Idaho is home to some of the most rugged and remote wildlands in the United States. Its forests, mountain deserts and rivers support some of the most diverse plant and animals species in the American west.

Boulder-White Clouds

One of the largest intact roadless areas in the country that lacks permanent protection, Boulder-White Clouds is important to sportsmen, hikers and nature-lovers of past, present and future.

Stories from Idaho

Learn more about Idaho's wildlands from residents who live, work and play on the land.

Idaho focus areas

Idaho's Clearwater Basin, Boise National Forest and Payette National Forest are two diverse wildlands in need of greater protection.

Other campaigns in Idaho

In addition to the national forests we're working to protect, we're also fighting threats to Idaho's rare wild desert canyonlands and struggling wildlife species.

Help protect Idaho

You can help ensure that Idaho's wildlands remain vibrant and healthy for generations to come. Join us in protecting Idaho wildlands.

  • Anastasia Greene

    “Secretary Jewell is on the right track. The plan to pursue cancellation of this oil and gas lease sets the stage for getting rid of the remaining leases in the Badger-Two Medicine region,” said Jamie Williams, president of The Wilderness Society. “This is not only an ecologically invaluable link between Glacier National Park and the Bob Marshall Wilderness Area, it’s a sacred place for the Blackfeet Nation and a stronghold for the Blackfeet culture.

  • Michael Reinemer

    “In this season of Thanksgiving, we are grateful to have a bipartisan group of Senators at the grown-ups’ table showing real leadership by advancing legislation to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund, in S. 556,” said Alan Rowsome, Senior Director of Government Relations for Lands at The Wilderness Society.  “That contrasts with Rep.

  • Michael Reinemer

    Today federal legislation to protect and enhance the Yakima River basin’s fisheries, ecosystem and water supply was passed by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.