Looking back over the last six months I think the most stand-out part of all my time with the Forest Service has been the people and the connections I have made. This summer helped me to understand why people spend most of their working life...

While working on the Middle Fork of the Salmon, I was no stranger to paperwork and the manual labor adjacent to it. There was a schedule that typically went unchanged daily but had the flexibility to keep me on my if I so chose. There...

After spending most of my summer living on the middle fork of the Salmon, I learned just how much time and effort it takes to keep this pristine and beloved functioning for commercial use. When the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 1968 was first...

Diary of the Middle ForkThe 4.2 million acres of the Salmon-Challis National Forest are a piece of land that very much carries its own culture. This ranges from people who literally dedicated their lives to preserving the land and waters here to those who decided...

Over the past weeks, I have been learning and living on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Central Idaho. Through studying and living on the land, I am very fortunate to have this opportunity to be there. Over this last month, I have...