A Western Governor's Association initiative brings state, federal, local and industry leaders together to seek solutions to improve forest and rangeland management.
A Boise hospital will pay around $300,000 to move and care for the tree to make way for expansion.
The region saw a below-average fire season overall, with about 7,500 square miles burned so far.
The land near St. Maries has an appraised value of $4.6 million.
University of Idaho Extension offers an outdoor "Forest Insect and Disease" field day Nov. 19 in Coeur d'Alene.
The study says human-caused global warming contributed an additional 16,000 square miles of burned forests from 1984 to 2015.
Environmentalists opposed to the sale of the Elliott State Forest mounted a protest at Tuesday's State Land Board meeting.
The certification of a class action lawsuit has raised the stakes of Oregon in litigation over its forest management.
Tri-Pro Forest Products closed its Orofino mill on Tuesday.