U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
Boise District | Wilderness :: Spring 2013
Austin Meyers, Porter Simper and Bailey Bachman — seniors at Rimrock Junior-Senior High School in Grandview — install a sign they and three other members of the welding class fabricated to mark cherrystem roads leading into Wilderness areas in Owyhee County. Agriculture and Welding instructor Alan Schoen led the semester-long project using design specifications from the Wilderness project staff in the BLM Boise District Office.
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The name of each route is stenciled into quarter-inch thick steel with a plasma cutter
Design and workmanship must withstand extreme weathering conditions and stresses like contact with passing animals, while not intruding unnecessarily on the scenic vistas that characterize the Wilderness system.
"This was the perfect project for the class," said teacher Alan Schoen. "These 6 students focused on it the entire semester."