Idaho

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.

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.

  • Neil Shader

    New legislation introduced today in the House and the Senate would undermine state and federal planning efforts, nearly complete, to conserve the greater sage grouse and perpetuate uncertainty faced by all westerners, according to The Wilderness Society. The following statement can be attributed to Chase Huntley, senior government relations director for The Wilderness Society.

  • Neil Shader

    Authorization for LWCF runs out on September 30 2015.

    Today, Earth Day, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on “reauthorization and potential reforms” to LWCF. Funded primarily by offshore oil royalties—not taxpayer dollars—the program has had strong bipartisan support since its enactment in 1964. The Wilderness Society strongly supports several bills to reauthorize LWCF including S. 890, S. 338 and H.R. 1814, now pending in Congress.

  • Neil Shader

    Proactive, cooperative conservation measures could be a model for protections across the West

    The following statement can be attributed to Nada Culver, senior director of agency policy and planning for The Wilderness Society, regarding the Department of Interior’s decision to not add the bi-state greater sage grouse population to the Endangered Species List.