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This excerpt from Idaho Outdoor's hour-long “Beyond the White Clouds” documentary was prepared for the Boise City Club event that honored Congressman Mike Simpson and Idaho Conservation League Executive Director Rick Johnson for their years of collaboration to create wilderness for the Boulder-White Clouds with the 2016 Ed and Dottie Stimpson Award for Civic Engagement. In 2015 Congress passed and President Obama signed a bill creating three new Idaho wilderness areas: the White Clouds Wilderness, the Hemingway-Boulders Wilderness and the Jim McClure-Jerry Peak Wilderness. Idaho Public Television
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Letters from the West

Letters from the West

Energy and environmental news from across the West

How you can hear Boise City Club’s inspiring discussion on the Boulder-White Clouds

December 11, 2016 11:48 AM

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Rocky Barker is the energy and environment reporter for the Idaho Statesman and has been writing about the West since 1985. He is the author of several books, including "Scorched Earth How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America," "The Flyfisher's Guide to Idaho" and "The Wingshooter's Guide to Idaho."