Idaho Panhandle National Forests seeks Camp Robin comments

By Reader Staff

The Idaho Panhandle National Forests is seeking public comments on the Camp Robin Project located on the Bonners Ferry Ranger District. The public comment period is open for 30 days, with comments accepted through Jan. 19. Project information and instructions on how to comment are available on the Idaho Panhandle National Forests website.

Public comments help guide the project. Please focus your comments on the proposed action and include rationale to help us understand your concerns. The Bonners Ferry Ranger District will host an open house at the Boundary County Extension Office on Thursday, Jan. 4, from 6-8 p.m. at 6447 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry.

Camp Robin is a vegetation management project designed to address hazardous fuels, forest health and resilience, wildlife habitat, watershed health and recreation management concerns. Within the 42,000-acre project area, approximately 380 acres are proposed for prescribed burning and about 6,200 acres for commercial vegetation management.

Call 208-267-5561 for more information about this project.

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