Nature & Science

Photo of a conifer seedling.
What kind of tree is this? The Tree Guide knows.

The Idaho Panhandle National Forests are home to a diverse collection of plants and wildlife. Our web-based guides are provided to help you learn more about them. You may also find helpful brochures at any one of our offices. We hope that these guides and brochures will help you appreciate and understand your forest a little better. 

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Noxious Weeds

These alien invaders often crowd out native plants and create problems for people and the environment. Learn to recognize them with this guide.


Edible and Medicinal Plants of North Idaho

Many of our North Idaho plants have some edible or medicinal value. This guide highlights any historical importance to Native Americans and early explorers in the plants's edible and medicinal properties.


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