Rock Creek Ranch near Hailey is 10,400 acres The Nature Conservancy and the Wood River Land Trust bought through a generous below market value deal to keep it forever open by its previous owners Harry Rinker and his family. Now its part of a collaborative effort with the University of Idaho.
Rock Creek Ranch near Hailey is 10,400 acres The Nature Conservancy and the Wood River Land Trust bought through a generous below market value deal to keep it forever open by its previous owners Harry Rinker and his family. Now its part of a collaborative effort with the University of Idaho. John Finnell, courtesy The Nature Conservancy
Rock Creek Ranch near Hailey is 10,400 acres The Nature Conservancy and the Wood River Land Trust bought through a generous below market value deal to keep it forever open by its previous owners Harry Rinker and his family. Now its part of a collaborative effort with the University of Idaho. John Finnell, courtesy The Nature Conservancy
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June 16, 2016 12:26 PM

U of I, Nature Conservancy, land trust turn Central Idaho ranch into learning center

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