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.

  • Comments from The Wilderness Society, Natural Resources Defense Council, and others submitted to the Bureau of Land Management regarding proposed rules for leasing land for wind and solar energy projects on federal lands. 

  • The 114th Congress faces a multitude of environmental challenges. The Wilderness Society is working the halls of power to make sure that America's wild places are part of the legislative agenda, and to make sure that lawmakers and staff are hearing both sides of the issues.

  • The Wilderness Society submitted official comments on the draft Desert Renewable Energy Conservation plan that was proposed early in the fall of 2014. The comment period allowed for broad public participation in determining the future of balancing conservation and recreation with renewable energy development.

    The following is an excerpt from our comments submitted on February 22, 2015. The full comment document is available for download.