State of the Forest


  • Idaho's collaborative groups influence the pace and scale of forest restoration on federal lands.
  • Projects supported by the groups are in various stages of design, environmental review and implementation.
  • And each year, Collaborative Groups engage with Forest Service teams to initiate new projects.
  • State of the Forest tracks general metrics about the scale of restoration.  Updates occur throughout the year when projects progress.
  • The summary information below is in table and chart formats. 
  • Where are the projects located?  Refer to the statewideExternal link opens in new tab or window map of project locations .

Navigating the Reports/Charts


  • Two reports and two charts summarize project scale and the pace (NEPA duration).
    • Tables: Scale of Restoration, Pace of Restoration
    • Charts: Scale of Restoration, Pace of Restoration
  • Switch between the four options  by moving the cursor into the web page, and look for a gray navigation bar at the bottom. 
  • Click the down arrow located in the gray bar to choose an option by name.
  • Drilling Down on Scale of Restoration: 
    • Both the report and the chart display metrics aggregated by Collaborative Group, with the option to drill down to view more detail for the individual projects.
      • Report Format
        • Click on the name of the Collaborative Group to select the group.
        • Look in the upper right, above the table, for a "down" arrow.
        • Click the down arrow to view the list of projects supported by the Collaborative Group.
      • Chart Format
        • Click on a bubble to select it.
        • Look in the upper right above the chart for a "down" arrow.
        • Click the down arrow to view the chart of individual projects supported by the Collaborative Group.