PAG Report 19 | Published December 2000 | Sustainable forest management is one goal of a growing list of human activities that impact the environment. This report places timber harvesting in Idaho in that context. The focus questions that guide the analysis are: What is sustainable forest management? How important is the timber harvesting issue in Idaho? What is the timber situation in Idaho's forests? What policies affect timber harvesting in Idaho? What are the effects of timber harvesting on other resources? The report also examines alternative approaches to watershed analysis as a tool to assure that forest management activities are sustainable.