Nez Perce Tribe's Watershed Division Awarded as Native Fish Conservationist of the Year

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LAPWAI, ID - The Watershed Division for the Nez Perce Tribe’s Fishery Department has been awarded the Richard L. Wallace Native Fish Conservationist of the Year Award. The award was presented on behalf of the Native Fish Committee of the Idaho Chapter of the American Fisheries Society.

Deadline for Agricultural Producers to Apply for Conservation Stewardship Program is Mar. 2nd

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BOISE, ID - The United States Department of Agriculture would like to remind agricultural producers who want to enhance their current conservation efforts to apply for the Conservation Stewardship Program. Through CSP, agricultural producers and forest landowners earn payments from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service for actively managing, maintaining, and expanding conservation activities. The deadline to apply for the current funding cycle is March 2nd.

Company Recalls Outdoor Gas Fire Pits Sold Exclusively at Home Depot

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LEWISTON, ID - The manufacturer of Hampton Bay 50,000 BTU outdoor gas fire pits is recalling the product after receiving three separate reports of consumers suffering burns while turning off the propane tank.  Approximately 58,000 pits were sold at Home Depot stores nationwide and online from August 2016 to last November.

Former Seattle Seahawk Jim Zorn Will be Guest Speaker at 56th Annual ID Athletic Hall of Fame & North Idaho Sports Award Banquet

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COEUR D’ALENE, ID - Former Seattle Seahawks player Jim Zorn will be the guest speaker at the 56th annual Idaho Athletic Hall of Fame and North Idaho Sports Award Banquet on April 14th. This banquet will honor northern Idaho high school and college athletes, coaches, and teams who excelled in their sports during the spring and fall of 2017 and the winter of 2017-2018.


Potlatch & Deltic Timber Complete Merger

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SPOKANE, WA / EL DORADO, AR - The Potlatch Corporation today announced that it has completed its merger with an Arkansas company.  In an all-stock transaction with Deltic Timber Corporation, the company now becomes known as PotlatchDeltic Corporation.  Officials say this move will create a leading domestic timberland owner and top-tier wood products manufacturer.  Combined, the company has a diverse timberland portfolio of nearly 2 million acres as well as several manufacturing facilities.


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