a Christmas tree on National Forest System lands is a popular annual tradition which, for many, marks the beginning of the holiday season. This year, the Forest Service is offering permits to harvest Christmas trees online through Recreation.gov. Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests Christmas tree permits are now available to purchase online at http://bit.ly/NPCChristmasTrees. Read more.
Timber harvest operations along Forest Service Road #624, commonly known as Whitebird Ridge Road, will cause delays to travelers in the area. Read more.
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