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News Updates

As part of the University of Idaho, Idaho’s land-grant institution, the Department of Forest, Rangeland & Fire Sciences (FRFS) supports Idaho’s citizens through research, training of the next generation of leaders and workforce, and outreach to improve the productivity and sustainability of Idaho’s forest and rangelands.

Here we highlight the success of our students, our research impact, our engagement with stakeholders, and news from the FRFS community.

Student Success

VandalJacks Cut Through Competition this Fall

University of Idaho’s “Vandaljacks” timber sports team hosted the 2024 annual Lumberjack Classic in Moscow, ID.

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North Idaho Field Trip

Students recently participated in the longest running course offered at UI.

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Two UI Forestry Students Awarded Scholarships

Oregon Logging Conference (OLC) Foundation funds scholarships.

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Research Impact

Revolutionizing Reforestation

Tackling Challenges in Forest Regeneration

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Linking Fire Behavior and LiDAR to Long-Term Fire Effects

Understanding and predicting the effects of fires on individual trees and forests is of critical importance to resource managers.

Photo: Aaron Sparks

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A Better Approach to Determining Stream Permanence

A recent study explores alternative options for modeling and predicting flow permanence.

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Stakeholder Engagement

Leaping into Forestry and Natural Resources at U of I

This Leap Day, a group of 18 students from Clearwater Valley High School delved into the world of forestry and natural resources at the University of Idaho.

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Forest Nursery Grows Careers

Nursery Students Are in High Demand

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FRFS Community

Students Develop Field Skills at Rinker Rock Creek Ranch

The REM 460 Integrated Field Studies in Rangelands course provided an immersive experience for those seeking hands-on knowledge in the field.

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Navigating Career Opportunities at the College of Natural Resources Spring Networking Night

The University of Idaho hosts a Networking night to cultivate relationships between students and employers.

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Karen Launchbaugh Wins 2024 Frederic G. Renner Award

Karen Launchbaugh, Ph.D., is awarded for her outstanding achievements.

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Contact Us

Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1133
Moscow, ID 83844-1133

Phone: 208-885-7952


Web: College of Natural Resources

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