Features

  • National Forest trains with cooperators to combat wildfires

    One week closer to fire season and two steps closer to being prepared for what is shaping up to be a very active fire season. The Caribou-Targhee National Forest worked with cooperating agencies to practice how they will respond to emergencies on federal lands. Learn more about the exercise.

  • Cooperating agencies fight fungus that kills bats

    Just outside the mouth of a popular summer tourist attraction, the team tested the efficacy of a potentially lifesaving treatment for bats. The treatment is a vaccine that helps protect the animals from white-nose syndrome, which is caused by a fungal infection. It is one of the most devastating wildlife diseases and has killed millions of bats across North America since its emergence in 2007.

  • East Mink Creek Corridor Project

    The Great American Outdoors Act gives the USDA Forest Service new opportunities to deliver benefits to the American public through major investments in recreation infrastructure, public lands access, and land and water conservation. These investments improve outdoor recreation and contribute to economic growth and job creation in rural America. 

  • Firefighters to continue prescribed fire operations in Teton Canyon

    Burning operations went well on Saturday, October 15. Close to 100 acres were treated in sagebrush and aspen stands. Ignition operations will resume Tuesday October 18 and continue into November as conditions allow. Ignitions will be performed using unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and heli-torch with numerous support crews on site. This project will improve wildlife habitat and manage forest vegetation. Updates will be posted to the Forest’s Facebook page at USFSCaribouTarghee.

  • IDPR Grant Application News Release

    The Palisades Ranger of the Caribou-Targhee National Forest will be submitting grant applications in January 2023 to the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation.

  • Ashton/Island Park and Dubois Ranger Districts Apply for Recreational Grant

    The Ashton/Island Park and Dubois Ranger Districts of the Caribou-Targhee National Forest are submitting grant applications to the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation (IDPR).