The Idaho Department of Lands is implementing a new set of logging operation requirements for the upcoming (2019) fire season. They are as follows:
1. From July 1 through September 30, logging operations using a cable system or feller-buncher must have on-site a 200-gallon water tank and specified accessories.
2. During Stage II Fire Restrictions (Hoot Owl), there is a three-hour fire watch requirement.
3. Also there are additional requirements for cable logging and a change in on-site fire tools.