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Boise District

Southwestern Idaho-BLM's Boise District  

In the Spotlight 

2015 Desert Discovery Days

2015 Desert Discovery Days

June 30:
Screening of "The Sagebrush Sea" at the Egyptian Theater

Boise Bureau of Land Management Firefighter Passes Away

July 19: Join BLM and Idaho Mustang Club for trail ride through Hardtrigger Herd Management Area

Shoshone Paiute reintroduce Chinook Salmon into the East Fork of the Owyhee River

Boise District BLM Seeks Nominations to Resource Advisory Council

Areas Affected by Pony and Elk Fires Partially Reopened

Boise District RAC evaluates routes for Gateway West transmission line 

BLM Leases Oil and Gas Resources on Five Parcels in Southwest Idaho (Four Rivers Field Office)

Owyhee Grazing Permit Renewal 

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Helps Restore Sage-grouse Habitat burned in the Pony Complex Fire

Bruneau Field Office 2015 Sage-grouse Lek Count 

Ground Squirrel Tests Positive For Plague (Idaho Fish and Game)

Kuna Third Graders Participate in Desert Discovery Days

Marsing Arts in the Park Hosts 150 People


Current NEPA Projects

BLM Authorizes Fuel Break Network between Boise and Glenns Ferry 05/12/15

The Proposed Bruneau Owyhee Sage-grouse Habitat Project

The Owyhee Canyonlands Wilderness and Wild & Scenic River Management Plan is Published 04/20/15 (news release) 

NEPA documents

The areas affected by the Plan are the Big Jacks Creek, Little Jacks Creek, Bruneau-Jarbidge Rivers, North Fork Owyhee, Owyhee River, and Pole Creek wilderness areas and the 16 wild and scenic river segments that flow through them. These areas are now part of BLM's National Conservation Lands.

DOI Secretary Sally Jewell, Idaho Governor Butch Otter, and BLM Idaho State Director Jeff Foss at the Rangeland Fire Strategy Press Conference in Boise, Idaho 05/19/15

DOI Secretary Jewell Announces Comprehensive Rangeland Fire Strategy to Restore & Protect Sagebrush Lands (05/19/15)



Recreation Tips for this Weekend!

Birds of Prey NCA


Four Rivers

Four Rivers Field Office Travel Management Planning (TMP)

  • Big Willow Travel Map


Project completed on Jump Creek access road ensures safe access to recreation facilities

Owyhee Field Office TMP


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The Boise District Office includes:

Bruneau Field Office

Four Rivers Field Office

Owyhee Field Office

Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey NCA


Special Status Species

Special Status Species - Wildlife and Fisheries 

Special Status Species - Idaho Plants

Special Status Plants of the Boise District
(Atwood, Debolt, 2000)

Native Plants Gardens

SW Idaho Wildflower Coloring Book

Junior Explorer: Native Plants