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Recreation tips for the South Fork Boise River

By Steve StuebnerWriter and ProducerLife on the Range The South Fork of the Boise River is a scenic and popular place to go fishing, camping, and whitewater rafting. It’s got a blue-ribbon rainbow trout fishery, lots of camp sites, and a challenging whitewater canyon.  With a steady stream of new people moving into the greater... Read more »

Know where to go before you go ...

Plan your outdoor tripin advance to avoid conflicts  By Steve StuebnerIdaho Rangeland Conservation Partnership By all accounts, the number of people playing outdoors in Idaho has been growing rapidly in recent years as record numbers of people move here or vacation here. Visits to Idaho’s Public Lands are increasing, and that’s led to an increase... Read more »

Range tips for Recreationists

By Steve StuebnerWriter and ProducerLife on the Range Many parts of the Boise National Forest are managed for multiple use. Near Cow Creek summit, west of Mountain Home, Angus cattle graze on mountain slopes. These are known as “rangelands,” which provide nutritious forage for livestock and wildlife.   These are working lands for local ranchers like... Read more »

Anglers co-exist with cattle on the S. Fork Boise River

By Steve StuebnerWriter and ProducerLife on the Range In the spring, local ranchers graze cattle along the South Fork of the Boise River, while early-bird anglers fish and float for trout. “Cattle grazing is one of our multiple use activities on the Boise NF. It’s kind of an awesome mix between what people do for... Read more »