The Wilderness Society’s work along the Highway Two corridor aims to meet the recreational needs of the region and demonstrate the benefit of wilderness to local communities. We are committed to improving access to lands and ecological health of watersheds.
The wilderness areas in the Highway Two corridor are not only important for their natural resource values, but for the outstanding recreation opportunities they offer.
We're working in the Highway Two corridor on projects focused on recreational access and watershed restoration.
Our diverse partnerships are crucial to the success of our Highway Two work.
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The Wilderness Society 2015 Annual Report
For this report, The Wilderness Society reviewed data from more than 16,000 parcels auctioned off by the state. The analysis details more than a century of land sales that have privatized and closed off an amount of once-accessible lands nearly the size of the entire Sawtooth National Forest. Parcels often end up in the hands of some of Idaho’s biggest industries, while others have been turned into gravel pits, strip malls and even exclusive private fishing retreats and lakeshore hideaways for those wealthy enough to buy them.
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