Entries by Ingrid Ougland

Connecting People to the Land

March 8, 2019 — The North Fork Owyhee Wilderness Area is located in southwest Idaho near the Oregon border. The landscape is diverse, ranging from river canyons over a thousand feet deep to open expanses of sagebrush and grassland plateaus. Eight years ago this week we transferred more than 600 acres adjacent the North Fork […]

A Bipartisan Victory for Public Lands

02.12.19 We are cheering on the U.S. SENATE for passing a public lands package that includes permanent re-authorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). From designated wilderness to national parks to neighborhood playgrounds, the Fund is a benefit to everyone in the community. This legislation will permanently authorize a federal program to use […]