New Kootenai Forest supervisor coming from Idaho Panhandle

PUBLIC LANDS — This is an unusually local transfer.  Usually new national forest supervisors come from some distance rather than from adjoining forests.  

Will familiarity be a boon?

USFS names new supervisor of Kootenai NF in Montana
Chris Savage, the new supervisor of the Kootenai National Forest in Montana, has a degree in watershed science from the University of Utah and spent five years of his Forest Service career as a hydrologist on the nearby Idaho Panhandle National Forest.
— Flathead Beacon

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