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BLM Boise District in Southwestern Idaho 

In the Spotlight 

Extreme Mustang Makeover Comes to Nampa, Idaho July 24-25 | ATTEND | SCHEDULE and MORE DETAILS

Shoshone-Paiute Tribes and BLM Idaho Sign Memorandum of Understanding  

Celebrate America’s Mustang Events coming to Idaho!

2015 Desert Discovery Days

2015 Desert Discovery Days

Idaho Bird Observatory 2015 field work: Long-billed Curlew Tracking website for 20 birds captured from 7 different areas. There are several key areas for curlews during the non-breeding season including the Central Valley and Salton Sea areas of California and northwestern Mexico, especially around the mouth of the Colorado River.


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

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

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

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

Current NEPA Projects

Gateway West Transmission Line

Owyhee Grazing Permit Renewal 

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) and 
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)


Resource Advisory Council (RAC)

Boise District BLM Seeks RAC Nominations

Boise District RAC evaluates routes for Gateway West transmission line


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