The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests will implement new use restrictions at Weir Creek Hot Springs starting the last week of November, citing public health and safety concerns and natural resource damage. The hot springs and surrounding area will be closed to occupancy from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. (Pacific) daily under the new restrictions. A grace period for outreach and education will take place before the closure is enforced on a date to be announced. Read more.
Cheryl Probert and Andrew Skowlund have both returned to their leadership roles on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests following temporary assignments elsewhere in the Forest Service.
Cheryl Probert has returned as the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests Supervisor following a temporary promotion as Acting Deputy Regional Forester in Missoula, Mont. She is joined by Deputy Forest Supervisor Marty Mitzkus, who returns to the role after filling in behind Probert.
Andrew Skowlund is back as the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests’ North Fork District Ranger following a temporary promotion as Acting Deputy Forest Supervisor on the Idaho Panhandle National Forest in Coeur d’Alene.
Acting, or temporary, positions allow the Forest Service to keep critical roles in the organization filled while providing beneficial job experience to the individual in the acting role.
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