Thanks to an alert reader for this link…Check out this video.. some magnificent photography and some history as well.
It was a trust forced on the West more than a hundred years ago, one that has defined us ever since.
Our public lands are a playground for many, the source of much of our water and wildlife. Some might suggest that they are at the heart of who we are.
But there is a price to be paid when more than 60% of your state is federally owned.
Outdoor Idaho takes the pulse of the people’s land.
The story mentions this quote from Gifford Pinchot:
“rather to help the small man making a living than to help the big man to make a profit.”