The Idaho Panhandle Resource Advisory Committee will meet on March 8, at 9 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Idaho Panhandle National Forests Supervisor’s Office, 3815 Schreiber Way, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
The purpose of this meeting is for the advisory committee to define their operating procedures and business practices. The RAC will also be electing a chairperson and scheduling future meeting dates. The meeting is open to the public.
The RAC works closely with the Forest Service to recommend projects that will benefit forest health, fish, wildlife, soils, watersheds and other resources; maintains roads, trails and other infrastructure; or control noxious weeds.
The Idaho Panhandle RAC covers the Idaho Panhandle National Forests within the State of Idaho and includes Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai, Shoshone, Benewah and Latah Counties.
The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with Title II of the Act. For additional information, please contact Phillip Blundell, RAC coordinator, at 208-783-2101, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.