University of Idaho Extension

 

University of Idaho Extension provides reliable, research based education and information to help people, businesses, and communities solve problems, develop skills, and build a better future. Through our statewide network of faculty and staff in 42 counties and 12 research and extension centers, we work collaboratively with individuals, businesses and communities to transform knowledge into solutions that work. We focus on contemporary topics that matter to you most, including small and large scale sustainable agriculture, home horticulture, natural resources, health and nutrition, food safety, personal financial management, youth development, and community development.


Contact University of Idaho Extension


Contact University of Idaho Extension

Barbara Petty
Interim Director
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 2338
Moscow, Idaho  83844-2338
Phone: 208-885-5883
Fax: 208-885-6654


 

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  • Idaho


7 Introductory articles were found for University of Idaho Extension

How To: Apply for a Stream Channel Alteration Permit


Culverts, bridges, and fords on perennial streams are considered stream channel alterations when used on logging roads and skid trails. Learn about Stream Channel Alteration Permits and determine which process you must follow.


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How To: Build a Slash Filter Windrow


Slash filter windrows are structures made out of waste logs and compacted slash and help to protect forest streams from sediment originating from forest roads. Learn how to correctly build a slash filter windrow.


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How To: Construct a Ford


Fords can be used as temporary or permanent stream crossings. Learn where and when you can use a ford and how to install them correctly.


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How To: File a Notification of Forest Practice and Certificate of Slash Compliance/Fire Hazard Agreement


Before you begin any forest practice you must file a few forms at your local Idaho Department of Lands office.


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How To: Identifying Soil Characteristics


Knowing the properties of your forest soils will help you predict how soils will respond to forest operations. Learn how to identify your forest soils by conducting your own field soil survey.


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How To: Install a Permanent Culvert


Choosing the appropriate type of culvert and installing it correctly is important to the health of associated streams. Learn how to correctly install permanent culverts.


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How To: Locate a Stream Protection Zone


In recognition of their ability to protect and maintain high water quality, the riparian areas and wetlands of Idaho's forested watersheds have earned special protection in the IFPA rules, called Stream Protection Zones (SPZs). Learn how to correctly locate and mark SPZs.


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