The Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) is seeking nominations for two open positions on the Idaho Forest Practices Act Advisory Committee (FPAAC).   

The terms for the “General Public Representative South” and “Operator North” positions end December 31, 2018. The IDL will accept nominations for these positions through Sept. 30, 2018 for the 2019-2021 term.    

The purpose of FPAAC, as established by Idaho Code, is to provide technical assistance to the Idaho State Board of Land Commissioners (Land Board) in matters relating to the Idaho Forest Practices Act.  

Applicants must be Idaho residents. Organizations or individuals interested in nominating a candidate must send a short biography and description of the nominee’s forest practices related experience and/or training to Gary Hess, IDL Forest Practices Program Manager. Send nominations by mail or e-mail to the address below.  

The FPAAC typically meets two or three times per year depending on current issues. It is comprised of nine voting members qualified by experience and/or training to provide advice related to forest practices. Members include: a fisheries biologist; three private forest landowners who regularly engage in forest practices (one from northern Idaho, one from southern Idaho and one nonindustrial); two forest practice operators (one in northern Idaho and one in southern Idaho); and three representatives of the general public (one in northern Idaho, one in southern Idaho, and one at-large).  

CONTACT: Gary Hess, IDL Forest Practices Program Manager, 3284 W. Industrial Loop, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815, 208-666-8636, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.